Loose Parts Play at Toddlertime

Our Toddlertime curriculum includes the use of seven learning experiences that are offered to all children on a consistent and regular basis. Those experiences are: • Purposeful play that is facilitated by an adult • The use of provocation as an intentional teaching strategy • Project work that follows the emergent interests of children and…

Author Visit

Had a great visit today from author of Panda Pants Jacqueline Davies. She’ll be at the New Canaan Library at 4:30 today. Thanks to our independently owned local book store-Elm Street Books-for arranging this visit. The children enjoyed hearing the book but Jacqueline made it super interactive and informative. There’s been a demand for bamboo on…

New Family Mentor Program

Welcoming new families to New Canaan and Toddlertime is a priority to us.  Barbara and Carolyn met in the Newcomers Club 20 years ago and have raised our children with #NCpride. We also employ 22 New Canaan women (as well as 10 others from nearby towns) who have a lot of experience raising children and living…

Welcome Back!

Toddlertime is buzzing with excitement and activity as we get ready to kick off another year of learning. While we don’t want to rush away the last few weeks of summer, we know that some of you are eager for back to school information so here it is! All the forms you need can be found on…

Camp 2016 Themes

Outdoor Art Blast (Week 1 June 20 – June 24) Join us for a laid-back, high energy, art adventure where campers will explore the arts in a messy, multi-sensory environment. We’ll explore art, tinkering style–engaging, open-ended and unconventional. Picture exploding paint filled Alka-Seltzer rockets, life size sculptures and a giant pendulum for creating masterpieces on…