Princeton Children's Center

Toddler

TRANSITIONING

Feeding: Your baby will be transitioning from baby foods to solids. Princeton serves a morning and afternoon snack and a lunch meal. There is a weekly menu available, for you to let us know as which foods your child can eat. You will need to provide a substitute for those foods not introduced to your child in order to met the KDHE requirements. Additionally, your child will be learning how to drink from a sippy cup and using table wear (plates, cups, spoons). Once baby is a year old and cruising, he/she will also learn how to


Diapering: Each baby is on a 2hr diaper check schedule; however, if his/her diaper is wet or soiled before the 2hr check, the diaper will be changed and a new 2hr check time posted.


Sleeping Schedule: Your baby will be transitioning from several short naps daily to one 2 to 2½ hour nap. Once baby is a year old, he/she will learn how to go from sleeping in a crib to a cot for nap time.

Activities / Curriculum: Princeton uses the “Active Learning Series for Infants through Preschool”
The Baby series includes planning for smooth care, activities for listening and talking by talking, using books, pictures and puppets, activities for physical development of the large muscles like legs, arms and back along with small muscles to help babies grasp, hold and pick up things. Creative Activates include art, blocks, dramatic play and music. And activities for learning from the World Around Them by the use of nature, the senses, size, shapes, colors and numbers.


Supply List: Crip Sheet, Breast Milk or Formula, Baby Food (until your child starts PCC Food), Diapers, Baby Wipes, 3-4 bottles (nipples, rings, lids) and 3-4 changes of clothes (seasonal) Crip sheets will be sent home each Friday for you to launder and return the following week. Bottles will remain at Princeton and cleaned and sanitized at the end of each day. Once your child is completely off the bottle and on a sippy cup, we will send home your supplies. Cloth diapers and soiled clothes will be sent home daily in separate bags to not cross contaminate. Teacher will let you know when your infant/baby becomes low on diapers, wipes and milk/formula.
Note: We cannot give your child whole milk until your child is at least one year old.

TODDLER ROOMS

Feeding: Your child will be transitioning from baby foods to solids. Princeton serves a morning and afternoon snack and a lunch meal. There is a weekly menu available. If your child has a food allergy, you will need to provide a substitute for those foods. We have to follow KDHE requirements and the class room teacher can provide the regulations.


Diapering: Each Toddler is on a 2hr diaper check schedule; however, if his/her diaper is wet or soiled before the 2hr check, the diaper will be changed and a new 2hr check time posted.

Toilet Training: Once your child is in the Two’s program, we will start introducing toilet training. However, if your child shows signals before this, the teachers will work with you regarding at home routines and language used. There is a parent questionnaire to be completed so school and home are during the same routines and using the same language with the child.

 

Sleeping Schedule: Your child will be offered a rest period from 12-2:30 daily.

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