Programs


We offer 5 day, 3 day, and 2 day programs
 Infants and Toddler classroom 
Infant and toddler will be in groups of nine with a ratio of one staff member to five children. Toddler acquire an amazing number of skills between age 1 to 3. Language, mobility, increasing independence...children also being to work on toileting and impulse control. Little star Child Care Center, support toddler's emotional, physical and cognitive development by providing routines and rituals that are consistent, comfortable and attuned to individuals' needs and interests.
 
Activity will include a daily art project, music, self-help skills, stories, math, alphabet, language, sensory/ discovery. computer learning games, manipulative to help develop fine gross motor skill, outdoor activity and much more. The children will follow a daily schedule, which is posted in the classroom for the parent to view. A daily note be provided so that we keep our communication open as much as possible.






Pre-school classrooms
our preschool classrooms children age 2.9 through five years. Our educational program focuses on each child's social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development by offering concrete, hands-on activities for the child to explore. The preschool curriculum is designed to actively engage each child in developmentally age appropriate activities exploring the content areas of literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts and technology and much more.

Curriculum Philosophy 

Our classrooms are well organized and equipped with developmentally appropriate materials. Materials in the learning center are rotated frequently and are changed to reflect the center's themes each week. Areas are provided for relaxation and comforts as well as areas for quiet and active learning. Classroom have daily schedules, except infants who are on their own schedule, and develop routing that allow the children to actively participate in their day. Transition are planned for, reducing the need for children to wait. Song, finger plays and games are utilized to create a fun atmosphere while children move from activity to activity. Classroom promote diversity throughout their learning center and teacher counteract culturally insensitive behavior by establishing a classroom community with rules of fairness and acceptance.



Curriculum and Activity

Early Learning curriculum is based on several key ideas:
1. Children learn through play in both their learning experiences and their environment.
2. Daily routines and meaningful experiences enhance children's learning.
3. Children develop every day in five main areas of developments: health and physical development, social and emotional       development, language development and communication, approaches to learning and cognition and general knowledge.
4. Literacy and language development are encouraged daily in the classroom.
5. Opportunities for exploration and discovery encourages children to love learning.
6. A Strong classroom community -learning environment enable children to develop confidence,
creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skill.
7.  The teaching staff use developmentally appropriate practice in the classsroom and take advantage of teachable moments.
8. The teaching staff make adjustments in thier teachimh to meet the strengths, needs and interests of individual child.
9. Postive reinforcements and guidance is nacessary for building relationships with children.
10. parents partnerships are a key ingredient to child care/school success.


Observation 
We value your child's experiences. When your child start at Little Star Center observation will occur throughout their time here. This will help us provide the best care academically and socially for you child. We respect each child as an individual and set up their goals accordingly.

Progress Reports
Progress reports which evaluate children's development are performed by the teacher and send home to the parets twice per years. Progress reports are to show you whether your child is able to perform necessary skills or need improvement.