Curriculum Overview – Kindergarten
Garden Kids being one of the top 10 best Nursery and Pre-Schools in Chennai and most sought after Pre School in Mogappair offers high quality program, designed to meet the development needs of every individual child’s needs. In our green garden environment, they are nurtured and supported in such a way that promotes positive self-esteem and the opportunity for optimal growth in all areas of development
Toddlers who will be 2 1/2 years old by June are eligible for Nursery / Toddler program.
Our Montessori, Nursery Teachers understand that the toddler program is likely the first school experience for the students and take special care to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment. Our play based curriculum enables the children to learn to interact with kindness and respect for each other, imbibe positive attitudes toward learning, gain self-esteem and develop independence through age-appropriate hands-on learning experiences.
Pre- School/ KG Programs
Children who will be 3 ½ years old by June are eligible for our Preschool program.
Our Montessori / Pre- School teachers are committed to building positive peer interactions and a strong sense of community within the classroom. This inculcates curiosity and active learning. We encourage creative expression through art and music. The program also highlights science experiments and nature study as well as field trips.
The class has a limited number of students which allows us to maintain a conducive teacher / student ratio. Each class also benefits from the presence of an assistant.
Classrooms And Learning Methods
Garden Kids class rooms and play facilities are designed with professional art and paintings. Well equipped and furnished facilities facilitate play and learn in a comfortable, child – centered environment. Each classroom has a certified Montessori teacher and a trained assistant. The carefully chosen tailor – made play materials allow children to physically handle objects that promote awareness and knowledge in the areas of mathematics, language, geography, science, and practical life. Thus Garden kids play school, being one of the top 10 kindergarten schools in Chennai make learning enjoyable while giving advantage for children to acquire skills and knowledge. We believe that in order for children to develop critical thinking skills, they must be free to experience and manipulate objects in their surroundings and in the class room.
Garden Kids is the best Nursery and Day care in Mogappair a truly nurturing and gives a safe center. The kids have the opportunity to play, learn through self-exploration and discovery. This helps to build cognitive skills and satisfaction to their lives.
The Focus Of Education In Garden Kids
Garden Kids, the best preschool in Mogappair has truly a unique environment. Garden Kids is also a vibrant Play school, caters to kids from Nolambur, Ayanambakka
As Garden kids is one of the top 10 Preschools in Chennai, we focus on learning through play, music, singing, dancing, storytelling and group activities help children develop self-expression and self –esteem, Social interaction skills, gross and fine motor skills and values of courtesy, respect, grace and independence.
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, Ayappakkam and Padi besides Mogappair. There are plenty of trees, lawns, gardens, birds, plaza, gallery, aquarium and multiple playgrounds. Our Preschool is air conditioned and Garden Kids Play school is the largest in Mogappair with a mesmerizing nature outlook-forest, waterfalls, birds and animals. Class rooms are well equipped and well maintained.
- Aim at social and emotional development
- Encourage creativity and independence
- Inculcate a love of learning.
- Tailor the Montessori and play school curriculum to meet the needs of each individual child
- Concentrate on early literacy, through a combination of phonics and sight words to teach reading and writing.
- Systematically monitor children’s learning development
Our curriculum takes advantage of children’s natural curiosity and sense of exploration to discover all that goes on around them. We utilize all that nature has to offer, to make the child love nature and learn from it. Thus GK is an, outdoors-focused school with unstructured and structured activities.
Teachers observe each child’s activities in order to tailor and expand curriculum to meet individual needs and interests. We work very hard to preserve the innocence of childhood and to develop rich creative play in our classrooms while exposing the kids to English through songs, games and daily activities.
We work with our kids side-by-side to sharpen their sensitivity, learn together and help them discover the world around them through art, music and colors. We present a variety of stimulating activities that invite children to use their imagination and master their motor skills. We also help children to attain a sense of care and responsibility for others by caring for the school pets, planting their own garden and playing a part in making a better community for everybody to enjoy. We teach them to appreciate and respect each other’s ethnicity, social status, religion, language and traditions. They also learn to accept specially challenged children and to assist them and learn from their strengths.
Introduction to basic yoga taught by certified instructors. Your children will be introduced to simple techniques to calm themselves and be able to focus their attention on specific areas.
Materials which stimulate the senses of sight, hearing, feeling, smelling and taste are presented in special forms. We use color tablets, musical instruments, geometric solids, and spice boxes. All these lead to enrichment of discrimination and awareness
In Montessori, children are not “taught” to read and write in the traditional way. They develop these skills naturally on their own. We use sandpaper letters, metal insets, movable alphabets, language cards, Geography and Botany puzzles. These enable them to achieve the necessary skills for ease of expression, dexterity in writing and love of reading.
Montessori translates the abstract meaning of mathematics into concrete meaningful forms. Children learn the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in a challenging and exciting way.
Children learn to perform everyday functions in a joyful, practical way, for example by polishing, measuring, making etc. The children acquire motor skills and grace of movement, which leads to strong self-concepts
Many musical instruments are introduced individually. They learn to appreciate pitch, tone, volume, and the different types of music. Group music includes music appreciation, songs, dancing and rhythm instruments.
Art is integrated into all areas of the Montessori classroom. Hands-on activities are only one part of the art curriculum. Discussing different types of art and learning about artists are also important to the study of art as it relates to human development and culture