Learning Centers

Weight Lifting Class

Block Area

When I play in a block area, I am learning:

  • Concepts of shape, size, length and location, all important in learning to read and do mathematics.
  • To create and repeat patterns, a math skill.
  • To exercise my imagination and creativity.
  • Copy of To cooperate with others.
  • To solve problems.
Weight Lifting Class

Art Area

When I create in the art area, I am learning:

  • Concepts of shape, size, location and design.
  • To exercise my imagination and creativity.
  • About how colors mix to form new colors.
  • To distinguish patterns from background, a reading skill.
  • To control the small muscles of my hand.
Weight Lifting Class

Writing Center

When I write and draw in the writing center, I am learning:

  • To hold a pencil and control with pressure.
  • To express myself with words.
  • Eye-hand coordination.
  • To control the small muscles of my hand.
  • To exercise my creativity and imagination.
Weight Lifting Class

Letter Games

When I play letter games, (magnetic letters, letter cookie cutters, alphabet bingo) I am learning:

  • To recognize and name upper and lower case letters.
  • To associate letters with the sound they make.
  • To recognize my name and certain words.
Weight Lifting Class

Sing Songs

When I sing songs at school, I am learning:

  • Principles of music and rhythm.
  • Memory skills.
  • Sequencing.
  • Auditory discrimination skills.
Weight Lifting Class

Play Outside

When I play outside, I am learning:

  • Physical strength, coordination and balance.
  • To solve problems.
  • Self-confidence as I develop new skills.
  • To cooperate with others.
  • Safety limits.
Weight Lifting Class

Play With Water

When I play with water, I am learning:

  • To distinguish between things that sink and float.
  • To observe changes as water takes different form in different containers.
  • About wet, dry and evaporation.
  • Concepts of empty and full, volume and weight, relevant to mathematics.
Weight Lifting Class

Play With Table Toys

When I play with table toys, I am learning:

  • About the relations of parts to whole.
  • One-to-one correspondence.
  • To make and repeat patterns, a math concept.
  • Left to right progression, a reading skill.
  • Symmetry, shapes, order and design.
Weight Lifting Class

Play In Dramatic Play

When I play in dramatic play, I am learning:

  • To express with words.
  • To take on the role of someone else.
  • To communicate with voice tones as well as words.
  • To use my imagination.