Through these daily interactions, children learn patience, acceptance, social maturity, and in some cases, higher academic performance, while seniors gain a stronger emotional, physical and mental health. Interacting with older adults enables young children to develop communication skills, problem solving abilities, social networks, positive attitudes toward aging and a sense of purpose and community service. This leads to a future fighting ageism. According to the Department of Education, intergenerational programs are built on the assumptions that human development and learning is a lifelong process.
Our program specializes in preschool age children (3-5 years old). During these years, children learn by exploring the world around them. Our curriculum follows a literacy enriched, play based, thematic approach. This approach invites children to take charge of their own learning, with guidance from the teachers. Our goal is to help children become independent, curious learners, who are socially and emotionally confident.
We provide a unique experience by bringing generations together. Seniors and children will be able to interact on a daily basis through many different means (play, music, art, etc.).
Early childhood is a very special time in a young child's life. Children grow and develop rapidly, yet each at his/her own pace.
Intergenerational programs offer a unique opportunity for younger and older generations to interact through planned activities.
Both younger and older generations are assets to each other, providing education, memories, and advocacy for one another.
Many seniors suffer from loneliness. Interactions with children help them feel a connection to the world and increases activity level.
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Kindness Creators believes in teaching the whole child. We strive to meet all the needs of our students. The following programs allows us to meet all children at their individual levels, and give them the tools to succeed socially, emotionally and academically.
A research-based, comprehensive curriculum that features exploration and discovery as a way of learning.
A fun, engaging and developmentally appropriate way to strengthen children’s motor skills through short, multi-sensory activities.
Prepares children to enter kindergarten with the self-regulation and social-emotional skills they need to be successful. Some skills and concerts include listening, empathy, emotion management, friendship and problem solving.