Toddlers

Our Toddler I class includes children who are 12 months to 18 months. By the time your child leaves the Toddle I classroom, around 18 months approximately, he/she should be able to do most of the following: 

  • Put blocks into a box and take them out again
  • Put something small into a cup
  • Sit alone and look at a book, turning 2 or 3 pages at a time
  • Sit down in the classroom chair and get up out of the chair without help
  • Imitate talking
  • Follow basic instructions
  • Show interest in drawings and photos
  • Indicate, in some instances, what he/she wants
  • Have a vocabulary of 2 to 6 words
  • “Write” with a crayon
  • Use and understand the word “no”
  • Feed him/herself well with his/her hands
  • Drink from a sippy cup
  • Identify common objects, such as shoes, dog, chair, and car
  • Play well with other children


Our Toddler II class includes children who are 18 months to 24 months. By the time your child leaves the Toddler II class, around 24 to 28 months, he/she should be able to:

  • Build a “tower” of four blocks
  • Throw and kick a ball
  • Climb stairs up and down
  • Squat down without falling over, and run without falling down
  • Understand and uses the word “no”
  • Combine two words, for example “Where’s Mommy?”
  • Can point to his/her eyes, ears, nose, and mouth
  • Use the word “mine”
  • Can distinguish between one and more than one
  • Repeat what adults say
  • Obey simple instructions
  • Eat with a spoon
  • Nap easily and readily
  • Drink out of a cup without a lid

 

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