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Infant Program

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Ages 6 weeks - 12 months

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The age children learn how to connect with others and express their needs.

Our infant room teachers pay close attention to each child's needs and meet them in a timely manner, so that the child feels secure and safe in their environment, allowing ample room for learning, growth, and curiosity. We know how important it is for the environment to be calming, positive, and nurturing to your baby during this stage of development.

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About Your Child's Environment

Find solace in knowing that your child is safe, well-nurtured, and loved at school.

Our infant room teachers are fully trained in:

  • Infant CPR and First Aid

  • Safe sleep practices for infants

  • Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Shaken Baby Trauma

  • Safe feeding practices for infants

  • Procedures for lifting infants

  • Procedures for preventing & handling accidents, injuries, and emergencies

  • Safest supervision practice

  • Early childhood development and milestones for infants

  • Introductory curriculum for infants to incorporate plenty of tummy time and sensory activities

Certified infant classroom teachers

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Learn more about our PKK teachers!

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About Your Child's Development

Be confident that your child's early development years set them up for success.

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With this age group, our teachers:

  • Begin developing a consistent schedule for sleeping and feeding

  • Respond quickly to comfort baby to ensure trust development

  • Help baby's neck strength to begin holding head up independently

  • Emphasize eye contact when speaking with baby

  • Play games like peek-a-boo often and encourage baby to smile at others

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Infant Program FAQs

How will I know how my infant's day was?

Each day you will receive a paper daily sheet with the times your baby slept, at what times and how much of what foods your baby ate, at what times and the type of diaper changes your baby had throughout the day, and additional notes from your baby's teacher about how their day went and their general mood. (Daily sheets transition to digital daily sheets beginning in our 1 year old program)

How often is the room cleaned & sanitized?

The entire infant classroom is cleaned and sanitized twice every day following our  thorough PKK Classroom Cleaning Checklists.

Should bottles be prepared at home before school each day?

Parents bring bottles of breast milk to be refrigerated, or bottles of water and powder formula to be prepared at school when dropping off each morning.

Is a schedule followed in this classroom?

Parents complete a PKK Infant Profile each month to indicate the optimal sleeping and feeding schedule for their baby - each baby follows their own schedule independent of other infants in the class.

Does each baby have their own designated crib?

Yes, each baby has their own designated crib.

At what age do children start playing outdoors?

Weather permitting, our infants are taken outdoors for 15-30 minutes at a time on our buggy rider. However, children don't begin playing outdoors until they enter our 1 year old program.

Do we bring our own diapers and supplies?

Parents provide diapers, diaper wipes, diaper cream, sunscreen, bug spray, and extra clothes to stay at school in their baby's classroom.

What is the teacher to student ratio in the infant classroom?

We allow a maximum of 4 babies for every 1 teacher in our infant room.