Our Curriculum

We use Funshine Express Curriculum you can check out the full curriculum at www.funshineexpress.com
 

The Buttercups are for ages 9 months to 24 months.  Parents will receive a monthly newsletter and a monthly family note that discusses monthly activities, songs, books that we will be reading to the kids, and also provide ideas for the parents to do stuff at home that may complement the curriculum.

Fireflies are for ages 2 years to 5 years.  Parents will receive a monthly newsletter and a week family note that discusses monthly activities, songs, books that we will be reading to the kids, and also provide ideas for the parents to do stuff at home that may complement the curriculum.

Funshine Express believes that children learn by doing and we believe the same, so this curriculum is a great fit for Ships Ahoy Child Care.  The curriculum kits come with hands-on materials to actively engage children and offers children opportunities to make meaningful choices.  The curriculum offers our Ships Ahoy teachers a wide variety of ideas to build early literacy, math, science, social skills, and MORE!  The curriculum goes step by step on a weekly and even a daily schedule to stimulate thinking, reasoning, decision-making, and problem-solving.  It is also very flexible to allow the teachers to pick and choose from the activities to meet the individual needs and learning styles of our children in each class as well as maturity levels and individual interests making for those great teachable moments.