Tuesdays and Thursdays
Members: $65/month Nonmembers: $75/month
Little Learners is an exciting new program that promotes learning through play. These Montessori-style classes with feature hands-on and student- led learning, both structure and parallel play times, music and movement, and so much more. It includes a weekly toddler tumbling class, a healthy snack, and class field trips!
Although the daily schedule will vary, most days will follow this schedule.
9:25- Meet in the entrance of the YMCA
9:30- Walk downstairs to the classroom
9:35- Children put their belongings away and check in on the attendance chart.
9:40- Morning Circle. This includes songs and movement activities
10:00- Themed lesson including a book, activity, and craft.
10:30- Snack time
10:45- Tuesdays: Toddler Tumbling, Thursdays- Life Skills
11:15- Child led learning stations
11:45: A goodbye activity including a group discussion about the day. Promote each child to engage in the conversation and share their thoughts. This will include a movement activity.
Students love exploring of site! Field trips will be schedules ahead of time and parents will be notified. Some will be walking distance (the library, Washington Park, etc.) and some will require driving to the destination. A adult is very welcome to accompany each child to the field trips!
Potty training is not required to join Little Learners. If your child needs assistance with with his/her bathroom needs, simply note that on the registration form and give permission for a YMCA staff member to assist your child.