We are licensed for 22 Toddlers from 19-36 months of age. Our ratio for this age group is 1:6.
Toddlers are always on the move, interested in many play areas and will go from one thing to another. They are discovering their world and they learn best in a safe, secure and stimulating environment where they can explore in their own way.
The children have many opportunities to have independence in their room. They are encouraged to eat with a spoon, and assist in cleaning up after themselves. The rooms are furnished and equipped with child size equipment so that the children can explore independently and can also have alone time if needed.
Verbalizing and language at this age is very important. Staff encourage the children to use words to express their needs and to communicate with each other. The staff in the Toddler Rooms are very caring, nurturing and exhibit a great deal of patience. Developmentally appropriate program planning by staff allows for learning and fun experiences.
In the Toddler program, the children participate in the following: