Unique Child Care

Little Minds

 

At Little Minds Matter Every Child Is Unique, We Believe That Success And Growth Come From Encouragement And Praise. Our Early Learning & Preschool Teachers Focus On Building Every Child’s Self Esteem, Confidence And Education Through Positive Feedback And Creative Curriculum. We Nurture Their Natural Strengths. A Child See’s The World Around Them With Wonder And Awe, We Believe In Encouraging Their Natural Curiosity.

Welcome To LMM's Classrooms!

 

Little Minds Matter Early Learning Is Designed To Be Unique To Your Child's Needs!

This Is Where Learning And Growing In An Engaging Environment Means Meeting Children Where They Are Developmentally. In Each Room, Teachers Facilitate Growth And Development By Setting, Building Towards, And Achieving Individual, Developmentally Appropriate Goals. Lmm Is Proud To Use Love & Logic, Wmels, Youngstar, S.t.e.a.m, And Loose Parts In Our Everyday Adventures. We Are The Best Play Based Environment Around! Teachers’ Individual Knowledge Of Each Child Helps Them Learn, Grow, And Blossom Each Day!

Curriculum Components:
 
INFANT PROGRAM (Birth-1) Mini Squeaks

~ An Encouraging Environment To Begin Exploring Life And Developing And Inquisitive Mind.

Language/ Verbal-activities Involving Sound: Listening To Stories Or Classical Music, One-on-one Spoken Interaction With Coos Or Babbles With Teachers And Other Children. From The Moment Babies Open Their Eyes They Begin To Make Social Connections.

Math-counting Through Books, Poetry, And Songs

Science-bubble Blowing, Interacting With Nature Through Walks And Outdoor Exploration. Learning About Where We Live, Inside And Out.

Art-body Painting, Experience With Textiles.

Our World/ Emotional-rich Connections- Via Smiles And Hugs- Within The Center Community. Facial Expressions And Vocal Cues Are Important.

Well Aware/ Small Manipulative And Large Motor-soft Safe Places To Encourage Rolling Over, Pulling Up, Crawling, And Safely Exploring.

 
 
TODDLER PROGRAM (1-2) Wiggly Minds

~ A Place For Growing Curious, Happy And Confident Toddlers

Language/ Verbal-Reading, Singing, And Engaging In Conversation. Engaging In Basic Sign Language And Other Forms Of Communication. Developing The Skills To Listen And Understand. Responding To Simple Requests, Using Simple Sentences And Phrases And Understanding Multiple Step Tasks. Encouraging New Vocabulary,

Math-Counting, Sorting, And Pattern Identification. Associating Shapes To The World Around Us.

Science-Nature Walks, Gardening, And Exploring Sand, Water, And Other Sensory Tables. Exploring Our Environments.

Art-Dramatic Play, Painting With Hands And Feet, Manipulation Of Other Materials And Textiles.

Our World/ Emotional-Diverse Interactions With The Center Community. Understanding How To Use Words And Building The Non-verbal Cues And Sign Language. Guiding Children To Demonstrate An Awareness Of Their Emotions And Describe How They Are Feeling Through Language Skills. Gaining Impendence And Showing A Willingness To Try New Things On Their Own Along With Showing Pride In An Accomplishment.

Well Aware/ Small Manipulative And Large Motor-Movement Activities As Well As Hand Washing And Other Self-help Skills. Learning To Use The Toilet, Dress, Blow Their Nose, And Master Using Silverware Are All Self- Help Skills. Our Goal Is To Guide Children To The Level Independence They Need

 
 
PRESCHOOL PROGRAM (3-4) Giggly Minds

~ An Engaging Place To Make Connections To Enhance The Learning Process

Language/ Verbal-Talking, Questioning, Beginning To Write And Identify Letters And Numbers. Engage Children Into Developing The Skills To Listen And Understand. Responding To Simple Requests And Using Simple

Math-Counting, Categorizing, Sequencing, Developing 1-to-1 Correspondence Through Play. Recognizing Shapes, Numbers, And Colors. Learning About More Or Less And Comparing Sizes.

Science-Examining, Comparing, Planting, And Caring For Gardens. Use Their Senses To Investigate Information And Apply The Prior Learning Skills.

Art-Drawing, Brush Painting, Exploring Music, Dance, And Dramatic Arts. Expressing Themselves.

Our World/ Emotional-Appreciating Diversity, Becoming Environmentally Conscious. Providing Positive Feedback On Achievements. Learning About The World Around Events, And Us And Engaging In Curiosity And Questioning.

Well Aware/ Small Manipulative And Large Motor-Taking Part In Exercise And Yoga, Preparing And Eating Healthy Foods. Engaging In All Learning Styles. Participating In Outdoor Activities And Field Trips. Using Control And Strength To Accomplish A New Task Or Master Activities. Engaging In Fun Projects Like Threading Beads, Using A Scissors, And Drawing. Bouncing And Kicking As Well As Throwing And Catching.