"The greatness of the human personality begins at the
hour of birth."
Infants: 6 weeks – 18 months
From birth, babies are marvelous learners, immediately investigating the sights, sounds, and feel of the world. In our classrooms, each child develops a sense of being a separate, independent self, which comes from being treated as an important individual.
Our Montessori curriculum provides infants with a safe, rich world full of opportunities for active exploration and enjoyment through hearing, feeling, touching, and moving. Their world at Sunshine is filled with responsive interactions and language: many conversations with others, books (for even the youngest babies), songs, and lots of listening and responding to their vocalizations.
Spanish, music, baby sign language and early literacy activities enrich our infants’ daily experiences. Campus “field trips” in the baby stroller/wagon and time to explore their specially designed outdoor environment provide infants with a view of the real world via a fantastic array of sensory stimulation.
Our program is designed for comprehensive individual development at the child’s natural pace. Caring and learning are inseparable. Primary caregivers provide “on demand” care in an environment that maximizes mobility. A baby who feels safe also feels free to grow, move, and explore the surroundings. This provides an optimal opportunity to engage emerging physical, sensorial, perceptual, cognitive, and social skills.