Mary Esther is a great place to live in Okaloosa County, and is part of the Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, and Destin Metropolitan area. It is also a fantastic place to work and raise a family. So, if you are looking for Mary Esther child care services, Grow With Us Learning Academy will give your child the early learning and daycare experience that they need to encourage development.
Voluntary Pre-kindergarten (VPK) Education Program
For parents looking for a Mary Esther VPK, Grow With Us Learning Academy has what you require. Our VPK classroom setting fosters independence, cooperation, and the environment to develop good communication skills. Our staff uses hands-on learning methods to ready your child with pre-reading, pre-writing, pre-math, and comprehensive skills.
Benefits of Early Education and the Mary Esther VPK Program
Teachers at Grow With Us Learning Academy recognize that children have different learning styles. They treat each child as a unique individual and use age-appropriate hands-on activities to help your child learn.
Children exposed to early learning gain many strengths, including:
- Attentiveness and the ability to follow instructions
- Significant growth and brain development prior to age five
- Tools needed for success in life
Pre-K helps to develop a lifelong love of learning in your child, while preparing them for kindergarten with pre-reading and pre-math skills. Pre-K high-quality, early childhood education programs help children develop good language skills, score higher in readiness tests, and develop good social skills. These abilities also tend to lead to fewer behavioral issues.
If you are in need of Mary Esther child care services, preschool options or a VPK program, Grow With Us Learning Academy has options ranging from infant day and evening care, to preschool programs, to early childhood education. Our classrooms are small, with good teacher-child ratios, and our teachers are certified early childhood educators.
Our Staff and Curriculum
Our qualified and certified staff knows the best ways to educate young students aged 3 to 8 to obtain ideal results and help him or her learn the information most essential to their personal and individual development.
Our staff is well versed in the development changes that occur during early childhood. as well as the subjects being taught in an early childhood classroom. They manage the curriculum, as well as classroom behavior, using positive reinforcement as one way for managing the energetic behavior of young children.
Grow With Us Learning Academy uses two different curriculums to promote the best early education for your children, The Beyond Centers and Circle Time® Curriculum and the Creative Curriculum® for Preschool.
The Beyond Centers and Circle Time® Curriculum
This curriculum blends a developmental and instructional approach to working with young children. Our teachers are provided with lesson ideas that offer children direct information, while encouraging them to experiment and explore materials geared towards helping them to create their own understanding of the subject matter.
The Beyond Centers and Circle Time® Curriculum supports both our staff and parents in striking a balance between supporting your child’s skill acquisition and learning for success in school and life, while still being encouraged to enjoy a joyful, playful childhood.
The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool
This curriculum focuses on early childhood, project-based investigations that encourage children to learn and apply skills in four areas of development: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language.
This pre-school curriculum is designed to develop the child through teacher-led, small and large group activities. It also provides teachers with details on child development, classroom organization, teaching strategies, and engaging families in the learning process.
Infant Care Services
Taking care of your infant is very important to us. We have set up our nursery to be a warm, nurturing, home-like environment that offers age-appropriate, engaging learning experiences for your baby. Our infant caregivers never have more than 4 babies to care for, which allows for maximum individual attention.
At Grow With Us Academy, we know that the bond between the babies in our nursery, and their teacher, adopts a safe, secure, and happy environment. You can be sure that your baby is not only loved and cared for, but provided with cognitive, emotional, and physical development stimulation as well.
Mary Ester Day Care Services
Your one to two-year-old toddler will receive excellent daycare that includes hands-on exploration and social interaction with other children. Our Mary Ester child day care teachers are early development professionals who work hard to guide toddlers into enjoyable learning experiences that help them to develop independence, social skills, and self-confidence.
Mary Ester Preschool Services at Grow With Us Learning Academy
Our pre-school classroom setting is arranged to encourage independence, cooperation, and communication skills. Our preschool teachers are well-trained in using hands-on learning methods with your child so that they are ready for pre-reading, pre-writing, pre-math and comprehensive skills.
Six Reasons Why Preschool is Good for Your Child
Children who attend quality preschools enter school with better pre-reading skills, richer vocabularies, stronger math skills and social and emotional skills than children who do not.
Here are six key elements that a preschool like locally owned Grow With Us Learning Academy provides:
- A foundation for learning, both socially and academically
- An opportunity for your child to be in a structured setting
- A place for your child to prepare for elementary school where things get more academic
- A chance for your child to develop emotionally and socially
- A way for your child to ask, and find answers to, their numerous questions
- An opportunity for your child to learn their numbers and letters to maximize their learning later in life
If you live in Mary Esther and are looking for a great place for your child to have fun while learning and acquiring social skills, look no further. Contact us today at Growing With Us Learning Academy to find out more about what we have to offer you and your child.