Toddler Program

Toddlers 2014 thirdDevelopmental milestones are things that most children do by a certain age. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave and move. During the toddler stage, they will experience a huge change in thinking and learning, socially and emotionally that will help them to explore their world. Here at Little Hearts Learning Center, toddlers develop friendships, curiosity, and self-esteem through a safe, nurturing home-like environment.

Toddler's Daily Schedule

Each week there is a different theme of learning filled with fun hands-on activities and teacher resources. The activities will help them grow and develop both cognitively and socially.

Some of the skills developed during the toddler years are as followed:

Physical Skills

-balances 1 to 2 seconds on one foot
-climbs onto and down furniture
-bends over without falling
-runs
-kicks the ball forward
-both feet on the steps going up and down stairs
-throws a ball overhead

Fine Motor Skills

-grasp objects
-drawing (scribbling)
-working with large piece puzzles
-works with large blocks
-works with giant beads

Language Skills

-understands language more than they can express
-points to things or pictures when they are named
-speaks in 2 to 4 word sentences
-follows simple instructions
-repeats words overheard in conversations
-points to things/pictures in books

Cognitive Skills (learning, thinking, problem-solving)

-find things that are hidden
-sort shapes and colors
-build towers of 4 or more blocks
-uses one hand more than the other
-follows two-step instructions
-names items in a picture book

Social/Emotional

-copies others
-gets excited when with other children
-shows more and more independence
-plays mainly beside other children but beginning to include others