Children learn to lead, follow, cooperate, imitate, plan and negotiate their own conflicts. Related skills of teamwork, loyalty and dedication are also key when children are playing. Play is the spontaneous activity in which children engage to amuse and to occupy themselves. It is also a way children optimize their own brain development.
Computers & Tablets
- Introduces educational skills
- Teaches spatial and logical skills
- Prepares children for future computer use
- Increases self-esteem and self-confidence
- Boosts problem-solving skills
- Stimulates language comprehension
- Improves long-term memory and manual dexterity
The greatest benefits, though, occur when children use computers side-by-side or when they work with adults. In these situations, preschoolers develop cooperative problem-solving skills. They also have the opportunity to interact with others, which enhances their overall learning.
Gym classes provide students with physical exercise on a consistent basis. It is particularly important for the physical well-being of children who do not engage in physical activities outside of school. A good physical education class will feature activities that raise the heart rate, increase the pulse rate and rev up metabolism, Having gym class can help teach children skills that can help them be active their whole lives. The physical exertion also helps the mind, as children will find they are able to think more clearly and are able to focus better in other classes following a physical education period.
Play through Learning
Through play, children learn about themselves, their environment, people and the world around them. As they play, children learn to solve problems and to get along with others. They enhance their creativity and develop leadership skills and healthy personalities. Play develops skills children need to learn to read and write. Play in early childhood is the best foundation for success in schoold.
Through dance students learn team work, focus and improvisational skills. Dance awakens new perceptions in children which helps them learn and think in new ways