Classroom Design

Block Center

Children Are Learning:

  • Shapes and size

  • To count

  • To create and build

  • Problem solving

  • Strengthen and control

Fine Motor

Children Are Learning:

  • Hand-eye coordination

  • To strengthen and control small muscles

  • School readiness skills

Quiet Area

Children are Learning:

  • To control their emotions

  • Patience

  • How to calm themselves

Sensory Table

Children are Learning:

  • To explore and experiment

  • To cooperate and share

  • To predict and observe

  • Hand-eye coordination

  • Cause and Effect

Art Center

Children are Learning:

  • To strengthen and control small muscles

  • To create

  • To express themselves

  • To share and take turns

Dramatic Play

Children Are Learning:

  • To pretend

  • To communicate

  • To cooperate and Share

  • To role-play life experiences

  • To use their imagination

Discovery Center

Children are Learning:

  • To explore and experiment

  • To ask questions

  • To make connections to the real world

  • Problem solving

  • Science and math concepts

Music & Movement

Children are Learning:

  • To express themselves

  • To cooperate and work together

  • To strengthen and control muscles

Outdoors

Children Are Learning:

  • Muscle skills, balance and coordination

  • To share and take turns

  • To explore nature and surroundings

  • To take risks and try new things

  • The importance of fresh air and exercise

Book Center

Children are Learning:

  • Book handling skills

  • Print awareness

  • To enjoy books and reading

  • To retell stories

  • To make connections to the real world

Water Table

Children are Learning:

  • To explore and experiment

  • To coordinate and share

  • To predict and observe

  • Eye-hand coordination

  • Cause and effect

Listening Center

Children Are Learning:

  • Listening skills

  • Print awareness

  • To enjoy music and books

  • Book handling skills

  • Sharing and cooperating

Writing Center

Children are Learning:

  • Print awareness

  • To strengthen and control small muscles

  • To express their ideas and thoughts

  • To use writing materials

Circle Area

Children are Learning:

  • To follow directions

  • To participate in a large group setting

  • To pay attention in a group setting

  • Boundaries or personal space