In this age group, your child will gradually unlock milestones such as self-feeding, and the ability to discern between right and wrong. She may also attempt to start reading on her own. Brighton Montessori focuses on practical life skills (such as pouring water from a jug and spooning pasta from one bowl to another), as well as sensorial exploration, language, mathematics and learning about the world around them through cultural studies. The pre school enrichment programs in Singapore enhance the learning journey of students with daily classes such as the Intensive Chinese Immersion Program (ICIP) and the Kids Fun Discovery Program (KFDP). This includes activities such as music and movement, art and craft, outdoor activities and show and tell, which build self-confidence by creating public speaking opportunities for kids.
One of the centres’s most sought after programs, Play Club engages tots in a range of hands-on, interactive activities that are designed to improve their motor skills and enhance their social skills at play and meal-times. From arts and crafts to pre-science activities, speech and drama to music and dance, the class guides kids to interact comfortably with different environments and make sense of a host of real-life situations. Filled with aquatic songs and games, this 30-minute class allows kids to build their confidence in water, while learning how to orientate underwater and swim short distances. The class runs on a good ratio of 6:1, allowing parents to bond with their children in the water under safe and fun circumstances. The best part? There are eight venues to choose from for your utmost convenience.
The Chinese Cultural Arts program immerses tots in a conducive environment that allows them to better absorb Standard Mandarin through an introduction to traditional Chinese performance and visual arts. These include a variety of songs, music and folk dances, traditional Chinese handicrafts, calligraphy and ink brush painting, as well as preparing and tasting classic Chinese dishes such as rice dumplings. The Mandarin enrichment centre was formed to entertain Mandarin programs at Julia Gabriel Centre.
What program do you prefer for children?
Suitable for nursery one and two children, this developmental program uses books, songs and props to introduce your little ones to the world of storytelling through the works of both classic and contemporary authors. Beyond budding bookworms, Da Little School’s highly interactive sessions will show all kids that reading can, and should, be fun. At the same time, the use of artworks inspired by the stories during class is also aimed at cultivating children’s aesthetic sense.
With courses designed to aid holistic development in tots between six to 36 months of age, iGenius engages children (and their parents) through programs that focus on language and speech development, observational and listening skills, sensory awareness and fine motor skills through intentional play and learning games in French bilingual playgroup. A small class ratio of teacher is to ensure the parent and child pairing gets the most out of the class and the attention they require. Suitable for kids from two to three years old, this class introduces children to the concepts of ballet, tap, music and movement. Created by children’s dance teacher, Jill Bridger, the Melody Movement Early Learning dance syllabus focuses on natural actions such as running, walking, skipping, galloping and hopping.