(approximately three months to 12 months)
This program of education and care supports families as the child’s first and most important teachers. Teachers provide a safe and psychologically nurturing environment with emphasis on cognitively stimulating activities that support each individual child.
Young Toddler Program
(approximately 12 months to 24 months)
As children begin transitioning away from the dependency of infancy, this program provides a safe, nurturing environment where children explore peer relationships and independence. Activities focus on interactions, relationships, sense of self, language/communication, exploration, problem-solving, large/fine motor skills, music, movement, cognitive thinking, and self-help skills.
(approximately 24-36 months)
This program focuses on social interactions, building relationships, developing a positive self image, language and communication, exploration and problem solving, large motor skills, fine motor skills, music and movement, cognitive development, and self-help skills. Teachers work closely with families whose children are working toward toileting independence.
(approximately three years to four years)
This program focuses on language experiences, social interactions, creative art experiences, music and movement, dramatic play, large motor skills, fine motor skills, sensory and discovery experiences, and much more. Children are expected to be able to function independently in regard to eating, dressing, and toileting.
(approximately five years to six years)
This program stresses language experiences, social interactions, creative art experiences, music and movement, dramatic play, large motor skills development, fine motor skills development, science and discovery, critical thinking, and increased focus on project work. This program supports and enhances kindergarten/school programs.
Last Updated August 29, 2022