• What do you need?
  • What are you going to do first?
  • How can I help you?
  • Who do you want to help you?

These are important questions that children love to hear us ask.  Children gain a strong level of competence and initiative when the adults in their life support them by letting them make choices.  Rather than entertain children, or move them from one activity to another, on the adult’s schedule, staff at a Quiet Forest Preschool encourage children to become more responsible for their own activities.  Teachers prepare daily activities based on the children’s interest.  However, children and their developmental level are the key to what happens daily.

We use many different curriculum components, some purchased, some free from the internet, some developed in college-level classes, some gleaned from other providers.  There are many ways to engage children in learniT

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker