Our Philosophy: Our
program is based on a belief in the uniqueness and intrinsic value of each
child, student and staff member. We therefore strive to develop a
program that will enhance the development of each child to the fullest
Program philosophy and objectives are based on the integration of a number
of theories of child development and early education as well as on recent
research findings. In general, this work suggests that the young
child learns and develops through active involvement with the world.
Through this active process the child constructs knowledge of the world
around him that make sense in terms that he/she can understand.
also believe, based on child development theory and research, that the
young children learn best when they have and are challenged to advance to
new knowledge that is intrinsically interesting to them.
For a Typical Daily Curriculum,
Little Red Hen School was
founded in 1948 with the belief that children of preschool age can benefit
from organized learning and social experiences outside the home. Our
objective is for children to discover and develop their own abilities,
interests and friendships as well as to learn the pleasures and
responsibilities of being a group member. The goal is to create life long
learners by exploration of study topics via books, computers, group
discussion, imaginative play, community resources and a wide variety of
To develop the whole child- social,
emotional, physical and intellectual.
To meet the individual needs of each
To help each child develop to the
To develop a positive self-concept in