More on Children’s Play

Play for young children is not recreation activity,… It is not leisure-time activity nor escape activity…. Play is thinking time for young children. It is language time. Problem-solving time. It is memory time, planning time, investigating time. It is organization-of-ideas time, when the young child uses his mind and body and his social skills and all his powers in response to the stimuli he has met.

–James L. Hymes, Jr., child development specialist, author

 

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Why Choose a Co-op?

The co-op is the best place in town to learn right along with your child.

The co-op lets parents plan their own education and participate in their child’s.

The co-op has a low class ratio, a low tuition, and a very high quality program for parents and children.

The co-op has quality teachers who regularly update their knowledge and their skills.

The co-op has lots of support from early childhood professionals.

The co-op demands a healthy, safe environment for all co-op families.

The co-op uses developmentally appropriate practices within the guidelines of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

The co-op recognizes that parents are the most important teachers children will ever have!

The co-op provides a wonderful choice for parents who want to participate.