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We are licensed for 13 toddlers, ages 16 to 33 months, and we adhere to a 1:7 ratio.

Here is the “Welcome to the Toddler Room” Newsletter.

Toddler Room

Classroom Goals and Activities (for ages 16 months to 33 months)


  • Learning empathy, showing aggression, sharing, and stubbornness
  • Playing parallel to others


  • Furthering independence and given choices
  • Tantrums!
  • Playing in dramatic play
  • Movement and dance


  • Books, books, books!
  • Circle Time – songs, books, and finger plays in a large group setting
  • Rhyming, naming, and reading
  • Teaching language skills and being involved in conversation
  • Colors, shapes, and counting

Gross Motor:

  • Outdoor and/or large muscle play twice daily
  • Jumping, hopping, skipping, riding, pushing, and pulling
  • Climbing on climbers and sliding down slides
  • Water play in the summer!

Fine Motor:

  • Throwing, stacking, nesting, cutting, and eye-hand coordination
  • Self-help skills – washing hands, toilet training, putting on own clothing for outdoor play, eating appropriately and using a regular cup
  • Immersion in art and sensory experiences to enhance every day!


  • Continuing to develop trust in those around them
  • Participating in prayer before mealtime
  • Once weekly Chapel with Pastor Jason (Associate Pastor of HNLC)
  • Being taught simple Bible stories, songs, and basic Christian concepts

Daily Schedule:

700-730 A.M.:          Combined Free Play

730-830 A.M.:          Toddler Free Play & Art

830-845 A.M.:          Circle Time

845-915 A.M.:           Breakfast

915-945 A.M.:           Diapering, Music & Movement

945-1000 A.M.:        Language Arts

1000-1030 A.M.:      Art

1030-1115 A.M.:        Outside/Large Muscle

1115-1130 A.M.:         Wash Hands, Storytime

1130 A.M.-1215 P.M.: Lunch

1215-1245 P.M.:        Diapering

1245-300 P.M.:         Naptime

300-330 P.M.:          Snack

330-400 P.M.:          Diapering, Sensory

400-430 P.M.:          Circle Time, Songs

430-515 P.M.:           Outdoor/Large Muscle

515-600 P.M.:           Combined Free Play