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Infant Childcare (6 weeks – 14 months) Fairview Heights, IL

Don’t think of Tinee Treasures Preschool and Childcare Center as ‘just daycare’ – it is much more than that. We help provide a warm and embracing environment to help ensure that babies feel safe and secure. Our teachers are warm and respectful, developing bonds and trust with each child. Your child will have a primary caregiver who also serves as your main point of contact and is the driving force behind your child’s development. In this early childhood education program, children are provided with:

In our classrooms, your infant will receive personal and individualized attention and care. Our stimulating environment helps form a foundation for learning with three focus areas:

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Curriculum and Developmental Scales

Our early childhood education curriculum is designed to meet the specific developmental needs of this age group and is geared towards growing five developmental areas.

  1. Approaches to Learning – This focuses on their ability to solve problems and lets them become more independent by exploring the world around them.
  2. Cognitive Development – Strengthens their ability to think critically and creatively to help understand their environment.
  3. Language Development – The ability to effectively use sounds, expressions, body language, oral and written language to communicate, understand and respond to others.
  4. Physical Development – Work on their large and small muscle movements which helps build awareness of health and safety.
  5. Social-Emotional Development – Increases their awareness of themselves and their own emotions which helps them interact with others; helps your child understand relationships with others like family and friends.

Toddler Childcare (15 months – 23 months)

A natural part of your toddler’s growth and learning stems from energy and enthusiasm. We focus on channeling that energy and transforming it into positive learning experiences, allowing your toddler to explore the world around them. We greet them with positive reinforcement as they build their physical skills and master developing achievements. In this early childhood education program, children are provided with:

During the toddler stage, your child tends to be more mobile, therefore, our classroom is designed to allow opportunities for exploration through a variety of learning practices.

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Curriculum and Milestones

This curriculum is geared towards addressing the developmental needs of a mobile age group, with a focus on these five developmental areas:

  1. Approaches to Learning – Strengthens your child’s ability to be a problem-solver by letting them become more independent and explore the environment around them.
  2. Cognitive Development – Helps them think critically and creatively.
  3. Language Development – The ability to effectively use sounds, expressions, body language, oral and written language to communicate, understand and respond to others.
  4. Physical Development – Increases your toddler’s awareness of their health and body safety via the use and control of large and small muscle movements.
  5. Social-Emotional Development – Their ability to interact with others and increase self-awareness of their emotions and relate it back to others.

Two-Year-Olds

When your child reaches the ages of two, they tend to be full of energy and an innate curiosity about the world that surrounds them. During this stage, they are also developing their independence; so, we provide them ample opportunities to help them mold their own individuality. In this early childhood education program, children are provided with:

This classroom setting is designed to engage your child’s body, hands, mind, and imagination through plentiful chances to move, explore and discover new experiences, all while building a foundation for later learning. Our classroom area consists of six areas your child can interact with:

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Curriculum and Milestones

Our curriculum is designed to meet the specific developmental needs of this age group and is geared towards growing five developmental areas.

  1. Approaches to Learning – Focuses on letting your child become more independent to increase their ability to solve problems pertaining to the world around them.
  2. Cognitive Development – The ability to understand the environment around them and think critically and creatively.
  3. Physical Development – Strengthens their ability to control large and small muscle movements, generating awareness of health and safety concepts.
  4. Language Development – The ability to communicate effectively via sounds, expressions, body language, oral language, and written language.
  5. Social-Emotional Development – Designed to increase their awareness of themselves and their own emotions and start to interact with others by understanding their relationship with them.

Preschool (3-5 years old)

In order to involve and nurture your child, our early childhood education program establishes a mix of freedom and instruction. It is a learning community that is designed to help your child build their skills for success in kindergarten, establish respect for others and gain a strong sense of confidence. Our early childhood education program provides focus on:

Our preschool classroom is a STEM-focused environment that provides materials and experiences to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving. This is learned through investigation, play, and focused teaching of science, technology, engineering, and math across eight learning areas of the classroom.

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Curriculum and Milestones

Tinee Treasures STEM curriculum focuses on building strong innovators and thinkers. We incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math to help children make connections between diverse skills and concepts. Lesson plans are designed to improve the needs of your child over 10 developmental scales:

  1. Approaches to Learning: This determines your children’s ability to set goals, plan, and interact with other people and their environment.
  2. Language: Measures your child’s vocabulary and their ability to use conversation skills to help them communicate.
  3. Literacy: Used to measure your child’s alphabet knowledge, reading, and writing levels.
  4. Creative Arts: Determines their ability to express themselves and ideas via music, movement, and dancing.
  5. Logic & Reasoning: Determines your child’s ability to establish sequencing, problem-solve and think critically.
  6. Early Math: Your child’s ability to recognize numbers, patterns, and sorting; ability to add and subtract numbers.
  7. Social Studies: Focuses on your child’s understanding of themselves, their family, and the community.
  8. Nature & Science: Your child’s understanding of the physical and natural world; their ability to observe, describe and interpret data.
  9. Physical Developmental/Health: The measure of your child’s gross motor skills as well as their understanding of health and nutrition.
  10. Social-Emotional Development: Measures self-awareness and their ability to respect others.