Our summers are packed with a lot of fun and exploring in our world. During the school year we focus more on academics to better prepare children for kindergarten.

To enroll your child in one of our programs please call for openings: (309) 579-3565


First years of your child’s life is a crucial time for appropriate activities for intellectual, motor and emotional development. It is our goal to provide these activities and to ensure quality care for our infants. Parents receive a daily report of the child’s activities.

  • Sensory – feely textures, tasting, smelling, finger painting, squeeze bags, peek a boo, picture books, puzzles
  • Visual Skills – mobiles, mirrors, animal sounds, environment sounds
  • Cognitive – geometric designs, black, white, colors
  • Gross and Fine Motor Activities – age related

Toddlers & Two’s

Our goal in the toddler and two year old room is to provide learning activities through play. These activities will help your child develop skills and concepts in a manner consistent to his/her needs and interests. Interaction with other children will begin the pathway for social and academic skills.Here are a few things your child will learn:

  • Fine motor
  • Gross motor
  • Social skills
  • Academic Skills



  • Holding scissors/pencil properly
  • Put a 10 to 12 piece puzzle together

Gross Motor

  • Runs, Jumps, Skips
  • Walks backwards

Social Skills

  • Uses words to communicate needs
  • Pays attention for short periods to adult directed tasks
  • Speaks clearly so an adult can understand him/her
  • Follows simple directions

Academic Skill

  • Shapes/colors/sizes
  • Understands counting and beginning math concepts
  • Writing name using capitals and lower case letters
  • Recognizing common sight words
  • Recognizing and identifying rhyming words
  • Identify alphabet sounds and letters
  • Practice coloring within the lines and tracing

Personal Information

  • Name/address and parents/siblings’ names

Supply List

  • Pencil box
  • 8 pack of Jumbo Crayons
  • Jumbo Markers
  • #2 pencils
  • Glue
  • Beginner scissors
  • Change of clothes
  • Kleenex