Leapfrog Christian Daycare in White Lake, Waterford, Commerce, Oakland County

Programs

Infant Room (6 weeks to 18 months)


Our Leapfrog Infant program provides a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow from a bundle of joy to a bundle of curiosity. Your baby's primary caregiver is a nurturing child development professional who is focused on creating experiences and opportunities that invite exploration and support the rapid and important development that is occurring in a child's first year. More than just daycare, at Leapfrog we are focused on keeping your baby happy, engaged, and secure. We personalize care for each infant based on his or her unique schedule, nutritional guidelines, and any other special attention he/she requires. Warm and nurturing interactions with caregivers, days spent in a home-like environment for learning, individualized attention and experiences, and meaningful partnerships with parents are the cornerstones of our curriculum for infants.

Infant Program Overview:

  • Music will be played or sung.

  • Children will look at picture books with the caregivers help.

  • Children have mirrors available to see their images and are able to touch their image in the mirror.

  • Children will be given tummy time every day to encourage them to roll over, play with their feet and eventually sit up.

  • Children will be encouraged to pick up toys within reach and manipulate objects with their hands and fingers.

  • Children will be helped to respond to their names.

​Toddler Class (18 to 30 months)


Our Leapfrog Toddlers program uses hands-on exploration and social interaction in safe, engaging surroundings to help your one to two year old learn about his or her expanding world. Through the guidance of our early childhood development professionals, toddlers enjoy learning experiences that promote their blossoming independence and social skills, and foster self-confidence. Beyond day care, our Leapfrog curriculum for toddlers is designed to adapt to each individual child’s age and stage. Experienced teachers promote emotional, physical, social, and intellectual development in a fun, engaging environment.

Toddler Program Overview:

 

  • Say and repeat simple prayers.

  • Learn basic Bible stories.

  • Explore age appropriate picture books.

  • Role play using their own imagination with dress up clothes, housekeeping area and other creative play activites.

  • Explore their senses with sand and water play activities.

  • Exercise small motor skills by doing large piece puzzles.

  • Explore art and music on a daily basis.

  • Manipulate stacking toys and blocks. Learn how to safely throw / catch a ball.

​Preschool Class (30 mo. - 3 years)

Our preschool curriculum helps children achieve school readiness in all areas of academic and social learning. Our Leapfrog Preschool program is filled with investigation, exploration, and discovery, where active and enthusiastic children can refine and expand their skills and knowledge. Through intentional teaching practices, purposefully-designed learning environments, and enriched activities, teachers ensure preschoolers have joyful, appropriate, and meaningful learning experiences that lead to success in school and in life. Our Leapfrog curriculum aligns preschool program goals and practices with families' expectations of educational excellence, helping young learners grow into confident students.

Preschool Program Overview:

  • Sing along to Songs.

  • Learn basic Bible stories.

  • Explore art with crayons, paint, and glue on a daily basis.

  • Practice using scissors.

  • Role play using their imaginations with dress up / tools / medical kits / housekeeping.

  • Practice writing letters.

  • Learn about days of the week.

  • Observe daily weather and learn how to chart.

  • Shape / color recognition. Large motor exercise.

Pre-K Class (4-5+ years)


Our Leapfrog Pre-K program advances children’s skills in core academic areas to ensure school readiness. It helps children advance skills in core pre-academic areas such as literacy, math, and science, as well as in other essential areas such as art, social and emotional well-being, and health and wellness. Our approach ensures that children are exposed to a diverse array of learning activities and that they thrive in all areas of child development, creative thinking, complex problem solving, empathetic collaboration, curious investigation, and astute decision making. Our Leapfrog curriculum prepares children for kindergarten and beyond, with the skills and confidence needed for a lifetime of academic success.

Pre-K Program Overview:

  • Bible - children will learn about God and the world He made.

  • Music Appreciation - children will have music time with action songs, musical intruments and rhythm activities.

  • Listening / Comprehension / Reading Skills - children will enjoy circle time daily where they will learn basic skills such as days of the week, months of the year, weather, counting and alphabet skills.

  • Reading / Writing skills - children will learn about letters, their shapes and sounds. They will have activities to help them learn the alphabet in order.

  • Sorting / Counting Skills - Children will be able to identify numbers 1 - 10.

  • Science Skills - Children will be involved in activities that help them learn their five senses; colors and how to create new colors.

  • Social Studies Skills - Children will learn about the world God created for them. They will learn different cultures as well as their own community and neighborhood.

  • Art Skills - Children will be able to use different mediums like paint, play dough, glue, chalk, etc. to develop their creative expression.

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