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The Goddard School® located in Pickerington
The Goddard School located in Pickerington to Host Goddard Community Games Event
Pickerington, OH(Grassroots Newswire) Feb 4th 2011 — The Goddard School® located in Pickerington is proud to announce it will host the Goddard Community Games to recognize and celebrate the power of play for learning. The event, which will be celebrated at Goddard Schools nationwide, is to be held on Saturday February 5th at 10:00 AM.
The Goddard Community Games, hosted by The Goddard School located in Pickerington, will feature an amazing day of playful learning with families and children invited to participate in a number of fun-filled activities that demonstrate the skills 21st Century learners will need to grow and succeed. Participating in the Goddard Community Games will help underscore that how we play as children helps form what we become as adults.
We will help kick off the Goddard Community Games’ Opening Ceremony during an exciting pep rally. The pep rally will feature The Goddard School children playing various instruments and noisemakers as they parade through the School; include the unveiling of a Community Flag, developed by the children and faculty of The Goddard School located in Pickerington; and culminate with a rousing rendition of The Goddard School Play Along Song.
“As early childhood educators, we feel that play is crucial to a child’s development,” says Mark Fixari, owner of The Goddard School, located in Pickerington. “We want everyone to understand that play matters and that the time is now for us to stand up and play together! The Goddard Community Games is an inspiring event that will showcase how play is essential to the next generation’s academic, physical and social/emotional health.”
The Goddard Community Games will feature a range of exciting play experiences, including Color Stepping, The Freeze, Clean Mud, and Flying Like a Butterfly. Each hands-on activity will demonstrate the transformative power of play and how it can foster a lifetime of curiosity and discovery.
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Recently named #1 Childcare Franchise in the United States, by Entrepreneur magazine, for the tenth consecutive year (January 2011) and one of the Top 200 Franchise Systems (in worldwide sales), by Franchise Times, for the fourth consecutive year (October 2010); Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI) is expanding The Goddard School® network throughout the United States. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI currently licenses 370+ franchised schools with more than 43,000 students in 34 states. With a successful system in place and dedicated franchisees, GSI is the acknowledged leader in franchised childcare and a premier educational childcare provider in the United States.