Smartland Boutique Early Learning believe children who learn that helping others makes the community a better place for everyone usually commit themselves to a lifetime of community service. A community is more than just a location or a collection of individuals who happen to love or work in the same place. Smartland believes creating a ‘sense of community’ is an important part of what we do. Strong links with the local community provides us with invaluable resources and information to enhance the learning. By drawing on community knowledge and expertise, we are better able to understand the children and families with whom they work, and better able to provide children with learning experiences that are meaningful and relevant to their lives.
Just think about the impact your children can make in their community and the world! We feel that teaching young children about communities is beneficial for a number of reasons: