Infants and Toddlers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Infant Curriculum

(6 weeks to 12 months)

This program provides a safe, nurturing environment that will stimulate emotional development and security while providing activities to meet each child’s physical, intellectual and social needs.  Activities are meant to encourage curiosity, communication, and socialization.

Activities may include:

  • Games that promote appropriate social interactions with peers and teachers
  • Music and art that supports learning
  • Sensory discovery that encourages cognitive development
  • Sign language to help with communication
  • Book readings to explore children’s literature
  • Recognition of everyday objects, body parts, colors, shapes, and animals

Toddler Curriculum

(12 months to 24 months)

This program jumpstarts our preschool curriculum and creates a firm foundation to build on.  Enhancing off the basic concepts from our infant program, children will begin to understand and engage in a structured schedule that provides an optimal learning environment and excels comprehension of concepts.

Goals for this age: 

  • Learning to sit in a group
  • Learning to sit in chairs at table
  • Introducing flash cards for numbers, letters, shapes, colors and animals
  • Enhancing music group through animated gestures
  • Sitting in a large group while listening to stories
  • Looking at books independently
  • Continued sign language development with flashcards
  • Introducing language group which engages children in the daily concept based on the theme of the week
  • Learning how to play with toys on the floor and seated at tables
  • Sharing with friends
  • Introducing rotation of different toys throughout the day based on concepts (math and science, language cognitive, small motor, dramatic play and blocs)
  • Cleaning up after each activity
  • Introduce independent hand washing
  • Transition to sleeping on a mat
  • Introduce eating with utensils
  • Playing outside with friends
  • Start weaning binkies
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