What Sets Us Apart...

Drawing inspiration from the latest insights in Neuroscience, as well as renowned educational philosophies like Waldorf, Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and play-based and nature-based programs, Wonder Garden stands out as a truly distinctive curriculum. We also incorporate the transformative elements of music therapy, mind and body yoga, and the invaluable expertise gained from nearly 20 years of teaching experience. Our curriculum is meticulously designed to nourish and educate the whole child—mind, body, and spirit.

"Wisdom Begins in Wonder."  - Socrates

In today's fast-paced world, where information is readily available and academic pressures start at increasingly young ages, it is crucial to provide our children with a different kind of education that values wonder, curiosity, and authentic understanding. The Wonder Garden curriculum sets itself apart from others by focusing on fostering a deep connection with nature, nurturing the whole child, including the child's social and emotional intelligence, and embracing the beauty of child-led learning.

Children are inherently wise and learn best through wonder and exploration rather than solely through rote memorization of facts. By cultivating an environment that encourages curiosity and supports genuine understanding, we empower our children to develop true wisdom about themselves and the world around them.

In today's over-stimulating world, children are becoming more sensitive, and their nervous systems can experience sensory overload. Children absorb an incredible amount of sensory information during their early years without a filter. It is our responsibility as caretakers to provide a sanctuary where they can experience a sensory-balanced environment.

Mindfulness plays a crucial role in this curriculum. A mindful child lives fully in the present moment, filled with imagination, wonder, love, and magic. By minimizing loud sensory distractions, such as screens, and allowing children to immerse themselves in nature's embrace, they can destress and experience the joy and beauty of the natural world.

While technology has its place, early childhood education benefits from removing these distractions, enabling children to explore their imagination freely. The wonder and pleasure found in nature's rhythms and cycles offer invaluable opportunities for growth and discovery.

In this curriculum, we aim to foster creativity in children, emphasizing that creativity is not limited to artistic expression but is ingrained in every aspect of their lives. They are constantly creating their own experiences and shaping the life they choose.

Our approach recognizes that the more we connect with our bodies and the natural world, the more grounded and secure we feel. Even in the face of a constantly changing external world, teaching children to trust themselves and the nature surrounding them becomes an unwavering guiding force. By instilling confidence in their bodies, emotions, and inner wisdom, we provide children with a solid foundation for life's challenges.

This program is designed for the whole child, and that is not just a trendy catchphrase to me; it is my passion! With nearly 20 years of experience as an educator, I have carefully selected and integrated the most beneficial approaches to learning. The curriculum's nature-based themes make learning relevant and engaging for your child, while the majority of activities are hands-on, promoting healthy sensory interactions.

I am thrilled for your child to embrace their innate capacity for learning and for you to embark on this transformative journey together. By embracing the Wonder Garden curriculum, you are fostering a new bond with your child as you witness their growth and development in a holistic and enriching educational experience.