What makes DIG different and why it matters.
- 1:4 Adult to Child Ratio
Allows for individual needs to be met.
- Child-led Learning, Play-based Program
Creates freedom for children to practice and test out their new skills.
- Focus on Social-emotional Growth
Development is understood and celebrated, mistakes are allowed, feelings are validated, and connecting with others is supported.
- Outdoor Classroom
We believe children need a connection with nature in order to be whole. Full integration of indoor and outdoor spaces offers an optimal learning and growing environment for young children.
- Non-judgmental Approach
Allows individual to experience life for him/herself, with guidance, not control, building an intrinsic sense of self and an acceptance of others’ differences.
- Family Participation
Creates a bond between teachers, parents, and children.
- Support for Parents and Families
Strengthens family dynamics and well-being, creates an extended family.