Goals: Time to prepare for the preschool classes while maintaining the comfort of the baby room. This means sleeping on cots, using Sippy cups, and feeding themselves at the table.
It is also time to really focus on “using your words”. We are encouraging the children to use sign language or vocalize their needs and wants. This helps discourage
Life in the Rollie room is full of new and exciting growth and development. We are really excited to be part of it.biting and hitting.
The Rollie Pollies are now on the schools sleeping schedule. It takes time but with your help we will transition your toddler to one nap (12:35) per day.
Diapers & Wipes:
It is preferred parents bring disposable diapers for sanitation reasons. A child goes through 5/6 diapers in a day so please bring enough to last. We will try to remind parents when your baby is running low on diapers but in a case where we run out there is a $1.00 charge per diaper when using St. John’s stock.
Rollie Pollie’s share their wipes. These “community wipes” are used in many ways of cleanup. We ask full time babies to bring 2 boxes per month and part time babies to bring 1.
***Please let us know if your baby has sensitive skin
First it is imperative to understand that “Discipline” at any age level is not “punishment” for bad behavior. In fact the word discipline means teaching. Discipline is a door of opportunity to teach children the appropriate ways to meet their needs. Our teachers practice what we call “Distract and Redirect”. More effective than simply saying “No” distracting and redirecting allows us to take the child out of the inappropriate situation and then with “hand over hand” showing the child the appropriate action.
Food: Please bring your child’s lunch in a labeled lunch bag with enough food for both A.M. and P.M. lunch. Please send it in small ¼” pieces to avoid choking. Grapes, cheese, hot dogs, and even bananas should be cut in tiny pieces.