ROOMS

Diverse Learning Environments

Two infant rooms: Bumblebee and Turtle

1 month to 18 months; 7 infants per classroom

INFANTS

Schedule: Infants will follow their own feeding and napping schedules from home and begin adapting to the toddler schedule closer to transition.

Examples of Goals:

  • Learn to communicate in effective ways such as cooing, smiling, and crying when in distress.

  • Show appropriate head strength, leg strength, and overall body strength.

  • Be trying to roll and sit (with support) by six months.

  • Be encouraged to grasp at objects and work towards the pincer grasp.

  • Be exposed to different people to help them become comfortable with new adults and children.

TODDLERS

Three toddler rooms: Kangaroo, Rascal, Teddy Bear

15 months to 3 years; 8-9 toddlers per classroom

Examples of Goals:

  • Learn to manage their own behavior more effectively so they can use their words rather than their body to help solve problems.

  • Learn to express their needs in 2-3 words and ask for help when needed.

  • Learn to maintain balance while walking.

  • Be able to jump, dance, and run.

  • Learn to use utensils more effectively.

  • Be encouraged to perform independent tasks, such as washing their hands/brushing their teeth.

  • Be encouraged to participate in group activities.

PRESCHOOL/PRE-K

Three preschool /pre-K rooms: Jellyfish, Owl, Stingray

2 years 9 months to 5 years; 14-18 preschoolers/pre-K

per classroom

Examples of Goals:​​

  • Consistently stay focused on a task and self-direct within classroom.

  • Be able to manage and express feelings.

  • Be able to button, unbutton, snap, and zip.

  • Be able to write their name and write words.

  • Distinguish between the different sizes of things.

  • Do science experiments to find out the answers to who, what, where, when, and why.

  • Demonstrate geographic knowledge of their local community and the world around them.

  • Take on roles and responsibilities within the classroom.

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