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Headstart 0-3

 

The most fertile time in life for developing language is between birth and age three. Frog Street at Hamlin builds a language-rich environment for your child.

Early Frog Street encourages teacher and child interactions to develop rich oral language and vocabulary as well as strong social and emotional connections. This child-centered program includes activities that can be easily incorporated into daily routines to help young children meet developmental milestones.

Frog Street provides intentional activities and support in five developmental domains toward learning: 

Language, Cognitive, Social, Emotional and Physical

It is a Bilingual program, with all materials available in English and Spanish.

Social and Emotional Development

Frog Street helps little ones develop a foundation of important life skills by:

· developing trust

· enhancing social interactions

· forming healthy attachments

· developing impulse control

Music, Movement, and Fun!

Music plays an important role in shaping the brain and is critical to babies’ language development. Through playful baby songs, simple games, and rhythm-band instruments, little ones will be engaged through music, movement, and fun!

 

Nurturing Curiosity through Exploration ...

Frog Street Toddler, created by renowned curriculum author Dr. Pam Schiller, incorporates Conscious Discipline® and includes activity choices specifically created for children ages 18-36 months.

Key Features of Frog Street Toddler:

- Activity choices organized around five developmental domains

Differentiated instruction options to meet the needs of all learners

- Easy infusion into daily routines, such as diaper changing, transitions and outdoor play

- Designed with intention and purpose to move children forward in their development

Physical Development

The activity choices in the physical development domain provide toddlers with fun physical challenges, action songs, and games that will build coordination, balance, and muscle strength.

Language Development

Toddlers will be immersed in a language-rich environment essential for developing both receptive and expressive language skills. This program includes high-interest books, stories, songs, poems, and chants that will amuse and delight toddlers.
 

Cognitive Development

Cognitive development includes engaging activities that support cause-and-effect relationships and problem solving to develop foundational skills for lifelong learning.

Toddlers will build confidence with a special emphasis on social-emotional development, learn impulse control, and develop social skills while caregivers build trusting relationships with children through one-on-one, partner, and small-group interactions.