What Do Children Learn at
Tri-County Head Start?
Reading and writing through a wide variety of experiences. They learn about letter names and sounds.
Concepts related to mathematics. They practice classifying, ordering, patterning and counting with many kinds of materials.
To be active problem solvers as they use all kinds of materials to experiment and explore. Science areas and activities offer opportunities to try out ideas, make observations and do experiments.
To use their natural creativity. They explore art, music, movement and drama. We provide a wide variety of materials for expressing creative ideas and feelings.
Basic fine motor skills so important to future school work. They do this with construction toys, pegboards, play-dough, and art materials, to name a few. Children exercise developing gross motor skills.
Independence by making choices and decisions. They learn self help skills – hand washing, tooth brushing, setting the table, serving themselves at snack and lunch, dressing skills, cleaning up and so on are practiced so often they become routine.
To develop positive relationships with other children and adults. They learn about resolving conflicts in acceptable ways.
About other cultures and traditions. They learn there are many differences and similarities among people the world over.
Health and safety, children develop awareness about many topics including fire, poisons, and abuse prevention.