Toddler Class 18 months to 2.5 years: This classroom follows along with teaching from the Washington Early Learning and Developmental Guidelines; (https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/GovernorGregoire/priorities/education/read/guidelines.pdf ). 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|
|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|
|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.