Programs for Two-Year-Olds
Children who are chronologically two years of age generally attend our 2-Day 2s classes two half days a week. However, we also offer the option to combine these, so children may attend a half-day program five days a week. If you are interested in a full-day program that includes an afternoon nap, please contact us as soon as possible.
Classes provide a loving, nurturing, and secure learning environment for the child’s first school experience. Goals of the program are to promote independence and self-esteem, develop appropriate social skills, enrich language and early math skills, refine both fine and gross motor skills, and ignite a lifelong love for learning.
Classes begin with a free play period, during which time children are encouraged to participate in an art project and a cognitive learning project. The project presented by the teacher is designed to allow each child to accomplish a task at his or her own special developmental level. After free play, children gather in a circle, where a story, game, or movement activity is presented to reinforce the topic of the day. Children eat a nutritious snack, join together for another circle, and then play outside until dismissal time.
All activities are tailored to the developmental level of two-year-old children who learn while having fun. Through hands-on and multi-sensory experiences, children discover the wonders of the world around them. Independence, communication and social skills are encouraged, though children are presented with opportunities to make choices, too. Individual, large and small group activities are offered, with a wide range of age-appropriate materials which the children can actively explore and manipulate. Art and music enhance the child’s school experience.
- Age: Must be age two to begin school (may begin any time of year if openings are available)
- Ratio: 3:12
- Days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday OR Tuesday & Thursday; mornings (9:00-11:30 a.m.) or afternoons (12:15-2:45 p.m.)
- Potty training is not required and we gladly help children learn this key self-help skill.
2-Day 2s class (2 half days per week)