SmartEarly classrooms are specifically designed and equipped for each age program. You will notice carpets under the learning centers, (not cold tile). You will notice solid maple furniture with safe rounded edges built to last, child size toilets and child height sinks. Parent Info Centers in each classroom post weekly Learning Experience Plans, Health Alerts, Snack Menus and important notices. There are refrigerators and microwaves in each classroom. Art supplies include a diverse assortment of paper, paint and clay, for all children to identify with. Our educational materials (toys!) offer a seemingly endless variety to play with that change throughout the year!
You will notice the complexity of each classroom learning center increases to coincide with each stage of a child’s development. Just the right amount of choices for a one year old, and just the right amount of choices for a preschooler!
You will notice individual infant lockers, sturdy and safe cribs, clean and comfortable diaper changing stations, carpeted and padded floor play areas, soft climbers that encourage gross motor development, mirrors that promote a positive sense of self, a variety of toys stored within an infant’s reach, books, and family photos to lend a sense of home and nursery connection. We have comfortable, safe baby buggies with seat belts, to enjoy the great outdoors!
Young Toddler Classrooms
Individual lockers, small and comfortable cots, clean and comfortable diaper changing stations, child height sinks for hand-washing, safe and sturdy wooden chairs, one-year old climbers with slides, a small sofa near a book rack with plenty of picture books, a variety of toys that challenge fine motor skills, art supplies for creative expression, sensory table for indoor water play, family photos displayed at a child’s eye level, are all found in the young toddler classroom!
Toddler classrooms are appointed with perfect size toddler cubbies, small and comfortable cots, clean and comfortable diaper changing stations, child size toilets, child height sinks for independent hand-washing, toddler tables and chairs (two heights for 2 and 3 year olds), block and floor toy area, a special cozy reading area with sofa and plenty of books for two year olds, table toy shelf with self-help manipulatives, self-help art cart, sensory table for water play and projects, pretend kitchen, dress-up cart with costumes, musical instruments, equipment for music & movement classes, and more!
Preschool & K-Wrap Classrooms
Preschool and K-Wrap classrooms have individual cubbies and cots, child size toilets, child height sinks for independent hand-washing, sturdy tables and chairs (two heights to accommodate for 3 – 5 year olds), block & floor toy area, a private quiet area with preschool books where letter and word recognition begins, table toy shelf with self-help manipulatives for beginning math concepts, self-help art cart, art easel, sensory table for science experiments, pretend kitchen, dress-up cart with costumes to mimic family life, musical instruments, equipment for music & movement classes, and more!