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How Circle Time Nurture Social-Emotional and Academic Success 

by @LittleTreehouseBangkok on November 21, 2023

In the vibrant world of Little Treehouse Nursery, each day begins with a special gathering – the Circle Time. This carefully crafted ritual brings together our young learners and their teachers, fostering a sense of community, connection, and shared purpose. 

The Circle Time Mosaic: Four Elements for Holistic Development

Our circle time comprises four key elements that work together to nurture social-emotional and academic growth: 

  • Greeting 

Each child is warmly welcomed into the circle, creating an atmosphere of belonging and acceptance. This sets the tone for a day of respectful interactions and engaged learning. 

  • Sharing 

Children are given the opportunity to share their stories, ideas, and experiences, fostering active listening, empathy, and self-esteem. They learn to express themselves confidently and engage in meaningful peer-to-peer interactions. 

  • Group Activity 

Through a variety of engaging activities, such as games, surveys, or songs, children develop social skills, practice collaboration, and explore new concepts. These activities enhance their literacy, mathematics, and problem-solving abilities, all while promoting teamwork and self-expression. 

  • Theme Discussion 

The teacher discusses the theme with the children that outlines the day’s schedule, providing children with a sense of structure and predictability. As they discuss the theme, they strengthen their language skills and gain a deeper understanding of the day’s activities. 

The Ripple Effect: A Foundation for Lifelong Learning

The circle time extends its influence far beyond the initial gathering. It serves as a cornerstone for the entire school day, fostering a positive and supportive environment that promotes: 

  • Social-emotional development 

Children learn to navigate their emotions, build empathy, and communicate effectively, laying the groundwork for strong social relationships and emotional well-being. 

  • Academic readiness 

The circle time provides opportunities to practice language skills, enhance problem-solving abilities, and foster curiosity, all of which contribute to academic success. 

  • Community spirit 

Children develop a sense of belonging and connection to their peers and teachers, creating a classroom community that nurtures mutual respect and collaboration.

Unleash the Power of Circle Time at Little Treehouse Nursery

At Little Treehouse Nursery, we believe that theCircle Time is an indispensable tool for nurturing the social-emotional and academic growth of our young learners. Through this daily ritual, we cultivate a vibrant learning environment where children thrive and develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Embrace the Power of Connection: Enroll Your Child at Little Treehouse Nursery

Join us at Little Treehouse Nursery and witness the transformative power of our Circle Times. We invite you to discover a nurturing environment where your child will blossom into a confident, compassionate, and lifelong learner. 

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