Caterpillars- 2-2.8 yrs old

CATERPILLARS

REQUIREMENTS: Must be 2 years old BEFORE 1st day
Child is at least 2.0 years old but less than 2.10 months old by September 1

POTTY TRAINING:  Optional

SCHEDULE OPTIONS:
5 DAYS (Monday-Friday):

Full Time (6:30 am-6:00 pm)
Part Time (9:00 am-3:00 pm
Half-Day (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

3 DAYS (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Full Time (6:30 am-6:00 pm)
Half-Day (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

2 DAYS (Tuesday and Thursday)
Full Time (6:30 am-6:00 pm)
Half-Day (9:00 am-12:00 pm)
Please Note:  In order to help new students adjust to their new environment and routine, all new students wanting a 2 day schedule are required to begin their first month in a five day schedule.  Once they are adjusted, we will change their schedule to your desired 2 days per week.

RATIO: 1:6

DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:
The Caterpillars Program provides children with a warm and safe learning environment in which they can explore the world through age appropriate activities. We nurture independence, encourage development of self-help skills and increase socialization. The Caterpillars Program allows children to learn and discover on their own pace through music and movement, art, stories, open learning center and outdoor play.

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE: 

TIME ACTIVITY
6:30 am-8:00 am Good morning! Breakfast from home and free play in Building #5
8:00 am-10:00 am Open Learning Centers inside Caterpillars Classroom (Art, Sensory, Manipulatives, Literacy, Dramatic Play, Blocks, Music, Outdoor Options
10:00 am-10:20 am Bible and Snack Time
10:20 am-10:40 am Group Time
10:40 am-12:00 pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: Play Yard
Wednesday: Chapel
Thursday and Friday: Edible Yard
Goodbye for Half-Day Students @ 12 pm
12:00 am-12:45 pm Lunch Time
12:45 pm-2:45 pm Rest Time
3:00 pm-3:30 pm Quiet Activities
3:30 pm-4:00 pm Afternoon Snack Time
4:00 pm-5:30 pm Play Yard and Wacky Garden
5:30 pm-6:00 pm Story Time & Goodbye Time!


* Hands Around the World and Hands on Art is our social studies curriculum.
* G2K is our outdoor cooking class.
* This schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the children.

Caterpillar Teachers