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Active Imaginations Child Development Center

Dedicated to Enhancing Each Child’s Creative Spirit

Our Two-Year-Old Program

At Active Imaginations Child Development Center in Louisville, Kentucky, we have provided a list of skills and concepts that are age appropriate for two-year-olds. These are included in the curriculum.

  • Numbers – Introduce numbers 1-5 (and beyond) through games, songs, and hands-on activities
  • Colors – Introduce eight basic colors: red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, brown, and black
  • Shapes – Introduce four basic shapes: circle, square, triangle, and rectangle through games and puzzles
  • Fine Motor Skills – Improve hand coordination through play using a variety of materials including play dough, puzzles, finger plays, and art.
  • Large Motor Skills – Involve the children in activities such as running, hopping on two feet, and climbing.
  • Language Arts – Improve language skills through play, listening, discussions, and stories. Become aware of the basic body parts (eyes, nose, mouth, ears, etc.).
  • Weather/Seasons – Introduce concepts of what we wear and why. Introduce characteristics of weather, wind, rain, snow, and sun.
  • Art/Crafts – Make simple crafts and participate in activities using various materials.

Potty Training

Sometime during this year, your child will start showing signs of being ready to be potty trained! If you see the signs or want to begin the process, please let us know! This is a team effort, and we need to be on the same page and do the same thing! Our theory on potty training is quite simple; it should not be started until the child shows signs of readiness, all parties are committed, and we are diligent.

Once your child is ready, please bring in plenty of clothes for changing. We are not big on pull-ups, but we will use them if you prefer. However, we suggest that you go straight to underwear at a certain point. We make a big deal about our “potty friends” and wearing “big boys” (underwear) or "big girls” (panties)!

We will take them to the bathroom every 15-20 minutes. If they are dry or use the potty, we will reward them with a sticker or stamp. If they have an accident, we will encourage them to stay dry or use the potty next time. We will never scold or punish a child for an accident. We are always doing laundry at school; if you want us to put the soiled or wet clothes in the washer/dryer here, just let us know.

If you would prefer to launder them at home, we will put them in a plastic bag to be sent home. Potty training can be a fun and rewarding experience. We are looking forward to this journey with you and your child! 

Important Notes

Our two-year-olds will participate in weekly extracurricular activities including Spanish, and KidFit. These classes are taught by local professionals who have all licensing requirements such as background checks. The teachers participate in these classes so that they can reinforce and incorporate what the children are learning into the daily activities and curriculum.

As always, assessments are done twice a year and are gone over in depth with parents during parent/teacher conferences. Don’t hesitate to ask to see your child's portfolio at any time.

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