Fun & Creativity
At Tiny Tots Painting, coloring, sculpting, drawing, and other forms of creative art are an important part of the childcare curriculum. Creating art supports young children's development across several different domains. Using art tools helps children develop small muscle coordination and control.
Movement is vital for Tiny Tots young children's development. A lack of movement may prevent healthy development. Movement wires up the neural pathways in the brain. ... Children learn to work within a group dynamic, and develop the skill of turn-taking.
These kinds of hands-on learning activities create a solid foundation for Tiny Tots children to understand shapes, sizes, length, addition, and subtraction. Children who have the opportunity to learn math-related concepts in early childhood often do better in school and are more skilled at using math as an adult.
Tiny Tots Childcare providers play an important role in supporting early language development. Language is the tool that helps children make many connections: understanding meaning, sharing feelings and needs, connecting with others, processing new information, solving problems and understanding society's expectations.
Music is a part of the Tiny Tots child care curriculum. Music activities and experiences help children practice important skills, including thinking, language, motor coordination and understanding emotions.
Outdoor play also enables Tiny Tots children to enjoy the natural environment and learn to seek out exercise, fresh air, and activity. There is something fundamentally healthy about using the outdoors. Thus outdoor play develops disposition for the outdoors, for physical activity, and for care of the environment.