Age 6 weeks-14 months (ages are approximate)
Class size 8


The Infant Program is guided by our full understanding that the first three years of life are critical for the healthy, full development of a child’s brain and his or her physical and psychological capabilities. The foundation of our approach is respect, nurturing and ensuring individual attention for babies and toddlers.

Language & Literacy

  • early attempts at speaking
  • learn to understand a variety of words by listening, observing, and engaging
  • use sounds and gestures to express needs, wants, and interests
  • listen to books read aloud; begin to page through books

Social & Emotional Development

  • form an attachment to familiar adults
  • begin to inquire and interact with other children
  • express emotions through sounds, facial expressions, and movements
  • develop sense of self by recognizing self in a mirror

Physical Development

  • work on physical milestones like rolling over, scooting and crawling
  • coordinate hand movements to begin reaching for and  grasping objects
  • cooperate with care routines like getting dressed and washing hands
  • show an interest in eating and trying new foods

Cognitive Development

  • begin to distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar things
  • use the five senses to explore and observe their surroundings
  • develop object permanence
  • perform actions to gain a response