Goals of Here We Grow Childcare Center

The following are the basic goals for the children who are in our care:


• to become independent and learn to be in control of their emotions

• to be able to express and deal with the emotions they have

• to learn how others express and deal with emotions

• to develop empathy with others


• to be able to interact effectively with others, regardless of perceived differences

• to be able to respect others and the property of others

• to be able to function well in a group setting

• to be able to understand why they should cooperate with others

• to be able to develop meaningful friendships


• to develop large and small motor skills

• to learn the importance of good nutrition and good hygiene

• to develop lifelong, healthy habits


• to develop a lifetime love of learning

• to learn observation and discussion skills

• to build a love for reading

• to build upon natural curiosity

• to develop the foundation needed to advance in the primary grades.