Children Learn Through Play
Give Your Kid the Best Possible Start!
Welcome to Kiddie Time Childcare!
At Kiddie Time Childcare Center, we believe in the value and uniqueness of each child we serve. Our childcare experience is designed to promote each child’s own individual social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
As caregivers and educators, our mission is to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate learning environment, which fosters a child’s natural desire to explore, discover, create, and become a lifelong learner
Safety and well-being of children is our top priority
We are partners with parents (we are there for families when they need us, and we are first and foremost focused on the best interest of the child)
Providing children with an environment where they can learn
Creating an environment where everyone is welcome
Easing the transition between home and school
We strive for excellence. (we want to be the best but don’t require perfection)
Programs We Offer
An outstanding ratios beginning with two full-time teachers and an aid with eight babies.
Primary Teachers who form relationships with both parents and children that are rooted in trust.
Continuity of care for infants, toddlers and two-year-old children, allowing for long-term child-teacher relationships.
Individualized routines tailored to your child’s unique needs for rest, activity, nourishment and comfort.
Ample floor and playground space to facilitate each child’s physical development. Clean, sanitized toys and equipment to help young children stay healthy.
The use of basic “baby signs” to help infants learn to communicate their needs without frustration.
A richly equipped environment to stimulate and engage your young child’s developing brain and
Our Young Preschool Program (2 ½ to 3 years) is based on learning through play. Children work through developmentally-appropriate individual and group activities.
Learning through play encourages large and small muscle development to help your child grow.
We also focus on communication skills (both speaking and listening) and problem- solving techniques. These are learned through our play-based activities as well as casual interactions with teachers and other students.
Children are encouraged to talk to each other about conflict and problems. Some children at this age may be shy or choose to watch at the boundaries of an activity. We create space for individual differences in levels of activity.
Independence is encouraged through self-directed (free choice) activities and self-help during routine activities such as eating, toileting, etc. Your child begins to gain freedom while under the watchful eye of our professional child care teachers. We are ready to support and assist in your child’s ongoing development.
Kiddie Time knows that the school schedule is not always conducive to your work schedule. That’s why we have continued with our traditional home away from home feel and made it available for children that require before and after school care with extended hours, we open at four in the morning and stay open until eleven at night.
We offer hot, nutritious meals and snacks that meet with Michigan state approval. All of these meals are served family style to encourage good choices and proper table manners.
The HighScope Preschool Curriculum is built around 58 developmental milestones called key developmental indicators (KDIs) in 8 curriculum content areas that are closely aligned with state and professional standards.
The KDIs define what we teach; the hows are provided by our teaching practices for the classroom learning environment, daily routine, and adult-child interaction.
Children learn to paint
We all work together
What kind of toys your kid prefer?
Fantastic Field Trips
Where your child’s imagination has no limits!
Where learning is a serious fun
Family Style Dining
At the end, family is most important
What About Our Curriculum?
We use the HighScope Curriculum Overview which is the best and move advanced learning curve out there!
In HighScope’s vision of infant/toddler and preschool education, children are doers and problem solvers, and adults are partners who share in children’s discoveries and gently guide their learning.
We call this approach active participatory learning. In it, young children build or “construct” their knowledge of the world — finding out how the world works through their own direct experience with people, objects, events, and ideas.