Big Steps For Your Growing Toddler
A Focus On Self Care, Independence, And Social-Emotional Skills
Toddlers | 13 to 24 months | Serving Channahon, Crest Hill, Plainfield, Yorkville and Bolingbrook, IL
Self-Care Skills Begin Your Child's Journey Towards Independence
Daily Activities Help Children Establish Newfound Confidence
Your child takes their brave first steps in learning independence. Teachers encourage your child and give them structured activities, ones that they can accomplish themselves, helping them to gain confidence.
Teachers Practice The Following Age-Appropriate Tasks Everyday In The Toddler Classroom:
Following Directions Helps Perfect New Skills
A Routine Full of Fun, With Interactive Themed Activities
Teachers encourage your child to learn routine. This helps them understand how to follow directions, know what is coming next, and to make smoother transitions. Their daily schedule is jam-packed with fun activities for your little tot to explore, within the security of their set routine.
Teacher Guidance That Helps Break the Pacifier Habit
Every child is different, and that’s ok! If your child still uses a pacifier, teachers help them to break the habit. Children use pacifiers ONLY during naptime, and they must be left in the hallway cubbies. Teachers generally aim not to use them at all.
Support For Your Child's Potty Training Goals
When your child is showing signs of readiness to start using a potty, teachers begin teaching them the skills they need to toilet train. Your child has the help they need to tackle this important self-help habit, when they are ready.
Sign Language for Better Communication With Your Toddler
Your child is just learning how to communicate using their words and their bodies. To enhance the communication process, classroom teachers use simple signs to help facilitate that process.
Children Use Sign Language With Words Like: