Carrot Seed Preschool
Welcome to the web site of the Carrot Seed Preschool, where children can wonder, discover, imagine, construct, and learn through play. We have been operating in the Cordova Bay Neighbourhood of Victoria, B.C. since 1988. Our programs are child directed and teacher supported. View information about our current programs, including days, times, and fees, here on the Programs and Fees Page. We encourage children to make decisions independently, with our guidance and support. Learn more about our philosophy and vision, and check out links to research and other organizations here on the Philosophy and Vision Page. You can get in touch with us by email at email@example.com by phone at (250) 658-2331, or visit our Contact Us Page.
Art and Literacy
When we think of ‘art’ we often don’t think of how literacy is a natural part of children’s exploration in art. Anne Haas Dyson emphasizes through her study of the link between children’s play, pictures, and print the critical role of art and play in children’s growth as symbol makers, particularly as makers of written symbols. Drawing is viewed as a literacy activity, because