To list just a few of the many things we do!
Learning how to communicate with our friends in a productive way
Art Activities: Painting, gluing, cutting, creating
Sensory Play: Playdoh, Cornstarch & Water, Bird Seed, Beans.
Dramatic Play: Babies, Kitchen, Dress Up Clothing.
Dancing: Music and Movement
Circle Time: Months of the year, days of the week, colors, numbers, stories, finger play, Holidays. We do most of our learning through music and movement.
Tummy Time: For infants in order to encourage muscle development, independence and exploration.
Reading: Books are always available to the children and are used for quiet time and transitions. In addition the children are read to several times a day.
Singing: A wonderful way to teach children basic concepts, how to interact with others, and self help skills.
Games: Learning how to play with friends.
Science: Exploring our environment, Bubbles, magic mixtures, new textures.
Cooking: Healthy, nutritious foods that we can make ourselves.
Large backyard for gross motor play and exploration, we also take walks around the neighborhood.
Large playroom for children with many toys and activities.
Our toys and books are rotated in and out of the playroom on regular biases to keep the children engaged and interested in exploring new concepts and ideas.
Mother Goose Time Curriculum is added to all of the above educational and fun activities in order to prepare children ages two years and up for Kindergarten
Member of the Ventura Child Care Food Program
(1)Fruit or (1) Vegetable, (1) Grain & Milk
(1)Fruit or (1) Vegetable, (1) Grain, (1) Protein, & Milk
Combination of two food groups
Sugary snacks are reserved for special occasions such as birthdays and holidays.
Infant foods are home made from fresh fruits and vegetables.
Fresh fruits and vegetables are a large part of our daily meals.
Sample Daily Menu
Breakfast: Home Made Waffles, Bananas, Milk
Lunch: Grilled Cheese on Whole Wheat with Jack Cheese, Cucumbers, Grapes, Milk.
Snack: Apples and Pretzels.