• Casa Department

    Best Preschool in the country

    The first stage of development is a period of transformation. This is characterized by the presence of a Conscious Absorbent Mind which allows the child to consciously and willingly learn from his environment. All the materials in the Prepared Environment provide him with opportunities for his independent development.

    Casa is divided into three (3) levels:

    Junior Casa (Nursery) – This level consists of children aged 3.0 – 4.6 years old.

  • Junior Advanced Casa (Pre-Kinder) – This level consists of children aged 4.0 – 5.6 years old.

    Advanced Casa – (Kinder) – This level consists of children aged 5.0 – 6.6 years old.

  • Casa Curriculum

    The Casa Curriculum makes use of 177 hands-on apparata for: Practical Life activities, Sensorial activities, Language, Mathematics and Cultural Arts (divided into Botany, Zoology, History, Geography, Science, Music and Arts). All subjects directly or indirectly help the child develop areas of his personal growth; physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and morally.

  • Cultural Arts
  • Cultural Arts introduces the child to the vastness of the world and what it has to offer. It is subdivided into Geography, History, Botany and Zoology, Science, Music and Arts. Geography introduces the child to the world and its facets from the land and water forms to the Seven Continents of the World. Under this subject, the Asian countries, including the Philippines, are taken up. The lives of the people in different countries are likewise learned. History teaches the Concept of Time. Botany and Zoology provide materials that give the child an awareness of plants and animals and how to care for them.

  • Puzzle Map of the World – A Geography material that introduces the child to the world and its facets, from the land and water forms to the Seven Continents of the World.

  • Language
  • Language provides the child with materials that develop his writing, reading and communication skills. Writing is taught gradually from the preparation of the hand, wrist and elbow for the skill, to print and finally to calligraphy writing. Reading starts from individual sounds of letters to words, sentences and paragraph reading with comprehension. The oral exercises are activities that help satisfy the child’s needs for self-expression. The child develops confidence and social sense through poetry and participation in annual school programs. Intellectual curiosity is met through news sharing and storytelling.

  • The Sand Paper Letters guide the hand for writing as the child traces the letter shapes in the style and direction that they are written.

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics materials and exercises are grouped into four: Group I materials introduce the concept of numbers 0-10; Group II materials teach the concept of the Decimal System; Group III materials teach the linear or chain counting making teen and tens; Group IV includes materials that introduce the Four Basic Operations and Concept of Fractions.

    Cards and Counters – A Mathematics material that helps develop the child’s “mathematical mind” that leads to precision, order and logical thinking.

  • Practical Life
  • Practical Life materials and exercises provide the child training for independence in Self-Care and Care of the Environment.  It also provides exercises in movement which instill concentration, order and discipline both in mind and body.  Activities such as sweeping the floor, combing the hair, powdering of face, pouring liquid, paper cutting and pasting are not only exercises to develop independence but also discipline the child’s will, mind and body.

    Pouring Liquid – A Practical Life material that develops independence, discipline in movement and instills concentration.

  • Sensorial Education
  • Sensorial Education contains materials and exercises which aim to sharpen the five senses of the child, enlighten their perception of the environment and develop the intelligence.  This is subdivided into five areas, visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory and gustatory.

     Sound Cylinders A Sensorial Education material that develops auditory discrimination through exercises in pairing and grading a series of sounds. This material consists of two sets of 6 sealed wooden cylinders containing materials that make a distinctive sound when shaken by the child.