Located at: 1 Sterling City Road Lyme, CT 06371
PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS
The Grasshopper Green Preschool, organized in 2007, is a private, non-sectarian nursery school. It’s purpose is to make available an enriching preschool atmosphere fostering healthy physical, emotional and intellectual growth. The Director and Staff are committed to providing a program that offers children enriching experiences which encourage them to observe the world around them; ample opportunities to use materials freely and constructively; well-planned, yet flexible. Group activities contribute to easy adjustment to school and opportunities to learn an appreciation of oneself and the accomplishments of others.
In order to achieve these goals Grasshopper Green Preschool has a flexible program. It is designed to meet different needs, that value diversity among children and staff. Activities at Grasshopper Green Preschool are designed to encourage the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth of children. Children’s large muscle needs are met through the use of developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor equipment, games, and projects. Puzzles, clay, scissors, and manipulative toys are used to encourage small muscle use when appropriate.
Grasshopper Green Preschool recognizes the importance of children’s play. We have a daily free play time that enables the children to learn negotiation and respect of other’s viewpoints. Free play teaches social, emotional, and academic proficiency. They are able to develop abstract thinking and greater vocabularies.
Grasshopper Green Preschool offers a safe, nurturing environment where your child will get the attention and care that he or she needs. Our ratio of children to teachers is always within state guidelines - and often even lower - to make certain each child receives a top-quality education.
Grasshopper Green Preschool is fully licensed by the State Department of Public Health and approved by the State Department of Education.
Grasshopper Green Preschool also offers February and April Break Vacation Camps and a fun filled Summer Camp Programs.
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