In many instances, this is the first experience the child has of being away from his/her caretaker.
Taking turns, sharing, patience and attention span are important lessons that each child learns at their
own pace. An emphasis on the importance of a peaceful environment, with the necessary nurturing
and caring, is a characteristic of this program.
Vocabulary is consistently presented to the children. Stories, songs, and poetry
all support the language work in the classroom.
Toddler activities and exercises recognize that children learn by doing. Independence, coordination,
and concentration are developed. Developmental materials are always accessible, safe,
variety and challenge as they grow and learn. The safe, loving, gentle atmosphere puts children
and parents at ease and makes for a trusting, spontaneous transition to preschool.
but also by the heart."
– B. Pascal