PARENT PARTICIPATION PROGRAM
 
At TEREMOK we view ourselves as a team of guardians, students and teachers.  Together, Everyone Accomplishes More! 
           
Having a Parent Participation Program allows us to keep our tuition as low as it is!
 
What You Need:
- An interest in volunteering with your child in Teremok.
- Time that you can give on occasion.
- Enjoyment of working with kids other than your own.
- Patience and sense of humor.
- Willingness to work on simple projects and take direction from others.
- Ability to attend special events.
- A talent that you are willing to share.
- Reliability and commitment to being there when you say you will.
 
            Special events specifically designed to involve parents.

 

Possible activities include:
- one-on-one parent-teacher meetings;
- career days, when a parent comes to talk about his or her job with the children;
- educational events, such as a parent coming to read a book to the children;
- field trips, such as a trip to the children's museum;
- recreational activities led by parents at a local park;
andopportunities to eat meals together.
 
Thank you so much for giving us some of your time!  We really appreciate it!

 

 

 

 

 


Typical Skills Children Learn in Family Day Care


Parents: Here are some examples of the skills your child will learn and practice during a typical day in a family day care setting.

Finding toys or learning material to work by self or with others.
Cognitive: Makes decisions about interests and abilities.
Self-help: Finds toys by himself or sets up environment for play.
Social/Language: Learns to share, barter, manage conflict, and ask for help.
Emotional: Learns about acceptance and rejection. Expresses needs... MORE>>

 

 

Supply List:

Each child needs to provide the following:

1. A complete change of clothes (no shoes) to be used in case of toileting accidents, or messy water play, or art projects. Please include an extra sweatshirt for weather changes.
2. Backpack that is large enough to contain lunchbox, jacket, and art work. No rolling backpacks, please.
3. All jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, backpacks, etc. must have names on them.
4. If your child uses a lunchbox and/or thermos, it must have a permanent name written on each item.
5. 1 large Box tissues.

Children who stay after 12:00 p.m. also need to provide the following rest time supplies:

1. A small travel size pillow with his/her name on it.
2. A small (crib size) sheet with his/her name on it.
3. A small child size blanket with his/her name on it.
4. Each child will need to bring the above rest time supplies in a zipped, waterproof bag (a small duffel bag, a plastic zippered pillow, blanket, or quilt bag would be perfect). Please place the child’s name in large letters on the outside of the bag. We will use these bags to store the bedding, and to send the bedding home for laundering.

 

Shoe Shopping Reminder:

When you are shopping for shoes, please remember that open-toe sandals, cowboy boots, thongs, jellies and dress shoes are not appropriate for our Child Care.

 

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Our Curriculum

We based our curriculum on the understanding that young children learn best through play, which involves them inactively constructing their own knowledge. We teach academics in a traditional way: children are receiving school readiness skills through becoming familiar with Kindergarten objectives. Also we prepare children for later success in school and in life. We believe that what children need to learn in the early years can be accomplished through play, providing they have appropriate guidance from nurturing and responsive care providers.

Activities may be drawn from Home Preschool Program or the teachers may create their own activities--often in direct response to the children's interests in a particular topic or theme. For example, cooking activities are extremely popular and these can be done appropriately with all but the very youngest. A skilled teacher can successfully embed the teaching of language, math, science, or emergent literacy skills within the context of just about any cooking activity.

We further believe that facilitating children's social and emotional development is an important component of our curriculum. After all, the ability to understand and control one's own emotions, to develop meaningful relationships with others, to persist in the face of frustration or disappointment, and to conform to social expectations are as critical as any pre-academic skills are to later school success. These skills are taught through the course of everyday routines, as opportunities arise, by sensitive, supportive, and skilled care providers.  

Our Program provides a warm and stimulating atmosphere to play, investigate, explore, and to make decisions.  Carefully planned learning activities appropriate to children's age and development, such as painting, block building, dress-up, reading stories, and active outdoor play. 

Our daily activities include language development, literacy, math, and science components, a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that are appropriate to the ages and interests of the children

 We provide an environment to develop an appreciation for Education.