Childcare for Infants and Toddlers in Cary, NC
Preston Children’s Academy truly means “Your child is our child”. How we treat and care for each child is in line with our philosophy and is at the core of our childcare program. Our infant and toddler caregivers will always make sure your infant or toddler feels safe and nurtured. Our classrooms are designed to provide an engaging environment that enhances the important growth and child development of those first months and years.
Infant and Toddler Curriculum
Our qualified staff of early childhood teachers cares about your child, just like you. Their goal is to help your child develop well—physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Infants and toddlers in our classrooms will have opportunities every day to learn and grow in each area. Our classrooms are designed to encourage development in each of these areas:
- Physical Development- includes fine and gross motor skills. Crawling and walking are encouraged through object manipulation, outdoor play and other physical activities.
- Emotional Development- for infants and toddlers centers on becoming more independent, recognizing emotions in themselves and others, and developing self-confidence.
- Social Development- is facilitated by the classroom teachers, and takes the form of practicing communicating effectively, learning compassion, making friends, participating in groups and resolving conflicts.
- Intellectual Development- for infants and toddlers encourages memory development and includes learning foundational concepts: cause and effect, language development, logic, solving puzzles, colors, and shapes.
The ratio of teachers to infants in the Preston Children’s Academy program is 1:4, so you can trust us with your little one knowing he or she will always receive attention and care. Teachers comfort infants, supervise social interactions between infants, and engage infants in activities that develop memory, use of senses and independence. Through play and exploration, infants begin to learn about cause and effect, social skills and the world in which we live.
We nourish each child physically as well as intellectually. Our infant classrooms include a sanitary changing area, a crib for each infant and regular meal and snacks to ensure your child’s need are always met. As your infant grows, he or she will be introduced to table food and sippy cups.
For toddlers, the world is an exciting place that they want to explore and discover. Our certified Early Childhood Educators create an engaging classroom environment so your toddler can safely explore, learn and grow at Preston Children’s Academy. Our ratio of 1:5 ensures that your toddler always receives the attention and instruction he or she needs.
Activities in our toddler program encourage creativity through music, painting, puzzles and other activities. We also teach basic concepts of colors and shapes. Toddlers build self-confidence and language skills through music, games, stories and nursery rhymes. Toddlers have their own outdoor play area, equipped with age-appropriate, safe equipment for physical activity and creative play.
Tour Preston Children’s Academy Today!
If you want to see what our infant and toddler classrooms are all about, come visit us! Call and schedule a tour of Preston Children’s Academy! We are conveniently located near the Research Triangle Park (RTP). Families enroll from many surrounding areas such as Morrisville, Raleigh, Apex and Holly Springs.