ILC Preschool and Infant Care

Programs

Math- Math activities include counting and sorting, comparing and classifying, one-to one correspondence, seriating (putting items in order according to height/size), comparing, measuring, and reasoning.  To young children, a cookie in several pieces may appear to be more than a smaller cookie in one piece.  To them, the whole is more that the parts. Generalizations are often made by children.  For example, my cat is friendly...

We work with our Pre-K children to help prepare them for the challenges of and transition to elementary school.  

*Two of the most important skills are following directions and listening skills.  

*We help them with self-control, empathy, and learning to be part of a group.  They are better able to express their ideas verbally at this age and begin to understand and follow classroom rules.  

*Morning Gathering Time: As...

Language blossoms at the 3 year-old age!  By age 3, children know 300 words but by age 4 this dramatically increases to 1,500 words. We encourage this development with many opportunities for discussion, especially at group time. We work with our threes to understand concepts such as same/different, shapes, colors, and letters. There is a big increase in independence in three year-olds. One mark of this independence is toilet l...

Our Toddler Program provides a nurturing, educational environment for children between the ages of 3 months and 3 years.  The group size for this class is a maximum of 12 children. There is a full day or 1/2 day option.  

This program focuses on the importance of the continuing growth of language skills, encouraging socialization and the building of friendships, beginning the use of the toilet, enhancing small motor skills...

Music Program: We offer a weekly Music Program with a full-credentialed teacher. Her name is Beckie Steller and she is the Director of Traditional & Youth Music at the Church. The 1/2 hr. music instruction is for the 3 & 4 yr old classes at 9:30 am and 10 am, respectively. Beckie uses a program called, “First Steps in Music for Preschool & Beyond.” It develops music appreciation and instruction in 3 ways: Tuneful-ness, Beatful...

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