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Toddler Classroom

Toddlers are curious about everything and becoming increasingly independent. Our teachers embrace that as they support the growth of important skills they need for the future

Happy Twins

What Goes On Inside the Daycare


  • Active Exploration: investigate materials experiment with space/ volume; build structures; use simple tools

  • Questioning and Problem Solving: ask, “why, what, how;” identify a problem; explore solutions, cause-and-effect exploration


  • Visual Arts: investigate the world through senses; begin to use art materials; explore textures and colours

  • Dance and Creative Movement: listen and respond to a variety of music

  • Performing Arts: use imagination in play; engage in simple role plays


  • Number Sense: begin to understand one-to-one correspondence, counting

  • Sorting and Patterning: begin to sort objects and notice patterns; name objects and recognize patterns

  • Time: use words to describe past and future events


  • Healthy Living Practices: explore foods; build large motor skills; participate in simple yoga/mindfulness exercises

  • Nature Experiences: explore natural materials, gardens, plants, and animals, daily sensory experiences and self-help skills

Building Character

  • Character and Community: begin to make positive contributions; express affection and compassion

  • Environmental Awareness: begin to care for the classroom or garden, daily outdoor experiences (weather permitting)


  • Social-Emotional: learn the world is a safe place; see adults model cooperation; begin to develop empathy; build positive relationships

  • Executive Function: begin to follow simple directions


  • Listening and Speaking: tune into voices; listen/respond to simple instructions; communicate desires

Early Literacy: explore picture books; tell simple stories; understand beginning, middle, end and expressive language

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