Extra activities

1. Dog Therapy

Dog therapy at Sunny Buddies Nursery is a fascinating adventure that opens doors for the youngest ones to explore the world of emotions, senses, and physical activity. Our dog therapy sessions are carefully designed to provide children with contact with friendly dogs, which is not only an incredibly enjoyable experience but also an essential aspect of supporting their psycho-physical development.

During these sessions, children have a unique opportunity to:

  1. Building Emotional Bonds: Interactions with dogs allow children to develop relationship-building skills and express emotions, shaping their empathy and trust-building abilities.
  2. Sensory Development: Through various activities involving touch, sight, sound, smell, and even balance, dog therapy stimulates children’s sensory development, enhancing their overall perception of the world.
  3. Motor Skills and Coordination: Playing with dogs encourages physical activity, contributing to improved physical fitness, coordination, and balance.
  4. Relaxation: The presence of dogs has a calming effect on children, helping them reduce stress and emotional tension, which is a valuable form of relaxation therapy.
  5. Enhancing Communication Skills: Interacting with dogs requires clear communication of intentions, which fosters the development of language and communication skills.
  6. Learning Responsibility: Children learn the importance of caring for and being responsible for other beings, enriching their sensitivity and sense of duty.

Led by experienced therapists, dog therapy sessions at Sunny Buddies provide a safe and comfortable environment for children and dogs alike. It’s an extraordinary opportunity to experience the positive effects of human-animal interactions, bringing joy and developmental benefits.

2. Sensoplasty – Explore the World of Senses

Sensoplasty is more than just creative play—it’s an exciting journey through the world of senses, textures, and scents that serves as inspiration for the youngest children. It’s not just a form of entertainment but also an essential element of sensory and cognitive support. At Sunny Buddies, we place great emphasis on developing the imagination and senses of our charges through fascinating sensory workshops.

Our experienced educators and sensory integration therapists create unique sensory sessions, ensuring safety and carefully selected materials tailored to the children’s ages. Here’s what children can discover during our sessions:

  1. Developing the Sense of Touch: Children have the opportunity to explore various materials, from soft to rough, fostering their sense of touch and sensory perception.
  2. Fostering Imagination and Creativity: By creating and modeling with different materials, children express their creativity, learn to express themselves, and develop artistic skills.
  3. Stimulating Language Development: During sensory activities, children describe their actions, use new words related to discovered textures and materials, promoting the development of their language skills.
  4. Practicing Motor Skills: Manipulating various materials improves finger movement precision, positively influencing motor skills development.
  5. Exploring the Sense of Smell: Children have the chance to discover various scents, stimulating their sense of smell and helping them differentiate between them.
  6. Enriching Cognitive Experiences: Sensoplasty sessions allow children to gain new experiences and explore the world through their senses, making learning a fascinating endeavor.

At Sunny Buddies, we believe that sensory exploration and creativity are key elements in children’s development. Our sensoplasty sessions offer an unforgettable journey of discoveries and experiences, inspiring and educating our little explorers.

3. Dance Classes

Dance classes at Sunny Buddies Nursery provide an excellent platform for the youngest ones, offering them a range of benefits that go beyond ordinary play. Here are the advantages of our dance classes:

  1. Motor Skills Development: Dance allows children to develop motor skills through rhythmic activity, enhancing their control over their bodies.
  2. Emotional Development Support: Dances enable children to express their emotions and teach them to recognize and manage them, which is essential for emotional development.
  3. Creativity and Imagination: Through dance, children have the opportunity to express themselves in unconventional ways, fostering imagination and creativity.
  4. Safe Environment: Our professional instructors provide safe and friendly classes tailored to the individual needs of children.
  5. Social Skills Development: Group dance requires cooperation and communication, helping build strong bonds among children and developing their social skills.
  6. Language Development Stimulation: Learning songs and rhythmic movements during dance helps enrich children’s vocabulary and language skills.
  7. Physical Activity: Regular dance classes have a positive impact on children’s well-being and energy levels, helping them release excess energy.
  8. Concentration and Mindfulness: The need to concentrate on dance exercises and remember choreography promotes the development of concentration and mindfulness in the youngest.

Dance classes at Sunny Buddies Nursery offer comprehensive support for the all-around development of children, providing numerous benefits that positively impact their emotional, social, and cognitive development.

4. Chemical Workshops

Chemical workshops at our nursery are not only an incredibly intriguing form of play but also a valuable opportunity for our youngest explorers to discover the secrets of science through practical experiments. It’s fun with substances and a unique way to encourage children to explore the world around them. The workshops are led by experienced teachers who ensure safety and adapt experiments to the children’s age. It’s a unique opportunity for children to experience the joy of discovery and gain knowledge from practical experiences.

During our chemistry workshops, children can:

  1. Discover Basic Scientific Principles: Through simple and safe experiments, children can learn how the world around them works and the principles behind chemical reactions.
  2. Develop Observational Skills: Observing changes during experiments helps children develop perception and analysis skills.
  3. Stimulate Creativity and Experimental Thinking: Experimenting with various substances stimulates creativity and thinking “outside the box.”
  4. Develop Teamwork Skills: Collaboratively conducting experiments teaches children cooperation and communication within a group.
  5. Encourage Asking Questions: Experiments often provoke children to ask questions about the world around them, fostering curiosity and research skills.
  6. Provide Learning Through Experience: Experiential learning is one of the most effective ways to acquire knowledge—children can touch, see, and experience science firsthand.

5. Sensorki

The “Sensory” sessions at our Sunny Buddies daycare are unique encounters that introduce children to the world of sensory integration therapy. They are designed not only to support the sensory development of our charges but also to offer them the opportunity to learn to adapt to various environmental stimuli. By actively engaging their senses, such as touch, sight, hearing, smell, and the sense of balance, children have a chance for comprehensive development.

Comprehensive Sensory Development: Sensory sessions allow children to actively engage their senses, including touch, sight, hearing, smell, and the sense of balance, contributing to comprehensive sensory development.

Interpretation and Processing of Stimuli: Through Sensory sessions, children learn to better interpret and process sensory information, which is crucial for their cognitive and motor development.

Improving Motor Coordination: Regular sensory integration exercises help improve motor coordination and spatial perception.

Building Concentration Skills: These sessions help children build concentration and attention skills, which are essential for their cognitive development.

Emotional Regulation: Sensory activities play an important role in emotional regulation for children, teaching them effective ways to cope with emotions and tension.

Learning Adaptation: Through Sensory sessions, children learn to adapt to various environmental stimuli, which is important for their social and emotional development.

Experiencing Understanding: The sessions are led by experienced specialists who ensure that each child feels safe and comfortable while enjoying the exploration of new sensory experiences.

It’s an excellent opportunity to support the comprehensive development of the youngest in an atmosphere full of positive energy and understanding.

  1. Gordonki

The “Gordonki” sessions at our Sunny Buddies daycare are a true musical adventure that immerses children in the inspiring world of sounds and rhythms using an advanced teaching method created by Edwin E. Gordon. These sessions go beyond just teaching music; they provide a comprehensive artistic experience that allows the youngest to discover and develop their natural musical talents.

During “Gordonki,” children have the opportunity to comprehensively develop their musical talents. The Gordon method focuses on intensive development of rhythm, melody, relative listening, and improvisational skills. This unique approach enables children to deeply understand music and develop their artistic sensitivity.

Through interactive listening exercises, children learn to distinguish and interpret various sounds and rhythms, which not only stimulates their musical listening but also enriches their sensory experiences. Encouraging musical improvisation opens the door for children to creatively express themselves and build their self-confidence as young artists.

Learning to read and write simple musical notes introduces children to the world of musical notation, enhancing their cognitive abilities and concentration skills. These sessions also support the development of teamwork musical skills, teaching children to work in a group, listen to each other, and create harmonious compositions.

In “Gordonki,” a strong emphasis is placed on building communication and social skills through music. Children learn to express their emotions and thoughts through sounds, contributing to their emotional and social development.

Led by experienced educators and music therapists, “Gordonki” sessions provide a safe and stimulating environment where each child can develop their musical passions. It’s an excellent opportunity for children to explore the deep aspects of music, develop their artistic abilities, and find joy in musical discovery while supporting their comprehensive development.

Ceramic workshops at our Sunny Buddies daycare are a fascinating creative journey that not only nurtures imagination but also allows our youngest charges to express themselves through touch and shaping three-dimensional forms. It’s an extraordinary opportunity to develop sensory and artistic skills. Led by experienced artists and educators, our ceramic workshops provide appropriate support and age-appropriate instructions, allowing children to express their creativity, discover the creative process, and find joy in creation.

  1. Ceramic Workshops

During our ceramic workshops, children have the opportunity to:

Develop Manual Skills: Manipulating clay enhances finger precision and manual skills, positively impacting fine motor development and later writing skills.

Support Creativity and Imagination: Creating three-dimensional forms with clay stimulates children’s imagination and enables them to express their ideas in a tangible medium.

Build Patience and Concentration: Working with clay requires focus and patience, helping to develop concentration and perseverance.

Enhance the Sense of Touch: Clay activities allow children to explore different textures and surfaces, promoting tactile sensory stimulation.

Boost Self-Esteem and Confidence: Creating their ceramic pieces gives children a sense of accomplishment, positively influencing their self-esteem.

Develop Spatial Thinking Skills: Working with three-dimensional materials like clay enhances spatial understanding and the relationship between elements.

Led by experienced educators and artists, ceramic workshops at our daycare are a safe and inspiring environment where every child can develop their artistic talents. It’s an excellent opportunity for little ones to explore the deeper aspects of creativity, develop manual skills, and find joy in the creative process while supporting their comprehensive development.