is a leading scientifically based, comprehensive curriculum model for children birth to age 5. Designed to create a high-quality learning environment, opening doors to successful learning in our classrooms, by making learning exciting and relevant for every child.
Activities are designed around 38 Objectives for Development and Learning in 10 Areas. These include social/emotional, physical and language; as well as cognitive, math, science, technology, social studies and the arts.
In addition to the Weekly Units of Learning, Preschool lessons also include
The LANA program is a fun, effective, and hands-on approach to nutrition education. Kids play and learn at the same time, building the critical skills for making healthy eating choices. Discovery Center teachers have received LANA training from the MN Dept. of Health and implements the LANA nutrition concepts into weekly lesson/snack plans.
CATCH is a program that is specifically designed to nurture a love of physical activity early on in children. Discovery teachers have been trained by the MN Dept. of Health to lead safe and enjoyable activities based on over 300 developmentally appropriate activities for early childhood students.
The Discovery Center has S.T.E.A.M Certified teachers on staff who help plan weekly lessons that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. These lessons help build children’s skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, adaptability and sequencing.