Offering extracurricular activities in a nursery setting is a great way to foster holistic child development by providing opportunities for social interaction, skill building, and exploration beyond the classroom. These activities also help young children discover their interests and talents, setting a foundation for a lifelong love of learning.
Our Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries and Preschools offer a wide range of extra curricular activities for the children in our care. As every nursery is different, they work with other local businesses and people in the community to offer an amazing array of additional learning, from music sessions and sports and games to learning languages and doing arts and crafts.
Extracurricular activites in nurseries have a huge number of benefits for early years children:
- Extracurricular activities in a nursery can help establish and reinforce a child’s routine by providing structured time slots for various activities, promoting consistency and predictability in their daily schedule.
- Extracurricular activities promote holistic development by enhancing a child’s growth, including cognitive, physical, social, and emotional domains. They provide a well-rounded learning experience beyond academics, encouraging creativity, critical thinking, and social skills.
- Extracurricular activities in a nursery can facilitate enhanced learning by engaging children in hands-on, experiences that reinforce academic concepts ina practical way. These activities often make learning more enjoyable and memorable.
- Participating in extracurricular activities at a nursery can significantly enhance a child’s social skills by providing opportunities for interaction with peers in diverse settings. These activities encouragec ommunication, cooperation, and teamwork, helping children develop the essential inter personalskills needed for positive social interactions and relationships.
Extracurricular activities at Monkey Puzzle nurseries and preschools