CREATIVE

PReschool

“…a hundred worlds to discover, a hundred worlds to invent, a hundred worlds to dream…”
~Loris Malaguzzi, pioneer of the preschools in Reggio Emilia, Italy

Call 859.429.1594
or email info@createstudioky.com for more information or to schedule a tour.

CREATIVE PRESCHool

At CREATE, we believe that learning should be an adventure. A child’s experience is bounded only by his or her imagination and dreams. We offer a vibrant and innovative learning environment committed to child-focused exploration, creativity and collaboration. Our mission is to encourage artistic self-expression, independent problem solving, and a never-ending curiosity towards life.

 
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9AM to 12PM
Ages 3-5 and potty-trained

A typical day includes:
  • Creating process art

  • Exploring sensory stations

  • Learning through play

  • Circle Time for stories and songs

  • Outdoor play and gardening or Indoor exploration

  • Emergent curriculum. Through careful observation of the classroom, teachers can introduce learning explorations, and develop long-term projects

 
Creative PRESCHOOL 
at a glance:
  • Monday through Thursday, 9AM to 1PM

  • Space limited to 12 students

  • Enrollment options between 1 and 3 days a week are available, but your child may only attend on the set day/s of the week you select.

  • Set monthly fee regardless of absences or holiday closures. Tuition is based on a total fee for the school year, but is broken into monthly payments to make it easier for the families we serve. 

Tuition and Fees:

A 10% non-refundable deposit is required for each child.

 

Play-Based Learning

Part of our child-directed philosophy is play-based learning. We value play as a means of developmentally appropriate learning. Play encourages independence and offers the opportunity to explore in a setting that has been thoughtfully established for this purpose.

Read More: The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young Children

Process Art

We believe the process of making art is more important than the outcome. Adults guide children by providing the right materials, teaching technique and assisting along the way. When children take charge of their own creative process, they practice critical thinking, make their own decisions and build confidence.

 

According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)  process art is highly developmentally appropriate for the preschool classroom, citing a number of benefits:

  • Process Art nurtures social and emotional health, reinforcing such skills as relaxation, focus, self-esteem and emotional sharing.

  • It helps to build such cognitive skills as comparison, prediction, planning and problem-solving.

  • This form of art encourages the development of fine motor skills like painting, cutting and gluing.

  • Process Art may also help to build the skills of verbal expression and language if the child chooses to discuss his or her work.

© 2017 by CREATE art and play studio LLC.

193 Kentucky Ave, Lexington, Kentucky 40502

859.429.1594

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