Philosophy

Purpose

  • Provide Christian training
  • Provide for the development of perceptual and motor skills
  • Stimulate socialization and develop a sense of responsibility
  • Discover, encourage, and evaluate a child’s learning ability
  • Foster creativity
  • Encourage sensitivity to, and understanding of one’s own feelings, as well as those of others

Goals

A variety of developmentally appropriate activities and materials shall be provided to help children achieve the following goals:

  • Positive self-concept, sense of independence, and wise use of leisure time
  • Social skills, ‘including an awareness of community
  • Cognitive skills
  • Physical development and skills
  • Sound health, safety and nutritional practice
  • Creative expression
  • Respect for diversity
  • Develop an appreciation for God’s world and to know what it means to be a child of God