Our curriculum is designed to develop and reinforce each toddler’s individual needs. Children participate in sensory-based learning experiences, while receiving positive, nurturing guidance. The curriculum will help your child develop their cognitive, communication, emotional, fine motor, and gross motor and social skills.
Activities in the toddler classrooms include:
Singing songs, finger plays, improving their vocabulary through identification and repetition, learn to wash their hands and feed themselves, enjoy age-appropriate playgrounds and practice sharing with other students. Our teachers encourage the child to work at their own speed so they feel successful in the skills they are developing.
Areas of Development:
The curriculum focuses on your toddler’s primary areas of development.
We encourage toddlers with exploring all of their emotions, from joy to frustration. Children begin to gain the skills needed, such as patience, cooperation, and sharing to deal with all of their emotions in a calm, supportive manner
We begin with the toddlers becoming aware of their classmates and move on to encouraging simple sharing activities. Your child will be encouraged to wave goodbye and take turns stacking blocks. These simple activities are the stepping stones for the later preschool years, when children are developmentally ready to share.
We have a deep understanding of how toddlers communicate and teach toddlers to put their wants and needs into words. Toddlers are encouraged to sing simple songs, recite nursery rhymes, and expand their vocabularies
Fine Motor Skills
Toddlers’ fine motor skills, which include finger and hand movements, need to be encouraged in many different ways in order for them to progress. We offer a wide variety of activities for your child to develop his fine motor skills, ranging from finger painting, to using a pincer grasp to pick up finger foods, to making and manipulating play dough.
Gross Motor Skills
Teachers assist the child with the development of all gross motor skills, which include batting at objects, kicking, walking, jumping and running, as well as improve their hand/eye coordination. You might even see toddlers playing Follow the Leader.
Cognitive skills include thinking, learning, and the investigation of their environment. Your toddler will begin to sort toys by shape and color and will be encouraged to identify facial features by reciting fun finger plays.