The toddler classroom offers very young children a unique year of self-development in a tender atmosphere of special understanding, respect and support where independence is practiced. This very specific structure fulfills the solid, physical, emotional and psychological needs of each child helping children to discover their full potential.
Our nurturing toddler program is based on solid research on early childhood education and child development.
Meaningful and purposeful work is socially important. This allows the child to get a feel of personal worth when they are doing meaningful and purposeful work.
Toddlers explore the rich classroom environments, building speech and language skills, fine motor skills and practical life skills.
Children are free to choose work and that work becomes a cherished activity. The child may repeat an activity over and over and gain gratification.
Independence is encouraged at a gradual pace.
Children choose work that interests them. As they pursue their interests, the children discover they can solve their own problems and their self-confidence grows.
Children spend time outdoors everyday (weather permitting).
Children can attend two, three, four or five days a week.
A child in his earliest years,
when he is only two or a little more, is capable of
- MARIA MONTESSORI