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Oak Creek 414-762-0600

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Classroom Guides - 2A (Oak Creek)

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Welcome to the 2A Room

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Teachers

Collette

Debbie
I have been at Learning Edge Childcare & Preschool since June 2004. Ive been working in the childcare field for over 20 years. My qualifications include: Lead and Assistant teacher cerfifications, infant/toddler certification, CPR/AED & First Aid certification, SIDS & SBS training. I've been working with toddlers now for quite awhile, and enjoy teaching and working with this age! They have so much to offer, if they are given the chance. I look forward to getting to know our new students and their families.

Emily

Things you will Need for the First Day!

Please make sure you have:

  • Supply of diapers, wipes, ointment or powder
  • At least two sets of clothing, including socks
  • Small blanket for naptime, as well as a small stuffed animal
  • For summer: hat, sunscreen, small towel
  • For winter: hats, gloves, snow pants, boots
  • Paperwork for teachers: intake form and emergency card with picture (intake forms need to be updated every 3 months and physicals every 6 months until two years old)

We supply cot sheets and bibs. If you wish to bring in a cot sheet, the portable crib sheets fit just right on our cots.

Please label everything with your child's name!!


Playground Photo
Playground

Multi-purpose Room Photo
Multipurpose Room

Daily Schedule

6:00-7:30Arrival / Free Play
7:30-8:00Breakfast
8:00-8:30Group Time
8:30-9:00Big Room
9:00-9:30Art / Sensory
9:30-10:00Clean Up / AM Snack
10:00-10:30Flannelboards / manipulatives
10:30-11:15Outside
11:15-11:30Clean up
11:30-12:00Lunch / Clean Up
12:00-2:30Nap / Quiet Time
2:30-3:00PM Snack / Cleanup
3:00-3:30Motor Skill Practice / Games
3:30-4:15Outside
4:15-4:30Clean up
4:30-5:00Group Time / Language
5:00-6:00Free Play / Departure

Please note: Times are flexible for our Toddler schedule, based on the children's needs and interests.


Transitioning Times

Our schedule for transitioning into and out of the Toddler Room will be as follows*:

Day 1 - 8:00-11:30 (new room)
Day 2 - 8:00-11:30 (new room)
Day 3 - Drop off until after Toddler Room nap (new room)
Day 4 - Drop off until after Toddler Room nap (new room)
Day 5 - All day (new room)

* Full time children will transition for 1 week prior to moving up. Part time children will transition for 2 weeks prior to moving up. These times may change according to your child's needs and how well the transition goes.


Description of Activities

GROUP TIME: These activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Flannel board stories / stories from books
  • Songs / Nursery rhymes
  • Music
  • Games to promote hand/eye coordination, recognition of shapes and colors
  • Language development
  • Sensory activities

OUTSIDE TIME: We go outside 2 times a day, weather permitting. Some things the children like to do outside are:

  • Riding the cars/bikes/scooters
  • Tunnel play
  • Play with balls and hula hoops
  • Go for a buggy ride
  • Have bubble play

ART: Art is a great sensory experience for children and offers them many outlets and opportunities to show their creativity. Some things we do for art are:

  • Painting
  • Gluing with different textures
  • Using markers, chalk, crayons
  • Finger painting and pudding painting
  • Coloring to music
  • Partner painting

BIG ROOM: This is a fun opportunity for the children to work on developing large motor skills by:

  • Riding scooters
  • Kicking / Rolling / Throwing balls
  • Parachute play
  • Balance beam

 
 
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