OLDER TODDLER: 2 YEAR – 3 YEAR
Our program encourages social interaction while holding an understanding of each child's
emerging independence. Our educators offer both small group and individual activities to foster
each child’s skills in all areas of growth and development, language and literacy, intellectual, physical, and
Your child will enjoy reading books, working on puzzles, and building structures with blocks.
He will explore textures and learn math concepts with water, sand and other tactile stimulants in
the Sensory Play area.
Our Home Center in the classroom provides him/her the opportunity
for pretend play, to practice language skills, and to understand his feelings and the feelings of others.
Your child’s educator will share his day with you the great activities he enjoyed, what he ate, when
he slept, and other things you want to know both verbally and on his Toddler Gram Daily Report.
*You will receive a monthly newsletter from your teachers informing you of what has been happening not
only in your child’s classroom but in the entire Academy!
*For your convenience weekly Lesson Plans and Daily Schedules are posted outside your classroom.
*Our teachers also welcome visits from families at any time. The teacher is always available to talk with you
about your child’s experience at Downingtown Academy.
Older Toddler Room Includes:
Open areas for Free Play
Multiple Learning Centers
- Action and Reaction Toys and
- Developmentally Appropriate Props
- Sensory Play Area
- Home Center
- Duplicates of favorite toys to minimize frustration
- Separate outside play area
- A strong alignment with the state’s guidelines for Healthy Child Development and Care