Toddler Class 18 months to 2.5 years: This classroom follows along with teaching from the Washington Early Learning and Developmental Guidelines; ( ). Me, My Family and Culture, Building Relationships, Touching, Seeing, Hearing and Moving Around, Growing Up Healthy, Communicating and Learning About My World. Teachers will plan and carry out experiences that will promote your child’s development. They will be encouraged to do as much for themselves as they are capable with gentle guidance. During this time children learn numerous social and emotional skills that will be needed in the Preschool class.

Toddler: The Toddler class program will accommodate the needs of each individual child. The lead teacher prepares and implements age appropriate lesson plans that encourage independence, exploration and curiosity.

Toddler Daily Schedule:

6:00am The Learning Academy opens, Free Choice Centers*
7:25am Wash and Breakfast
8:00am Diapers and Free Choice Centers
8:30am Recess
9:25am   Wash and Snack
10:00am Diapers and Free Choice Centers
10:00 Child selected activities, Teacher directed activities
11:30am Wash and Lunch
12:00pm Rest and quiet activities for early risers
2:30pm Diapers and Free Choice Centers
3:00pm Wash and Snack
3:30pm Recess
4:15pm Diapers and Free Choice Centers

*Child-selected activities include but are not limited to: Fine motor, art, music and movement, blocks, dramatic play, math and numbers, nature and science, sand and water play, and books.