Classroom Age Range:

Our Toddler A Classroom is designed for children from 16 months old to approximately 24 months old.

Classroom Components:

Group Time: Includes songs, books, flannel board stories, puppets stories, simple language and counting games, etc.

Exercise Time: Includes physical activities such as moving or exercising to music, Follow-the-Leader, animal walking, dancing, etc.

Cracker Time: Is a light, additional snack designed to meet toddlers’ need for a smaller more frequent meal. This is usually a cracker and a drink of water.

Floor Play: Is a time for classroom staff to be on the floor, playing with the children and the toys. This provides important modeling as teachers dress and feed dolls or builds block constructions.

Outside Time: When weather permits, teachers may use their assigned playground times. In the warm-weather months, painting, stories, and other activities may be added to playground activities.

Daily Schedule:

8:30 am

Breakfast & Diaper Time

9:15 am

Group Time

9:30 am

Table Time & Free Play

10:15 am

Outside or Floor Play

10:45 am

Cracker Time

11:00 am

Exercise Time

11:15 am

Group Time & Diaper Checks

11:30 am

Lunch

12:00/:15 pm

Nap Time 

2:00/:30 pm

Quiet Play & Diaper Checks

3:00 pm

Snack

3:15 pm

Group Time

3:30 pm

Outside or Floor Play

4:15 pm

Table Time & Free Play

4:45/5:00 pm

Cracker Time

5:00/? pm

Close Toddler A – Combine with Toddler B

The above daily schedule is our base routine. Because children’s needs vary from day to day, teachers may adjust the timing of the various components of the day, making sure that each component is offered. However, activities in bold must remain at the indicated times.

We love Ladybug! Our daughter is comfortable and feels right at home, The Ladybug teachers and staff put our minds at ease knowing she is in safe, capable hands and is happy, having fun and learning from professionals that truly care."

~ Mother of a toddler


   

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