Educational trips in Pick Me Academy

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” (David Mitchell) A key component of Pick Me Academy is represented by Educational Visits and Trips. On weekly basis, our school organises visits to local parks and botanical gardens, museums, galleries, the zoo, charity organizations, and a variety of work places, such as fire stations, police stations, and embassies….

Experience classrooms without walls

In Pick Me Academy our children had the most wonderful time creating art in the forest. The children worked independently and enjoyed sharing their ideas with their peers. They use all sorts of Forest treasures to create the features of their monsters, jelly babies, family members and much more! During our summer camp, our kids…

Science activities in preschool

Science activities in kindergarten help teachers to teach difficult subjects in a fun way for kids of all ages. Young children are naturally curious, creative risk-takers. We can nurture their natural instincts to question, build, and solve problems by offering them playful challenges. This type of activities stimulate curiosity and teach science concepts in a…

Sensory play isn’t all about touch

Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates young chilren’s senses: touch, smell, taste, movement, balance, sight and hearing. From the very first day they are born, children are designed to explore the world via their senses. That’s why babies and toddlers touch everything and put it in their mouths. It’s why kids make funny noises…

Working on centers in Pick Me Academy preschool

Centers are activities located in specific areas around the classroom. Often, each specific area is also referred to as a center. The time period on the classroom schedule for these activities is also often called centers. In Pick Me Academy, children work in small groups during center time, and they can also work independently. Depending on…

Creating bird feeders with the kids

La Pick Me Academy, ne place să implicăm copiii în diferite proiecte. Cei mici adoră activitățile de tip Arts & Craft, în special cele care au și o utilitate finală. Unul dintre proiectele foarte îndrăgite de către copilașii noștri a fost cel în care au construit căsuțe cu hrană pentru păsări.  Cei mici au creat…

Care sunt cele mai simple 15 activități de realizat cu copilul?

A învăța prin joacă este cel mai plăcut mod de acumulare a cunoștințelor, în special atunci când acest lucru se realizează alături de părinți. Activitățile de învățare nu trebuie neapărat să fie dificil de pregătit sau să consume mult din și-așa scurtul timp petrecut împreună, ci doar distractive, colorate și relaxate. Descoperă cele mai simple…

How to encourage good behaviour in your child

A positive and constructive approach is often the best way to guide your child’s behaviour. This means giving your child attention when he behaves well, rather than just applying consequences when he does something you don’t like. Here are some practical tips for putting this positive approach into action. Tips for good behavior 1.Be a…

Raising bilingual children

What is bilingualism? True bilingualism can’t be taught; it must be experienced. Successful true bilingualism requires that both languages themselves be the medium of instruction, not just the subject of instruction. Being ‘bilingual’ means being able to use two or more languages. Your decisions about raising bilingual children depend on your family situation and the…