Paint and Play
Art School, Art Classes, Oil Painting
Paint and play offers a program where the children learn, grow and develop through play, by planning and implementing developmentally appropriate experiences to foster cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in each child.
The activities are rotated on a weekly basis and will include, but are not limited to:
Creative: Painting, drawing, printing, collage and other art and craft activities.
Our craft activities are creatively-themed and developmentally appropriate.
Sensory: Slime, Goop, shaving foam, water, playdough etc.
Music and singing: Dancing and singing songs with actions. There are always musical instruments on offer for the children to play with.
Parachute: Games and songs with the parachute every session.
Pretend play: Home corner with Kitchen, tea set, ironing board, babies and prams.
Imaginative play: a wide range of dress ups, hats, a doctors kit, pretend office with computers and phones, shop, workshop with tool bench.
A Science table: for the slightly older children there will be a science table for the children to explore and experiment with objects and materials, such as magnets and weighing scales, plus observation boards with magnifying glasses and insects, feathers, leaves and other objects found in our environment.
Construction: building, designing, problem solving and experimenting with different shapes and how they fit together.
Fine motor development: activities such as threading, peg boards, sorting, scissor skills.
Early numeracy and literacy: Number and letter magnets, shape tessellation, shape sorting and matching.
Physical: Soft play foam shapes to climb, roll and play on, a ball pool, balancing stepping stones, a tunnel, trampoline, hoops, stilts, balls, racquets. (Alexandria only)
Book corner: A range of books for all ages to sit and have some quiet time.
Puzzles: Ranging from peg puzzles to more complex tray puzzles to suit all ages, developing problem solving skills.
Baby Area: There is an area for the bubs with clean, safe toys. We have two walkers, a musical baby bouncer and a play gym for the littlies, plus an abundance of baby toys.
All of the experiences and activities aim to allow children to express their thoughts and feelings, practice and develop their skills, help the children to think creatively and learn how to solve problems and to develop early language, numeracy and literacy skills, while having fun in a safe and stimulating environment and making new friends!
, Art for Kids
, Art Lessons
, Art School
, Art Teacher
, Art Workshops
, Childrens Art Classes
, Drawing Classes
, Kids Art Classes
, Kids Wall Art
, Learn to Paint
, Nursery Decor
, Oil Painting
, Painting Classes