BIRTH - 1 YEAR

Areas of Learning:

  • Language and communication

  • Simple sign language

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

Cognitive Growth:          

  • Nurture with positive learning

Emotional Expansion:    

  • Helping them feel secure and engaged

Curriculum:

  • Tummy Time

  • Music and Songs

  • Baby sign language

  • Playing and sharing

 

Our infant care nurseries at Little Roos go above and beyond the state regulations of federal safety. Our staff finds great joy in working with your child to assure their emotional, social and physical needs are met.

We sing, rock and floor play throughout each day. Reading in circle time daily, showing bright colored picture books and the use of shapes and pictures to keep them engaged. Learning emotions with facial expressions such as sad or happy.

Learning about their bodies, eyes, ears, nose and mouth and the use of simple sign language such as “more”, “thank you” and “please”.


INFANTS 1-2 YEARS

Areas of Learning:

  • Language and Communications

  • Transitioning

  • Sign Language

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

Cognitive Growth:            

  • Positive learning and instruction.

  • Physical play and sharing.

Emotional Expansion:      

  • Feeling secure and engaged.

  • Sharing space and getting along with friends.

  • Transitioning from classroom to outside or gym

Curriculum:

  • Circle Time

  • Music and Songs

  • Sign language

  • Sharing

 

A day with our young toddlers is filled with music and songs that they can sing and recognise. Simple sign language such as more, thank you, please, food and primary colors.

We do hands on art activities using paints and embellishments that make their artwork their own. Sitting and interacting through circle time. Knowing shapes, colors and names of animals. Days of the week and their friends names. Beginning stages of potty training.

 


2 YEARS -TODDLERS

Areas of Learning:

  • Language and Communications

  • Transitioning

  • Sign Language

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • Tracing and Lacing

  • Potty Training

Cognitive Growth:

  • Positive Learning and instruction

  • Group Play

  • Independent Play

  • Using their words

Emotional Expansion:   

  • Feeling secure and engaged.

  • Sharing space and getting along with others

  • Transitioning in the classroom centers

  • Transitioning to outside play/gym play

  • Positive reinforcement of potty training

  • Encouraging word use instead of physical altercation

Curriculum:

  • Circle Time

  • Music and song

  • Sign language

  • Group play

  • Independent art/play

  • Days of the week/Months of the year

  • Weather

  • One-to-one correspondence

  • Matching

  • Simple patterns

  • Beginning letter and number recognition
     

Age two; what creative and social little people they become. Our Teachers enrich their curiosity and active minds with our age appropriate curriculum.

They will do fun activities that build and develop their fine and gross motor skills.

They are becoming aware of their surroundings, such as weather and holidays. A scheduled day is very important in meeting the needs of a two toddler. Their busy minds must stay engaged so frequent transitioning is a must. Our teachers take pride in the success of potty training. They will learn colors, shapes, numbers 1-25.

 


3 YEARS - PRESCHOOL

Areas of Learning:                

  • Language and Communications

  • Sign language

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • Wider/Greater Concept of counting

  • Writing

  • Toddler Care Overview

Cognitive Growth:                  

  • Positive Learning and instruction

  • Group/individual play/art

  • Speaking in full sentences

  • Easily handles turning pages in a book

  • Going potty with little assistance.

Emotional Expansion:            

  • Sharing space and respecting others

  • Expressing feelings, sad, happy, angry

  • Using their words instead of physical altercation

Curriculum:

  • Circle Time

  • Music and song

  • Sign language

  • Group/Individual play/art

  • Days of the week

  • Weather

  • Cutting

  • Writing

  • Months of the Year

 

Learning made fun is important for three year old preschoolers. Hand on activities aide in developing social growth, as well as fine and gross motor skills.

Lots of cutting with scissors; cutting wiggly lines and shapes.  


 

4 YEARS - PRESCHOOL

Areas of Learning:

  • Circle Time

  • Sign Language

  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • Concept of counting

  • Writing

  • Rhyming

Cognitive Growth:

  • Positive Learning and instruction

  • Community Play

  • Individual play/art

  • Uses scissors and pencil properly

  • Recognizes and writes name

  • Rhyming

Emotional Expansion:

  • Working out conflict

  • Expressing feelings

  • Using their words

 

Curriculum:

Our four year preschool program is designed to help develop fine and gross motor skills through writing letters left to right and advanced cutting with scissors.

Social skills are an important part of each day, getting along, resolving conflicts and using good conduct. They will start rhyming words, making up words, telling stories, singing and making up songs. More hands on activities by building projects, science projects, cooking and creating their own art.

Recognizing the weather, time of day, days of the week. Concept counting, upper and lower case letter recognition, writing their name and copying words.