Programs

"The education of children for God is the most important business done on earth". R. L. Dabney (1820 - 1898)
Inchworms - 6 weeks +

 

Our little inchworms class serves up to 6 infants, 6 weeks to early walkers, with a staff/child ratio of 1:3.  Grace Pointe CDC offers quality care to infants by providing a safe and nurturing environment in which infants are able to explore and learn about the world around them at their own pace.  Our desire is to be an extension of home for all of our children.  Each infant has his/her own crib and cabinet where extra diapers, wipes, clothes, etc can be stored at the center.  Soft climbers are an important part of early development and our infant room has a soft climbing area.  Each child is cared for on his/her own schedule as communicated by the parents.  Daily communication is an essential part of providing the best care for each child.  Parents are encouraged to participate in any part of their child's day and activities during the child's stay in the program.

Fireflies - Walkers

Our fireflies class serves up to 6 toddlers, walking to 2 years of age, with a staff to child ratio of 1:3.  Grace Pointe CDC offers quality care for our toddlers by providing a safe and nurturing environment in which children can explore and learn about the world around them.  Children begin to learn their colors, shapes, animals, parts of the body, etc with the use of a Abeka's toddler curriculum as well as other creative ideas used to supplement and add to the curriculum.  Bible stories and songs are an important part of learning and developing children spiritually.  The daily schedule includes art (coloring, painting, gluing, etc), rhythm and dance, circle time/books, manipulatives (such as puzzles), constant learning through play and outdoor/gym time.  Each child is provided his/her own raised toddler cot for quiet/nap time.  Age appropriate field trips and activities are planned throughout the year for this age group as well.  Daily communication is an essential part of providing the best care for each child.  Parents are encouraged to participate in field trips, special events and can stop in any time during the child's stay at GPCDC. 

Grasshoppers - 2's and early 3's

Our grasshoppers class serves up to 12 children, with a staff to child ratio of 1:6.  Grace Pointe CDC offers quality care for our early childhood children by providing a safe and nurturing environment in which children can explore and learn about the world around them.  Children in this class learn their colors, shapes, numbers, letters, letter sounds, how things work, about our community and our world, and much more, with the use of the full Abeka curriculum and other creative enhancements.  Bible stories and songs are an important part of learning and developing children spiritually.  The daily schedule includes circle time where children learn the Pledge of Allegiance, months, days of the week, seasons, weather, letter names and sounds, ​as well as individualized learning with one-on-one help during centers.  Children will learn to write, use scissors, paint, make patterns, shapes, etc.  Learning through play happens all day long as our staff spends time interacting with the children during play time.  Outdoor play and/or gym time are also an important part of each day at GPCDC.  Our desire is to be an extension of home and we are happy to work with families as children begin to potty train.  Parent/teacher communication is key and an essential part of providing the best care for each child.  Parents are encouraged to participate in field trips, special events and can stop in any time during the child's stay at GPCDC. 

Bumblebees - PreK 3's (2 years before K) & PreK 4's (year before K)

 

Our bumblebees class serves up to 20 children, with a staff to child ratio of 1:10.  Grace Pointe CDC offers quality care for our Preschool children by providing a safe and nurturing environment in which children can explore and learn about the world around them.  Children in this class are being prepared for entering Kindergarten.  With the use of the Abeka Curriculum as well as many other creative teaching resources, children will learn math, science, social studies and early reading skills.  Full portfolios are kept and a strong foundation is laid as children are prepared for the future:  Kindergarten.   Bible stories and songs are an important part of learning and developing children spiritually.  Field trips and special family events are an important part of social and intellectual growth and are incorporated throughout the year.   Parent/teacher communication is key and an essential part of providing the best care for each child.  Parents are encouraged to participate in field trips, special events and can stop in any time during the child's stay at GPCDC. 

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