Welcome to Ms.Portia Class

Right Experiences at the Right Time

7:00 - 8:20am
Arrival, Free Play
8:20 - 9:00am
Cleanup, Breakfast, Free Play
9:00 - 9:30pm
Circle time
8:20 - 9:00am
Cleanup, Routine Care-giving, Clean up, Transition to Outside
9:00 - 9:30am
Outside Play or Vigorous Indoor Activity
9:30 - 10:30am
Hand washing, Lunch, Bathroom
10:30 - 11:00am
Rest time
11:00 - 12:00am
Bathroom, Snack
12:00 - 2:30am
Outside Play or Vigorous Indoor Activity
02:30 - 3:15am
Departure, Free Play


Each child learns in different ways. The creative learning approach provides teachers with the tools and guidance to accommodate children’s natural curiosity and to fully support each child while building problem solving skills and confidence.

Motor Milestones

    • Walks independently and seldom falls
    • Squats to pick up a toy
    • Stacks two objects or blocks
    • Sensory Milestones
    • Helps with getting dressed/undressed
    • Has a regular sleep schedule
    • Eats an increasing variety of foods

Communication Milestones By 15 months:

    • May use 5-10 words
    • Combines sounds and gestures
    • Imitates simple words and actions
    • Consistently follows simple directions
    • Shows interest in pictures
    • Can identify 1-2 body parts when named
    • Understands 50 words

By 18 months:

    • Responds to questions
    • Continues to produce speech-like babbling
    • Points at familiar objects and people in pictures
    • Understands “in” and “on”
    • Responds to yes/no questions with head shake/nod
    • Repeats words overheard in conversation
    • Feeding Milestones
    • Increases variety of coarsely chopped table foods
    • Holds and drinks from a cup

By 21 months:

    • Uses at least 50 words
    • Consistently imitates new words
    • Names objects and pictures
    • Understands simple pronouns (me, you, my)
    • Identifies 3-5 body parts when named
    • Understands new words quickly

By 24 months:

    • Begins to use 2 word phrases
    • Uses simple pronoun (me, you, my)
    • Understands action words
    • Uses gestures and words in pretend play
    • Follows 2-step related direction e.g. “Pick up your coat and bring it to me”
    • Enjoys listening to stories