Our classrooms are clean, safe, bright, and allow children to confidently explore their environment. From glitter and glue to props for imaginative role play, and exersaucers to balance beams, The Fessenden Children’s Center is chock-full of educational materials. Classrooms have sensory tables, puzzles, blocks, open-art materials, dramatic play sets, puppets, and musical instruments, just to name a few. With the guidance of teachers, these materials all play an important role in a child’s exposure to the world around them.
The “baby room” is enclosed to provide infants with a separate, quiet space to enjoy tummy time and, eventually, to crawl, scoot, and walk. In our toddler and preschool classrooms, children benefit from our open concept design, which exposes them to a new world of social-emotional learning and growth. They are in the center of the action and they learn through active, hands-on exploration. In addition to skybox views of the Fessenden Ice Rink, each of our classrooms have large windows which provide lots of natural light (and constant opportunities for observation of the outside world).