Being a parent, you want the best for your child, especially when it comes to a good education. Even at the ages of three and four years old, you can teach your young children essential tools and information that will help them as they enter kindergarten and beyond. Have you heard of the STEAM education method?
STEAM learning is fundamental to your child because the disciplines are used in everyday activities promoting problem-solving, and creative and analytical thinking. Start introducing the STEAM learning style to your child the earlier, the better.
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, and the five subjects collectively all share a common approach and focus. The approach is to gather and use evidence to create knowledge or solve problems. This type of learning occurs naturally every day as young children play, explore, and try new things. When a three or four year old investigates the world around them, they automatically learn and experiment with new STEAM skills and theories.
Educational research has shown that there is a positive link between early STEAM experiences and future success in school.
The STEAM learning method is not about teaching flashcards. It is about every day hands-on experiences with children. It includes building forts from cardboard, examining shapes with toys and games, pouring liquids while filling and emptying containers of different shapes and sizes, mixing paints to see what colors appear, and so much more. STEAM is all about providing exploration, discovery, and interactive, so a young child’s curiosity turns on their brain in learning and retaining knowledge. Playtime for children often involves math thinking and languaging. This is the base for future, more complex math and science skills.
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Years and even decades ago, a pre-school’s purpose was mainly a place to keep kids safe while their parents were at work; hence it was called “daycare.” If a school today refers to itself as “daycare,” it’s likely to see its primary function as safekeeping and not education.
But many parents, even a few decades ago, saw pre-school more as a place for their child to learn social skills – the ability to play well with others. Most parents expect academic skills also to be taught at today’s pre-schools.
At Little Legends Learning Academy, we are dedicated to maintaining the highest quality of education, always pursuing academic excellence. Choosing a Christian school is not necessarily about protecting your children from the outside world’s influences, but rather about preparing them for it—nourishing them to use their gifts and their lives for Jesus in a challenging world.
If you are interested in Little Legends Learning Academy Christian pre-school for your three or four-year-old in Loganville, GA, give us a call at 678-580-3736.