A child's play is not simply a reproduction of what he has experienced, but a creative reworking of the impressions he has acquired.
Our goal is to serve children and families within the Morristown area by offering a nurturing and stimulating atmosphere for young children. We provide children an opportunity for emotional, physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development in a Christian environment.
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.
Things to Know About
From The National Association for the Education of Young Children
Children learn through play. Children learn and develop cognitive skills, physical abilities, new vocabulary, social skills and literacy skills.
Play is healthy. Gross Motor and Physical Play helps children grow and develop coordination, self confidence and counteracts obesity issues facing many children today.
Play reduces stress. Play is joyful and provides an outlet for anxiety and stress.
Play is more than meets the eye. Play is simple and complex. There are many types of play: symbolic, sociodramatic, functional, and games with rules–to name just a few.
Play and learning go hand in hand. They are not separate activities. They are intertwined. Think about them as a science lecture with a lab. Play is the child's lab.