Little Steps 2 Daycare
Daycare in Hayward, CA(925) 804-3816
Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers
Mon - Fri
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
WELCOME learning Minds Skeyci Children Programs an independent Montessori school, is located in Castro Valley.The Department of Children and Families has licensed us and the student-teacher ratios we maintain exceed the state standards. Children, particularly those aged from two to eight six do best learning in small and warm environments. We have taken conscious steps to limit our group size to ensure that every child receives the care and attention they require to create and learn. Multi-cultural families are welcome and encouraged to participate in our Montessori programs. The Skeyci Children Programs based “Montessori education philosophy “ is child-centered and based on scientific observation of children's learning behaviors from childhood to adulthood. AMI Internationale is our lead Montessori teacher. AMI, the most highly regarded training program established by Maria Montessori is internationally recognized for its authenticity and excellence. Learning At Skeyci Children Programs “Minds Montessori “believes that every child has the potential to learn creatively if they are given a supportive and nurturing learning environment. This principle of learning has been proven effective in many cultures and is proudly shared with your family.
Skeyci Children Programs! We offer children
a caring and warm environment that’s just like home. At our preschool, our goal is to help children learn important social, emotional, and behavioral skills that ensure they reach their developmental milestones. We focus on a variety of Montessori Inspired, Reggio Emilia Inspired, and Developmental Play-based activities to foster an environment of learning and discovery. We are open from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, and offer care on M - F. At our daycare, we provide a culturally diverse learning environment by offering programs in Spanish. Availability is limited, so contact us today to learn more and schedule a tour! What is play-based curriculum?
Play-based curricula takes into account one of the most important things that researchers have discovered about young children - play is children’s work. Through exploring their environment, role playing, acting out scenarios, and experimenting in any number of ways children learn about the world around them, their role in it, and their relationship to others.
How are we inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach?
• By using a process-oriented approach to our explorations of art, music, cooking, and other activities
• Giving each child the chance to explore and interpret in their own way
• By providing high-quality, engaging materials and supplies
• Using the environment as a teacher–display of art materials, tools, toys, dramatic play area in an aesthetically pleasing, stimulating way and encouraging children to interact with their environment in a mindful and reflective nature.
• Encouraging pre-science, pre-math and pre-literacy integration into all aspects of our day.
Encouraging pre- sciencie, pre- math and pre literacy integration into all aspects of our day.
At Skeyci Children Programs, our focus is to teach social skills such as:
• Respect for one another
• Conflict resolution
• Using words to explain
Along with exploration and problem-solving skills, we assist your child in developing a love of learning. We believe that the skills of critical thinking and observation make for a great student with a curiosity about the world and others.
Days are filled with collaborative projects
• Art and cooking classes, that teaches students how to follow directions
• Music and movement classes, which teaches students how to work together as an ensemble
• Dramatic play time, that fosters the students’ imagination and creativity.
At Skeyci Children Programs, practice Spanish,Italy,English, children are offered many opportunities to practice their social skills. Each child is given time to make important and exciting observations and discoveries–always in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Skeyci Children programs we are committed toward helping every child develop to their fullest potential physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. We do this through the use of positive interactions, planned curriculum, and spontaneous learning moments. At the Skeyci Children Programs we nurture every child's development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We work to ensure that kids participating in our programs are interacting with peers and positive role models and are having fun while building their self-esteem and social skills through a variety of organized enrichment activities and free play.
Infants toddlers FREE FIRST WEEK
I am an experienced care provider with over 10 years of experience, and I am committed to providing the highest quality of childcare.
With my certifications in First Aid, CPR, teaching, and Early Childhood Education, I balance safety, education, and fun, to equip children with the tools they need to thrive and achieve a bright and happy future.
Skeyci Children Programs is a preschool created to encourage curiosity and learning in a clean space. For your convenience and safety, our home includes a driveway for parking. We also have dedicated areas for learning and activities that include a backyard, a nap room, an art area, and a reading area.
Our Castro Valley daycare is located in a family-oriented neighborhood with a park. We're also only a few blocks from accessible freeways. We believe effective early childhood continually strives to meet individual developmental needs. Children’s cognitive, social, physical, and language needs are best met in a setting where their interests and abilities are carefully nurtured by a mature and caring teacher.
We are committed to providing experiences which encourage your child to develop to the fullest potential.
Our program is based on a solid foundation of scientific theory, research and professional practice in the field of child development. Their concern is wide and deep, for they care about “the whole child”: heart, mind, spirit and body.
$511 / wk