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Little Footsteps believes that learning and growing come to a child one step at a time. Because we understand early childhood development, we respect each youngster as an individual and provide a program geared to meet their emotional, social and developmental needs, providing a stimulating, age-appropriate curriculum where curiosity and fun are part of the learning process.
The infant program has an open floor plan to observe the children at all times. The caregivers will help to stimulate the children to promote cognitive, physical, social-emotional and language development. The infant center will include areas for movement, learning through play, sleeping, eating and diapering that create a safe and empowering environment. Infant Program Our teacher’s promote infant’s learning through exploration and by
Toddlers Program Our classroom is a place where children are encouraged to experiment, develop, and strengthen their newly acquired skills. This program allows the children to explore and discover the world around them We believe in a developmentally appropriate curriculum for all children The children are taught self-help skills such as dress themselves, toilet training, washing hands and feeding themselves. The teacher encourages as
Studies have shown that children that attend full-day kindergarten programs “manifest significantly greater achievement than students who attend half-day kindergarten … Full –day kindergarten children have fewer grade retentions and lower incidence of Title 1 placement.” (Child Study Journal, 27(4), 272). Full day kindergarten allows for children at all developmental levels the opportunity to be challenged appropriately by spending more time actively engaged in