Continuing our summer series, we're taking an in-depth look at each of our programs and how they work together to transform lives through education! This week, find out how Toddler Beginnings transitions 1 and 2 year olds from the home to the school environment and how you can get involved!
What is the Toddler Beginnings program?
Toddler Beginnings is an enriched daycare program that acts as a child's first experience in a school setting, as they transition from the home environment. Children attend Monday-Thursday to play and learn in the stimulating and little-friendly classroom.
What makes this daycare program unique?
The coolest thing about Toddler Beginnings has got to be the classrooms! Everything is miniature-sized, just perfect for toddlers exploring their world from a lower vantage point. It is colorful, and inviting just like a home, and is full of fun toys, books, and sensory activities that make learning feel like play. It's our favorite part of giving tours of the school, and a pretty cool place to hang out too.
How do I get involved?
Do little sponges eager to learn make you want to be involved at Guadalupe?
Students of our Toddler Beginnings filter in strictly from our In-Home program, so there is no application. You can, however, apply to become part of our In-Home program when you visit our application page here. See last week's blog for more on In-Home.
On the other hand, if you don't have little ones, there are other ways to get involved with Toddler Beginnings. Volunteer your time in that super cool classroom if your schedule allows.
Or, if you can't volunteer, but feel moved to help out, our toddler teachers always have needs for the following items which can be dropped off at school anytime between 9 am and 4 pm.
- Diapers and baby wipes
- Playdough and age appropriate Playdough tools
- Age appropriate art and music supplies
- Tools for our sandbox