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Santa Maria, CA

805-922-KIDS (5437)

Early Years

2 years to 3 years

Our Early Years Program serves children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years. Our teacher to child ratio is 1:9 to ensure that each child receives individual attention and support. Our program is designed to provide a safe and nurturing environment that allows children to learn and grow in a confident way.

To ensure that each child receives the attention they need, we keep our group size at a maximum of 18 children. Our structured, yet flexible approach, allows children to thrive and reach their full potential.

Our Early Years classroom is designed to be both stimulating and age-appropriate, with a variety of activities and toys that encourage exploration and learning.

Children are encouraged to communicate their wants and needs. We focus on creating learning and social experiences through play. We introduce children to circle time activities including alphabet, colors, counting, songs and story time. The age appropriate activities promote socialization, taking turns, sharing and expressing feelings in an appropriate manner.

We believe that play-based learning is the best way for young children to learn and we strive to provide an environment that is both fun and educational. Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing the best care and education for your child.

A day in our Early Years program

  • 7:00 - 8:00 Arrival, Free Choice Activities, Diapering
  • 8:00 - 8:45 Outside Play (Gross Motor Activities)
  • 8:45 - 10:00 Snack, Free Choice
  • 10:00 - 11:30 Rotation of Circle, Art, Outdoor Activities
  • 11:30 - 12:15 Hand Washing, Diapering, Lunch
  • 12:15 - 2:30 Nap
  • 2:30 - 3:30 Wake from Nap, Toileting, Diapering, Snack
  • 3:30 - 4:15 Rotation of Outside Play, Open Ended Art, and Story, Dance
  • 4:15 - 5:30 Story Time, Finger Plays, Music, Free Choice Activities
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Early Years Weekly Tuition Rates

Half Days (leave by 12:15)

2 days per week: $175

3 days per week: $225

4 days per week: $265

5 days per week: $295

Full Days (attend after 12:15)

2 days per week: $225

3 days per week: $280

4 days per week: $325

5 days per week: $385

There is an annual registration fee of $150 per child. A 10% discount will be given for each additional child in a family.

Single extra days may be arranged with the director at a rate of half day: $95, full day: $115.

Vanessa Cabatan

Vanessa Cabatan

Early Year's Lead Teacher