Take a look at the answers below to learn more about Little Steps Learning Center & Child Care. If you have a day care question that isn’t on this list, please contact us. We’d be happy to answer any question you have.
1. What are your classroom ratios?
Our limited classroom sizes allow us to give your child the focus, love and attention they need.
Preschool and Pre-K, 1:10
2. What are your hours of operation?
We have flexible hours to fit your schedule: 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
3. What are the classroom teachers’ qualifications?
All of our teachers are certified by the EEC (Department of Education & Care), and are required to complete specific course work. We also require our teachers to have spent a certain number of hours working in child care and/or with children.
4. What should I pack for my child?
At your time of enrollment, you will receive a list of what your child will need to bring for school.
5. What is your daily schedule?
Each child operates on their own personal schedule.
Toddlers & Preschoolers
6:30 – 9:00 :: Arrivals, greetings and supervised free play.
9:00 – 9:30 :: Diapering/toileting and hand-washing, followed by snack time.
9:30 – 10:00 :: Circle time.
10:00 – 10:45 :: Large group.
10:45 – 11:00 :: Story time and/or quiet activities as children are toileting/diapering, hand-washing and getting ready to go outdoors.
11:00 – 11:30 :: Outdoor play (weather permitting). Indoor play (free choice).
11:30 – 12:30 :: Hand-washing, then lunch, followed by teeth-brushing, toileting/diapering and hand-washing.
12:30 – 2:00 :: Rest time. For those children who do not fall asleep or wake up early, table toys, books, puzzles or coloring/drawing are available.
2:00 – 3:00 :: Put rest materials away. Toileting/diapering and hand-washing followed by snack time.
3:00 – 3:45 :: Outdoor play (weather permitting). Indoor play (free choice).
3:45 – 5:00 :: Meeting on the circle rug for indoor games, dancing and music. Indoor play (free choice).
5:00 – 6:30 :: Rotating center time and table toys, as children wait for pick-up.
6. Do you provide snacks?
Yes, we provide two snacks throughout the day.
7. Do you provide lunch?
No, we ask parents to pack a lunch for their child daily.
8. Who can pick up my child from the center?
Anyone who you notate on your pick-up list may pick up your child. For your child’s safety, a form of ID will need to be shown if the person picking up isn’t a “regular.”
9. When can I sign up my child?
We have ongoing open enrollment. Get details here.