Infant and Toddler Education starts at
6 weeks of age...
•Social Studies Thinking – Connecting to Communities
•Language and Literacy Development – English Language Arts
•Social and Emotional Development – Student Interpersonal Skills
•Creative Thinking and Expression – Communicating through the Arts
•Health, Wellness, and Physical Development – Learning About My Body
•Scientific Thinking and Technology – Exploring, Scientific Inquiry, and Discovery
•Mathematical Thinking and Expression – Exploring, Processing, and Problem-Solving
•Approaches to Learning through Play – Constructing, Organizing, and Applying Knowledge
•Partnerships for Learning – Families, Early Care and Education Programs, and Communities
Key Learning Areas at BFF Kidz
•Physical Health: ♥we will use ﬂoor time activities to develop gross motor and ﬁne motor skills. ♥we will encourage feeding independence with bottles and ﬁnger foods. ♥we will participate in outdoor activities for strengthening muscles and establishing ﬁrst steps or standing independently.
•Communication, Language, and Literacy: ♥we will consistently interact with children while awake using clear vocabulary. ♥we will provide an assortment of reading material for story time and lesson plans. ♥we will label furniture, equipment and play area to familiarize children with common words.
•Social and Emotional: ♥we will work closely with children to develop a trusting caring relationship. ♥we will develop a routine that is easily adaptable for the child to feel secure. ♥we will aid each child during interacting with other children to develop positive play environment.
•Cognitive • we will provide a variety of sensory tools for early exploration. ♥we will diligently create lesson plan activities that challenge each child’s thinking. ♥we will provide appealing puzzles for children to assemble.
•Expression: ♥we will provide art supplies for children’s creative abilities. ♥we will provide instruments and noise makers for music time. ♥we will teach learning songs to teach and stimulate children.
*Daily Sign Language Enrichment provided!*
Best Friends for Kidz