Preschool teachers can establish a safe, caring early-learning environment by using strategies, lessons, and activities that build healthy relationships among students. Preschool teachers report that incorporating Harmony strategies into daily schedules contributes to new friendships, school enjoyment, and enhanced social development.
Sanford Harmony promotes engagement, communication, and cooperation among young children through the everyday practices of Meet Up and Buddy Up, and lessons and activities provided in the teacher manual. Through Meet Up, teachers model, coach, and engage children in activities that help them get along with others, recognize their feelings, and understand how others feel.
The lovable alien “Z” learns about friendship on Earth through a set of storybooks and related activities. Preschool children are delighted to help Z and friends solve real-life problems. The homeschool Connection Cards include families in the relationship-building process.