Our Programs

Toddler

“The development of the child during the first three years after birth is unequaled in intensity and importance by any period that precedes or follows in the whole life of the child.” – Maria Montessori

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Age and Ratio

18 month- 2 years - 1 teacher for 5 children
2 years – 3 years - 1 teacher for 8 children

Children per class

Maximum of 16

2020-2021 Tuition

Toddler (18 months- 3 years) : $395.00 per week

Overview

Kids World aim is to turn your child’s natural curiosity into positive learning experiences. We encourage and foster the toddlers natural drive to act independent. We encourage the toddler to move freely and exercise activities that helps the child learn by doing. During these few years of life the love of learning is established. Dr. Maria Montessori recognized the sensitivities for the toddler in the areas of independence, order, movement, and language as the key element in the child’s growth and development.

Kids World Toddler class aims to accomplish the following:

  • Evolving play- alone, to playing next to each other to playing and working with one another. 
  • Facilitating drivers to catalyze a natural sense of exploration and curiosity 
  • Self-confidence and greater independence 
  • Aiding in the potty-training process
  • Focusing on the fundamental language and communication skills 
  • Introduce the root element of the 3-6-year-old primary program 
  • Learning the skills that will develop independence and preschool readiness.

Concepts

Our toddler program introduces several elements that will be a focus in 3-6 program.

Practical Life

Movement and sequence development during practical activities and daily living objectives to help strengthen motor skills and concentration. In practical life they will experience real life situations and activities including learning to zip, button, mix, and pour liquids. This area also assists the toddler to eat by themselves, drink from a cup, grooming and toilet learning, cleaning, caring for plants, food preparation and grace and courtesy.

Sensorial

Children will use their senses to learn about the world. Identifying and putting names to the sense of sight, touch, sound, taste, and smell, help children develop formative knowledge of the real world which is the basis for understanding abstraction. Children will begin to learn to distinguish different heights, lengths weight, colors, sound, smell, shapes and textures.

Math

Understanding the concept of building, sequencing and puzzling.

Language

From a solid basis in spoken language, reading, and writing are developed using a variety of tactile materials. Language activities and materials increase vocabulary and conversational skills. Language Enrichment is another important area for the toddler. These lessons give children the words they need to express themselves. They also associate names to all they see in their environment. The language skills are practiced though a variety of fun and engaging activities such as stories, poems, picture cards, and daily conversation.

Cultural Studies

World geography and people are explored though such materials as maps, flags, water and landforms, presentation and books.

Integrated Art/Music/Movement

Visual, audible, and expressive arts are incorporated into daily classroom activities. Art and music are approached from a skills-based perspective. Children can freely choose cutting, gluing, painting, magic makers, or clay. Listening to music of all varieties help children develop an ear for music as well as more formal instruction on rhymes, moving to music and practicing duplicating rhythm. These fundamental concepts are introduced to children in the toddler program as building blocks to nurture curiosity and instill self confidence in each child.

Environment

In the early years of development toddlers first need is love, nurturing, comfort, understanding and empathy to respond. They then need information, logical limits, degree of freedom and fundamental support from his teacher and caretakers. 

This is why we at Kids World we strive to create a balance and adaptable environment that will meet and fit he needs of each toddler. The toddler environment includes the following:

  • A safe, loving, gentle atmosphere where children and parent 
  • Accessible materials that are attractive, safe, and geared for a child’s success. 
  • Activities which are changed regularly in response to the child’s need for variety and challenges as they grow and learn. 
  • Furniture and materials are custom-size to allow for maximum exploration and development of the senses. The environment is modified as the children grow emotionally, physically and intellectually.
  • Various multi-sensory, sequential, and self-correcting Montessori materials to facilitate learning. Materials for eye-hand-coordination such as treading, beading stringing, cubes on pegs, spheres on horizontal pegs, puzzles, gluing, folding, and various practical life exercises, coloring , painting and cooking projects. 
  • Space for movement, space for individual work, and space for group activities
  • Access to a variety of large muscles activities that offer them opportunities to jump, climb, balance, or skip, through song, and dance movements and outdoor activity. 
  • Teachers have a deep understand on how to guide toddler with big feeling and empathy and confidences.

Daily Schedule

8:00 AM

Arrival/Exploring

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Diaper check/ clean-up/lunch

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Diaper check/potty

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Diaper check/ Nap

8:30 AM -9:00 AM

Hand washing/ Breakfast/snack/diaper check/ potty break

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Diaper check/ snack

9:15 AM -11:30 AM

Montessori work/ presentation/observation/diaper check

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exploring/ Stories/ Montessori activities /Art/ Movement

11:30 AM -12:00 PM

Outdoor play

5:00 PM

Diaper Check/Pick-up