Preparing for A Lifetime of Success

Our Smart Start curriculum provides infants and toddlers with the educational foundation essential for a successful transition to kindergarten. Activities encompass all learning styles and are individualized to help each child progress to his or her personal best.

We are committed to:

  • Offering a holistic approach that promotes learning and development through a secure, caring and enriched environment.
  • Developing lifelong relationships and creating family solutions that enhance the quality of life for our children and their families
  • Providing innovative learning products and solutions

Our comprehensive Smart Start curriculum includes: 

Cognitive Development

  • Saying One's Name
  • Knowing that pictures, symbols, and print have meanings
  • Beginning to familiarize with letters and numbers
  • Begin to participate in saying rhymes and songs
  • Respond and follow to simple questions and directions
  • Show understanding and use of comparative words
  • Recognize Shapes
  • Identify Colors
  • Begin to order objects in series or rows
  • Identify basic concepts about weather, day, and night activities
  • Use concepts that include counting and one-to-one correspondence

Physical Development and Health

  • Develop gross motor skills through active play
  • Develop fine motor skills through active play
  • Follow simple safety rules and procedures in group activities
  • Begin to develop ability to cooperate with others
  • Identify body parts and their functions

Social and Emotional Development

  • Beginning to express oneself/feelings through gestures, sounds, and eventually words
  • Beginning to show care for others
  • Showing interest on friends by calling their names
  • Learning to play cooperatively with the group

Reading and Language

  • Writing big letters of the alphabet
  • Identify some letters of the alphabet
  • Tell one's name and age
  • Respond to simple questions
  • Listening and responding to directions
  • Using appropriate language to situations and to others
  • Repeating rhymes and songs

Mathematics

  • Recognition of shapes
  • Identify primary colors
  • Identify positions, lengths, heights
  • Recognize simple patterns
  • Concept of many and few, more or less
  • Counting and writing numbers 1-10

Science and Social Studies

  • Knowing myself
  • Knowing my family
  • Telling something about school
  • Identify boy and girl
  • Knowing the body parts
  • Identify community workers
  • Knowing pets, insects, zoo animals
  • Telling the type of weather
  • Knowing healthy foods

Physical Development

  • Engage in active play using gross and fine motor skills
  • Follow rules on games and activities

Social and Emotional Development

  • Demonstrate independence
  • Demonstrate respect and responsibility for self and others
  • Beginning to share things and taking turns
  • Adapting to rules and routines
  • Showing care and empathy to others
  • Awareness of identity

 

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Jewelry Making

Making jewelry is a great project for kidsChildren love giving their mom's holiday presents that are handmade.

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Arts and Crafts

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