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405 E Apple Lane, Athens IL 62613   (217) 636-7950

Welcome to the Infant and Toddlers Rooms

Pleasant Run Learning Center & Preschool provides a nurturing and loving environment that creates a passion for learning in both our infant and toddler room. In the toddler rooms, our teachers begin using circle time, in which the children are introduced to numbers, letters and letter sounds, weather, and a variety of sounds and books.

The following is a list of goals and objectives we strive to set in our infant and toddler rooms.

Cognitively

Infants:

  • To develop the ability to mirror, repeat, and practice the actions of others

  • To develop the ability to use Baby Sign Language

  • To develop the ability to attend to and listen to simple books

Toddlers:

  • To develop the ability to name objects and activities in their environment

  • To be able to repeat familiar words

  • To be able to name body parts

  • To demonstrate the ability to identify objects, colors, shapes

  • To develop the ability to use Baby Sign Language

  • To develop the ability to sort, group, and categorize objects

Social/Emotional

Infants:

  • To demonstrate the ability to attend to people and things within their environment

  • To demonstrate the ability to participate in personal care routines

  • To be able to respond to adult interaction

  • To develop close relationships with primary caregivers

Toddlers:

  • To build language skills to help communicate thoughts and feelings

  • To identify and label emotions

  • To develop empathy

  • To develop understanding of other's actions and expressions of emotions

  • To develop the ability to respond to and to engage with other children (sharing)

  • To develop the ability to use self control

Physically:

Infants:

  • To utilize tummy time to strengthen neck, legs, and upper body

  • To  utilize floor time to learn to roll over, rock on hands and knees, pull up, stand, walk

  • To develop the ability to self-feed

Toddlers:

  • Large Motor - developing the ability to climb, hop, bounce, run,jump

  • Small Motor- developing the ability to manipulate objects with fingers and hands

  • Teachers will also encourage the children to feed themselves and wash their own hands

We want your infant and toddler to have a fun, safe, secure and educational year!

Thank you!

For more information contact Jessica jessica@pleasantrun.us  Or Courtney courtney@pleasantrun.us

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