Bright Beginners: Birth–7 Months (1:4)

We adjust to your baby’s individual needs and schedule while providing a structured environment. Your child will have the opportunity to explore all kinds of sensory materials as well as have time to engage in creative activities that include story time, sensory time, music and movement, crayons, paint, markers, play dough and clay (when developmentally appropriate). Towards the end of this classroom your child will be encouraged to roll, sit unsupported, and  grasp objects.  Our teachers create a safe and loving environment each day for your baby to learn and grow in. We look forward to sharing the children’s explorations with you during the classroom documentations, the daily note and conversations.

Little Movers: 7 Months–13 Months (1:4)

We foster your infant’s social emotional development by giving them full verbal and physical attention. We follow their lead and provide a responsive learning environment based on their interests. We teach them about items and subjects that are important to them (animals, body parts, family members). Teachers verbally reflect on the infant’s exploration by describing the activity that they are engaged in. In this classroom your child will become much more adventurous with their motor skills. They will go from an unsupported sit to a crawl, then to a walk.  Your child will start baby food and transition to solid foods at 12 months.  At 12 months your child will transition to whole milk, a sippy cup, and go from a crib to a cot.

Creative Learners: 13 Months–24 Months (1:4)

The children are given daily opportunities to explore and learn through age appropriate toys and projects. Children in this classroom are encouraged to try to use their words to express their needs and wants. All activities are individually developed to create learning experiences and social experiences through play, projects, and activities. In this class for gross motor skills your child will be encouraged to hold a ball with one hand, and throw it over hand, kick a ball, climb stairs (assisted). Academically they will identify 2-4 photos, imitate/dump objects, enjoy repetition in songs, point to animals or parts on bodies and identify. Socially your child will start to seek the approval of adults, want to help with daily routines, and start speaking in 2–3 word sentences. We are here to encourage and foster your child’s learning.

Discovers: 15 Months–24 Months (1:4)

The children are given daily opportunities to explore and learn through age appropriate toys and projects. Children in this classroom are encouraged to try to use their words to express their needs and wants. All activities are individually developed to create learning experiences and social experiences through play, projects, and activities. In this class for gross motor skills your child will be encouraged to hold a ball with one hand, and throw it over hand, kick a ball, climb stairs (assisted). Academically they will identify 2-4 photos, imitate/dump objects, enjoy repetition in songs, point to animals or parts on bodies and identify. Socially your child will start to seek the approval of adults, want to help with daily routines, and start speaking in 2-3 word sentences. We are here to encourage and foster your child’s learning. In this classroom the students are offered a variety of on-site enrichment activities during regular operating hours. These opportunities afford children enriching experiences, during the school day in exchange for offsite field trips. These weekly enrichment activities are included in your weekly tuition.

Explorers: 2 years (1:8)

Our 2 Year Old room promotes independence through child centered and teacher directed activities. Self-help skills such as eating independently, potty training, hand washing, and independently cleaning up are among the skills taught in our room. Our 2 year old program introduces circle time activities which include calendar, weather, counting, story time, and songs. We also focus on age appropriate activities such as taking turns, cooperating, sharing, and expressing feelings in appropriate manner. This will help boost your child’s self-help skills and confidence in themselves.  In this classroom the students are offered a variety of on-site enrichment activities during regular operating hours. These opportunities afford children enriching experiences, during the school day in exchange for offsite field trips. These weekly enrichment activities are included in your weekly tuition.

Adventurers: 3–4 years (1:10)

Independence and social interaction with others is what our preschool classroom is all about. The children must learn how to help themselves and getting along with others to make their say a successful day. Throughout the day each child is encouraged to make their own choices, to cooperate with others and to follow the direction of the teacher. Throughout the day there are large and small group activities as well as teacher lead and child led activities, these include things such as movement, read-a-loud stories, a circle time and art activities. During these activities the children are learn about making friends, sharing and communication with their classmates. Each lesson is individually written and planned for each child. This gives the teachers the opportunity to work one-on-one with each student. In this classroom the students are offered a variety of on-site enrichment activities during regular operating hours. These opportunities afford children enriching experiences, during the school day in exchange for offsite field trips. These weekly enrichment activities are included in your weekly tuition

Pathfinders: 4–5 years (1:10)

Our safe and enriching program focuses on all aspects of creative learning. Our hands on activities encompass exciting items to help stimulate young imaginative minds. We incorporate the Park Hill school district’s requirements for kindergarten into our own curriculum to make sure our pre kindergartners are ready. We are also a center based facility which includes art, math, science, writing and literacy, dramatic play, block, and manipulatives. Reading readiness and letter recognition is very important to the learning process. Therefore we make sure and try to journal at least every other day. We keep the same daily schedule each day, that way the children know what to expect, yet flexible to accommodate the needs and interests of each child. Our knowledgeable teachers maintain control while allowing for free time and exploration. This balance builds independence and confidence in children. In this classroom the students are offered a variety of on-site enrichment activities during regular operating hours. These opportunities afford children enriching experiences, during the school day in exchange for offsite field trips. These weekly enrichment activities are included in your weekly tuition.