18 months – 36 months

Our Toddler Program consists of the following:

Gross motor: playing ball, jumping, running, climbing, riding toys, balance board, throwing

Fine motor: stacking blocks, threading, simple puzzles, drawing, coloring, self-feeding, lego’s, painting, gluing

Interest and curiosity: animals, insects, sand and water, dramatic play, dress up clothes, parts of the body (arms, legs, hands, face, etc), clay, play dough, storybooks. puppets

Cognitive and problem solving: Can you find it? Where did it go? Does this circle fit in this triangle? Puzzles? Structured activity which is modeled to them, then they figure it out.

Social and emotional feelings: sharing, friends, helping, role play, dance, feelings: I am sad, I am happy, I am angry , I am afraid

Safety: scissors, fire, water, strangers, strange animals

Cleanliness skills: washing face/ hands, picking up toys, using tissues, using hand sanitizer, clean up after eating, clean up after playing

Fire safety: fire drills, role playing

Language: dramatic play, story time, circle time, show and tell, word games, creative play, small group interactions (center times)

Self-help: dressing (buttons, zipper, snaps, Velcro), washing, serving self at mealtimes (with guidance from teachers), clean up time, locating personal cubby where belongings are located (pictures on cubbies of child so they can identify)

Health and nutrition: recognizing fruits and vegetables, identifying healthy foods, food groups, cleanliness skills


Potty training works best when parents, teachers, and children work at it together. Positive reinforcement from parents/guardians and teachers help the children learn. Our potty training begins in our “Older Toddler” classroom. We ask that you bring in pull-ups and underwear. The teacher will inform all parents/guardians of the progression that takes place on a daily basis.

Crawler Daily Activity Schedule

7:00 – 9:00   |  Staggered arrival: teachers greet children and talk to parents; self directed play

9:00 – 9:30   |  Diaper changes and / or potty time wash up
Healthy habit snack (provided by the Center), juice or water

9:30 – 10:00   |  Circle time (start the day with songs, weather, shapes, colors)

10:00 – 11:00  |  Center time (self directed play in planned learning areas indoors and outdoors). Staff directed curriculum activities for small groups.

11:00  – 11:30   |  Project time, sing-along, finger plays

11:30 – 12:00    |  Cleanup, diaper changes and / or potty time, wash up

12:00 – 12:30    |  Lunch time

12:30 – 2:30    |  Nap time for all students with individualized wake up

2:30 – 3:15     |  Diaper changes and / or potty time wash up
Healthy habit snack (provided by the Center), juice or water

3:15 – 4:00  |  Circle time (story, sing along, puppets, show & tell)

4:00 – 5:30   |  Center time (self directed play in planned learning areas indoors and outdoors)

5:30  |  Depature