Newborn Room

0 - 14 months

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Qualified Teachers

  • Expert in lesson planning

  • Continuous learning developmentally appropriate strategies

  • Bachelors and associate degrees

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Flexible Hours

  • Open from 6 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. every week day

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Proper Nutrition

  • Balanced meal with variety in all food groups

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and 2 snacks provided daily

  • Follow recommended practices for feeding 

  • Bottle and formula fed on sight

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Low Student-Teacher Ratio

  • Staffing surpasses DCFS requirement

Developmental Milestones

Hover over each bubble to see what most newborns do at this age.

Cognitive

Learning

Thinking

Problem-Solving

  • Looks around at things nearby

  • Brings things to mouth

  • Shows curiosity about things

  • Tries to get things that are out of reach 

  • Begins to pass things from one hand to the other

Social & Emotional

  • Knows familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a stranger 

  • Likes to play with others, especially parents 

  • Responds to other people’s emotions and often seems happy 

  • Likes to look at self in a mirror

Language & Communication

  • Responds to sounds by making sounds

  • Strings vowels together when babbling (“ah,” “eh,” “oh”) and likes taking turns with parent while making sounds

  • Responds to own name o Makes sounds to show joy and displeasure

  • Begins to say consonant sounds (jabbering with “m,” “b”)

Movement & Physical Development

  • Rolls over in both directions (front to back, back to front)

  • Begins to sit without support 

  • When standing, supports weight on legs and might bounce 

  • Rocks back and forth, sometimes crawling backward before moving forward