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Busy Bees

Age range: 2 1/2 to 3 (young three)

Ratio: 1: 10 

Social/ Emotional Development 

Children develop a stronger sense of self between 2.2 ½ and three years old. They are also more likely to begin developing friendships and playing with others. Between 2. and three, they will also begin to communicate more effectively with adults and other children. Some of the skills that children will begin to exhibit are:

  • Music                                   
  • Language Development
  • Sign Language
  • Outside Time
  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Sensory Activities
  • Story Time
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Tummy Time
  • Parent to Teacher
  • Dojo App
  • Daily Report Sheet (feeding, paper changing, interactive play and activities, and mood)
  • Daily Photos
  • Director
  • Monthly Newsletter

Physical Development 

While this stage is relatively brief, children will significantly improve their fine and gross motor skills during this period, including:

  •  Stacking five or more blocks

  • Turning a doorknob

  • Holding crayons or pencils (but not as easily as an adult)

  • Drawing a horizontal line

  • Manipulating utensils (but not holding them the way an adult would)

  • Sucking through a straw

  • Removing shoes and socks

  • Working puzzles with knobs

  • Washing hands

Cognitive Development

Children at this age are continuously learning. Serendipity supports the continued development of the following skills:

  • Understanding differences in size and texture, including large and small, short and tall, and soft and hard
  • Learning to say his or her name.
  • Learning to identify colors when asked.
  • Engaging in imaginative play.

*Children will be given breakfast as well as AM and PM snacks. Parents to provide lunch.