I started Kenzo with Strongstart program starting January for the reason of getting him used to the school setting and hopefully be confident enough when it is time for him to start school in September. It is a Parent Participation Program but it has done wonders for my little Kenzo after 2 months of going there on my free days from work.
* DIY play dough
* Non Toxic :) Smells really yummy
but no, this is not a real ice cream
I love how personal and affectionate the teacher (Lillan) on the 12th Ave Strongstart with her approach and how she has fresh ideas for the kids each time we come in. I know that running a school day in day out can be exhausting and I really appreciate how she makes each day fun for the kids and making everything a learning opportunity. I also like the fact that this particular branch is bigger than the one near our home.
THE BASICS: NUMBERS AND ALPHABETS
* Number foam blocks
* Alphabet Foams
* Sand Box with alphabets
There is also a place for the artsy little kids. Even though Kenzo loves to play with the toys that moves, he had his turn on the easel as well...
* Washable Paints (Whew!)... Don't forget to wear the smock!
* Buses, Trains and Transpotation Magnetic Board
* Tracks, Rail and Train Stations
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: TAKING CARE OF SOMEONE
12th Ave Strongstart also got an In-house Guinea Pig name Chestnut. Kenzo loves to say Hi (from a safe distant). It was nice having a guinea pig in the vicinity to feed and take care of. The kids learned to pet Chestnut and be gentle when hey got a chance to hold him.
* Feed the Guinea Pig
There is a fly inside the container... Little Scientist observing from the outside.
* Science Experiments... Observing a fly
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12th Ave, Burnaby