Preparing Your Toddler Through Active Learning

Our Discovering Me program at Kiddie Academy[ofACADEMY] is developed through our Life Essentials® curriculum to grow and reinforce each toddler’s individual needs. Our educators form strong, caring relationships with your toddler and guide them through sensory-based learning experiences that encourage discovery.

Explore Our Toddler Curriculum

Cognitive Development

Language & Communication

Social & Emotional Growth

Gross & Fine Motor Skills

Character Essentials®

Music & More

Learn On®

Explore Our Toddler Curriculum

Cognitive Development

Cognitive Development

Broadening Your Toddler's Understanding of Their World

Every moment with your toddler is a teachable moment at Kiddie Academy. Our educators help your toddler make connections between the language and motor skills necessary for completing tasks and responding to their environment.

Key Focus Areas

  • Identifying and sorting objects
  • Following one-step directions
  • Developing spatial awareness
  • Exploring objects for cause and effect
  • Making choices between two objects

Language & Communication

Language & Communication

Advancing Verbal Skills

Life Essentials assists toddlers in transitioning from nonverbal to verbal expression through a process, starting with baby sign language communication, then to conversation modeling, and ultimately, verbal communication with their teachers and peers.

Key Focus Areas

  • Repeating words and phrases
  • Answering questions
  • Naming and identifying items
  • Communicating with peers
  • Introduction to literacy
  • Increasing vocabulary

Social & Emotional Growth

Social & Emotional Growth

Understanding Their Emotions

Toddlers have a natural inclination to explore their world and learn new things. At Kiddie Academy, we guide children in a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment which allows toddlers to understand their emotions in a healthy and productive way.

Key Focus Areas

  • Imitating actions
  • Developing pride in accomplishments
  • Forming relationships
  • Developing calming and coping skills
  • Forming independence of thought and critical thinking

Gross & Fine Motor Skills

Gross & Fine Motor Skills

Developing Coordination and Balance

At this stage, your toddler is extremely active. Our educators guide them through activities that keep them moving and help them refine their motor skills in a safe environment.

Key Focus Areas

  • Learning to use utensils
  • Walking independently
  • Exploring age-appropriate playground equipment
  • Manipulating simple classroom tools
  • Increasing balance and strength
  • Developing large muscle control

Character Essentials®

Character Essentials®

Creating Character Moments

Our proprietary Character Essentials curriculum incorporates everyday themes that help children better understand themselves and the world around them. Themes include sharing, friendship, and caring for others. Character development activities are individualized to each child.

Key Focus Areas

  • Development of manners
  • Social and emotional support
  • Developing self-help skills
  • Self-regulation
  • Seeking adult approval

Music & More

Music & More

Learning Through Song and Movement

Research shows music improves cognitive development, learning skills, communication, and memory. Our age-appropriate curriculum develops your child’s language skills through song using our proprietary Music and More program.

Key Focus Areas

  • Listening to music
  • Exploring instruments
  • Understanding rhythm and tempo through dance
  • Joining in with songs and rhymes
  • Intentionally creating musical sounds

Learn On®

Learn On®

Learning Beyond the Classroom

There is no end to learning, and there is potential in every moment, everywhere. We designed our Life Essentials curriculum with this in mind, giving you access to projects and activities that extend the learning from your child’s classroom to your home through our Academy Link® app.

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