The curriculum at GMA allows children to learn, play and grow through activities.
It includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. These activities help build skills in areas such as communication, vocabulary and letter recognition. Story-time is designed to help youngsters develop an appreciation and enjoyment of literature.
It includes hands-on and real-life experiences. They also help children develop awareness of numbers, geometry, patterns, measurement and graphs.
Circle time is a group gathering in which the day’s plan, ideas and observations are shared. Circle time activities are designed to stimulate children’s thinking, enrich their social skills, and expand their attention span.
Arts & Crafts
Help children creatively express their thoughts and feelings. They help reinforce fine motor skills and concept development in areas such as colors, shapes, and size relationships.
Help children express themselves through practical life skills and improve their social skills, increase self-esteem, build vocabulary, and solve problems. And, well dramatic play is just plain fun!
Music & Movement
Promotes children’s listening skills, creative expressions and social skills. In music, children can explore sound, volume, tempo, and rhythm through the use of musical instruments. Another mode of expression in this area will be the puppet theatre table.
Offer children many hands-on opportunities for observation, exploration, investigation, making predictions, and experimentation.
Shape and size discrimination, spatial relationships, number skills, balance, organization, cause and effect, classification, cooperative play skills, problem solving and creativity are also promoted.
Sand & Water Tables
Allows children to experiment with textures and the properties of different substances. These activities also promote the development of other skills, such as math, science and language.
Cooking is a fantastic activity to do with your children. Not only does it teach them a whole range of new skills, it gives them an understanding of food, where it comes from and nutrition.