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Alphabet Learning Center, serves the residents of Tampa, Florida.

Programs

At Alphabet Learning Center we know how to get your child ready to start school and give them an edge when it’s time to move to elementary school. Children continue to develop the cognitive, social, language, early literacy and physical skills they need to succeed in school. Children in the entire center are encouraged to view their work and play done in class as their vocation as a student. All children between the ages of one to five years old have an educational program.

Curriculum
The Creative Curriculum

Children in the entire center are encouraged to view their work and play done in class as their vocation as a student.
All children between the ages of 1 to Five Years old have an educational program.

One-Year Olds:

One year old children have ten minutes in the morning for story time, circle time, or singing.
Learning Activities are designed to foster emotional security and positive self-concept, as well as physical and cognitive development in each toddler. The activities are organized and developed by the child’s typical routine

  • One year old children have ten minutes in the morning for story time, circle time, or singing. Learning Activities are designed to foster emotional security and positive self-concept, as well as physical and cognitive development in each toddler. The activities are organized and developed by the child’s typical routine.
  • The teacher-Child Ratio is by childcare State Requirements.
  • Activities are self-directed and teacher-directed.
  • A large variety of toys and equipment builds cognitive skills, and improves large and small motor skills.
  • A separate toddler playground area, secured by a six foot fence. Toddlers share this playground area throughout the day at specified times, weather permitting. An age-appropriate playground provides safe climbing, pushing and riding activities to encourage the development of social and gross motor skills.
  • A daily report keeps you current on your child’s foods and activities.
  • The toddler room is supplied with toddler-size furnishings and cots for nap time.
  • A large variety of toys, puzzles, books, and manipulatives, provide ample opportunity to develop skills and to discover new and exciting activities.
  • The room is organized by centers.
  • At meal time, the one year olds eat in their classroom to give them an opportunity to begin learning proper table manners. They begin learning how to eat on their own, with assistance from their teacher.
  • Remember to bring diapers, wipes and change clothes; as needed.

Two-Year Olds:

Two year Old children have thirty minutes or less, depending on the child’s attention span. Some of their learning activities include: painting, learning new vocabulary, singing, story time, recognition of colors, and sharing.

  • Two year Old children have thirty minutes or less, depending on the child’s attention span.
  • Some of their learning activities include: painting, learning new vocabulary, singing, story time, recognition of colors, and sharing.
  • The teacher-Child Ratio is by childcare State Requirements to ensure safe supervision,
  • A large variety of toys and equipment supports speech, art, music, movement, imaginative and dramatic play, and cognitive skill development.
  • Their classroom is divided into centers and is offered free choice.
  • At meal time, the toddlers eat in their classroom to give them an opportunity to begin learning proper table manners and experiencing a new level of interaction with others.
  • Toddler activities also include outdoor play, weather permitting. The playground area is secured by a six foot fence. An age-appropriate playground provides safe climbing, pushing and riding activities to encourage the development of social and gross motor skills.
  • In addition to a changing table, a separate potty room with a window provides potty-training toddlers with both the privacy and assistance they need.
  • Remember to bring, diapers, pull-ups/training pants, wipes, and a change of clothes; as needed.

Three-Year Olds:

Tree year old have a one hour class. Their Activities consist of learning letters, numbers, colors, shapes, art, arts and crafts, circle time, and story time. Each developmentally appropriate activity aids in developing their physical, emotional, cognitive, and social skills.

  • Three-year old children have a one hour class. The Scholastic Big Day Curriculum is used and each week the children concentrate on a specific theme. Their Activities consist of learning letters, numbers, colors, shapes, art, arts and crafts, circle time, and story time. Each developmentally appropriate activity aids in developing their physical, emotional, cognitive, and social skills.
  • The classroom is organized by centers. The classroom environment is more structured, yet they are still able to have free choice of centers.
  • Curriculum focus on developing cognitive, social, language, early literacy and physical skills children need to succeed in school and life.
  • Teacher-child ratios ensure that every child receives concentrated attention.
  • Hands-on group and individual activities build confidence and provide positive support that fosters a lifelong love of learning.
  • The classroom is set up in centers: science/math, writing, blocks, computer, art, manipulatives, housekeeping, music, as well as a library. The classroom is supplied with age appropriate furniture and mats for napping. Individual cubby spaces help students gain independence by taking responsibility for their own belongings.
  • A separate, age-appropriate playground provides safe climbing, swinging, and large open area to encourage the development of social and gross motor skills. Weather permitting they go out twice a day.

Four-Year Olds (VPK):

Children that turn 4 years old by September 1 may participate in our Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program. The program is a three hours class, typically starting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. During this time the children are preparing for kindergarten. All activities are hands-on and lessons are developed to foster each child’s individual needs. The Creative Curriculum is used and each week the children concentrate on a specific theme. The use of computers, enhanced a positive vocabulary and language, free expression in art, letter, number, and shape recognition, a positive self concept, and responsibility are all examples of the activities done to aid each child in reaching their full potential and preparing to kindergarten.

  • Parent involvement is beneficial for each child to thrive.
  • Each class is given outside time to allow children to explore nature and their outside surroundings. It also promotes exercise with the use of their large motor skills.
  • Children begin to attend field trips after they turn Four years old.
  • Children that turn 4 years old by September 1 may participate in our Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program. The program is a three hours class, typically starting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    *Tuition for this program is covered by state funding. Fees apply for additional care for before and after the regularly scheduled Pre-Kindergarten time frame and field trips.
  • The curriculum is developmentally appropriate and designed to provide your child with a foundation in early literacy, mathematics, and developmental skills to help him/her perform successfully in kindergarten. Our curriculum is approved by the State Board of Education. Each week the children concentrate on a specific theme.
  • During this time the children are preparing for kindergarten. All activities are hands-on and lessons are developed to foster each child’s individual needs.
  • Our goal is to provide each child with the best learning experiences prior to entering kindergarten, and to do so in an environment that encourages them to have fun while they learn.
  • The use of computers, enhanced vocabulary and language, phonological awareness, free expression in art, letter, number, and shape recognition, a positive self concept, and responsibility are all examples of the activities done to aid each child in reaching their full potential and preparing for kindergarten.
  • The program is designed to enhance your child’s individual developmental skill level, and promote a positive learning experience.
  • The curriculum takes into account the whole child and their experiences to develop a program that strengthens their skills.
  • Parent involvement is absolutely beneficial for each child to thrive.
  • Children initiate active learning experiences, in addition to activities initiated by the teacher.
  • The class is given outside time to allow children to explore nature and their outside surroundings. It also promotes exercise with the use of their large motor skills.
  • Children begin to attend field trips after they turn four-years old.
  • The classroom is limited to 20 children. An accredited teacher and full-time aide are required.
  • The classroom is set up in centers: science/math, writing, blocks, computer, art, manipulatives, puzzles, dramatic play, music, as well as a library. The classroom is supplied with age appropriate materials and furniture and of course, cots for napping. Individual cubby spaces help students gain independence by taking responsibility for their own belongings.

After –School Program:

  • Children can play with friends, receive homework assistance, use computers under supervision, or just relax with a book.
  • School-age classrooms include a bathroom, and a playground for school-age children provides safe climbing, swinging and game-related activities to encourage the development of social and gross motor skills.
  • Safe, state-approved and inspected buses transport children to selected public schools, field trips and summer camp activities.
  • Teacher-child ratios ensure every child is given affection, approval and attention.
  • Each classroom offers a wide variety of engaging, developmentally age appropriate activities, including toys, games, equipment and art materials.
  • Each classroom has center-based areas allowing for exploration in dramatic play, science/math, writing, blocks, puzzles, computer, art, manipulatives, housekeeping, music, as well as a library.
  • Literacy is promoted through the use of books, posters, computers and a variety of resource materials.
  • Field trips may be scheduled on breaks or days off from school.

Summer Camp:

  • Your child will love the excitement of summer camp at Alphabet Learning Center – and you’ll love knowing their days are full of activities and fitness. Depending on your child’s age we offer field trips, arts and crafts, and exciting daily activities.
  • Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Activities for ages 1 to 10.
  • ALC Summer Camp Activities:
  • Summer Olympics, water play, arts and crafts and more!
  • Weekly off-site field trips: Aquarium, Zoo, Farm, MOSI, Movies, and more
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and healthy snack
  • Physical Fitness Activities
  • Safe and secure environment

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