Certified Daycare & Preschool

Little Friends Daycare/Childcare and Preschool serving Forest Grove are in Washington County, Oregon.

Curriculum

    

 

 

Sample

Themes

Letters

Numbers

Colors

Shapes

Opposites

 

All about me

 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Friends

ABC

1, 2

Red

Circle

Up & Down

 

Apples

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Balls

 

 

Red

Circle

 

 

Fire safety

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Halloween

DEF

3

Orange

Triangle

In & Out

 

Pumpkins

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Cars

 

 

Orange

Triangle

 

 

Manners

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Turkeys

GHI

4

Brown

Rectangle

Top & Bottom

 

Lets give Thanks

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Teddy

 

 

Blue

Rectangle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER

This the season

JKL

5

Red

Star

Front & Back

 

Gingerbread

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Snow

 

 

White

Star

 

 

Five Senses

 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY

Snow

MNO

6

Blue

Circle

High & Low

 

Fairy Tails

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Goodnight

 

 

Green

Circle

 

 

Teddy Bears

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Valentines Day

PQ

7

Pink

Heart

Tall & Short

 

Fish

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Blocks

 

 

Pink

Heart

 

 

Teeth

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH

Family

RST

8

Green

Oval

Night & Day

 

Shapes

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Ears, nose & Toes

 

 

Green

Oval

 

 

Rainy days

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL

Easter eggs

UVW

9

Yellow

Square

Hot & Cold

 

Baby animals

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Peek a boo

 

 

Yellow

Square

 

 

Flowers

 

 

 

 

 

MAY

Butterfly

XYZ

10

Purple

Rectangle

Full & Empty

 

Bees

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Bubbles

 

 

Blue

Circle

 

 

Watermelon

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE

Bugs

Review

Review

Review

Review

Wet & Dry

 

camping

 

 

 

 

 

Little Ones

Splish Splash

 

 

Orange

 

 

Schedule

 

6:00Daycare opens
7:30Until last child arrives (until 8:30) Breakfast served
7:30-9:00
Wash up before/after breakfast, Table activities
9:00-9:30Circle time, Calendar, weather wheel, sharing
9:30-10:00Crafts, preschool activity, cooking activity of the day
10:00-11:00
Free choice play
11:00-11:30 Outside play time (weather permitting)
11:30-12:15 Clean up for lunch, lunch, clean up after lunch 
12:15-12:30
Story time get ready for quiet time
12:30-3:00Quiet time
3:00-3:30Wash up for snack, snack time, wash up after snack
3:30-4:45 Outside playtime (weather permitting) or Free choice playtime
4:45 -5:00Clean up from the day get ready to go home for the day
5:15Kids go home for the day

Table activities: include but not limited to the following:  Coloring, drawing, play dough, Puzzles, beads, manipulative, books, pegboards, folder games, games, magnetic, flash cards, and many others. 

Kids Choice Activities: legos, Lincoln logs, Blocks,  cars, trains and planes,  tumbling, dancing, dolls, Barbie’s, Polly pockets, my little pony,  pet shops,  Dramatic play, puppets, Kitchen with play food, any of the table activities, musical  instruments , any of the shelf activities and toys, dress up, animals/dinosaurs, Mr. Potato head, crafts, and many, many  more.  

Outdoor Activities: climbing, sliding, running, tumbling, balls, Large balls, bikes, teeter totter, play structure, swings, fort, Hula hoops, water table, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, going for walks, going to the park, tunnels, exploring nature, painting, sprinklers, water slide, Games like Simon says, follow the leader, hide and seek, ring around the rosy,  parachute, basketball, wall ball, play camping, arts and crafts, messy science projects, and anything else we can think of doing that’s fun!!! 

For ages 24 months and younger : we work to help develop small and large motor skills by reaching, grasping, rolling, sitting, crawling and standing, walking, climbing, throwing, catching, kicking, cooing and talking. We read lots of books and play with many age appropriate toys. Which ever developmental stage your child is at the time. Infants and toddlers learn through play so we will utilize the following:  Books, shapes, colors, flash cards, stacking blocks, puppets,  and many toys that are age appropriate.