Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. They are keen observers. They ask questions about how things work. They initiate their own experiments to determine how they can make things work differently.
At Sunshine Academy, we build on children’s natural curiosity by introducing them to a broad range of materials with different colors, textures, shapes, smells, and sounds and helping them learn to observe, describe and experience them. As the children gain experience, we help them compare, predict, test and revisit predictions. We emphasize life sciences (gardening, farm and zoo animals, fish and marine life, insects), earth science (weather, seasons, water), and engineering (blocks, lenses and light). In addition to our class materials, we use our aquarium and outdoor classroom for our science curriculum.