St. Martin’s Early Childhood Program recognizes that 2-5-year-old children are brimming with natural curiosity. Our curriculum challenges this need to know and embraces the inexhaustible energies of this age group. St. Martin’s Early Childhood students learn to Explore, Investigate and Ask Questions. Learning becomes an adventure leading to exciting discoveries that leave children asking for MORE.
We offer a supportive, yet challenging environment where highly skilled and dedicated teachers begin to lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning. We provide an environment which is safe, warm, caring and nurturing and a curriculum that is directed toward developing the “total” child. Students satisfy their insatiable thirst for knowledge with many hands-on opportunities which engage the mind, hands and heart.
Our superb Early Childhood curriculum stands apart from others. Academic and life skills are taught as our young learners work in a variety of “centers.” The individual needs of each child are recognized and his/her special talents are cultivated and celebrated.
Religion classes, Guidance classes and Chapel are all integral parts of St. Martin’s program. Here students learn to develop enduring values and ethical behaviors such as kindness and responsibility. All classes hold a special devotional time each day and students attend a weekly chapel service. We want the children to feel very safe and secure within our walls and to know that God is always with them.
Many Early Childhood students participate in the Explorers Extended-Day program
, which offers before- and after-school care, as well as a variety of enrichment classes.
St. Martin's learning environment emphasizes important concepts and values such as respect for self and others. Our students grow socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually within a safe, nurturing and welcoming environment.