Our Skillful Play program features four weeks each of fun and engaging lessons for:
- Mindful Nature Art
- Mind-Body Awareness/Training
- Performance Arts and/or Public Speaking
Skillful play builds social skills for interacting with others both verbally and non-verbally as well as teaching how to compromise. We use playful strategies to strengthen children’s use of language to communicate wants, needs, thoughts, and ideas. Children also learn self–regulation.
In Skillful Play, we are helping children to acquire higher-order thinking skills such as analyzing, evaluating, and creating. These classes also are designed to engage multiple intelligences:
For our Mind/Body Awareness and Training unit, we may invite specialized instructors who offer fitness programs to enhance our offerings to the children at no extra cost.