Activities in this stimulating class include: group welcome, circle songs and music, storytelling, large and small group activities, art and sensory play, as well as science,environment and math exploration. Appropriate transitions between activities allow your child to recognize and become familiar with the structure of the day, and to look forward to the next activity. Focusing on the relationships between physical, social/emotional, language, cognitive, and artistic development, the Olivine School approach teaches children appropriate social skills needed for school and life.
A small teacher-child ratio ensures individualized attention and a caring lap for each child as he or she makes the first transitions to separation and builds trusting relationships with his or her teachers. Our teachers create a keepsake photo book for the entire class so they can remember their experiences with friends through pictures of their days at Olivine.
The Curriculum is designed to provide a well-rounded, individualized educational and developmental experience that is based on integration of the Montessori and KHA principles to provide active learning experiences in the following areas: