2 Year Old

The two year old class helps the older toddler learn to handle the challenges and experience the joys of their emerging independence. We will post a monthly calendar with the theme for that day. Themes will be based on season, and overall interests of your child. Also, at the end of each day there will be a sign outside the door that shares a snapshot of our day. Communication with your child is so important to the development at this age. By providing you a snapshot of our day, you and your child will have plenty to talk about on the way home. Classroom Ratio:
  • 1 adult to 7 children.
  • Maximum of 14 children in the room with 2 adults.
photo (24) cheriCheri Soulier-Head Teacher:
I am a wife and mother of  5 beautiful children. I love being a mother and spending time with my family. In my spare time, I enjoy the outdoors, exercising, long bike rides and swimming at the pool. I graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Family and Consumer Science Education in 1997.  After graduation,  I taught preschool for a year in Pittsburgh, PA. We then moved to Colorado, where I taught preschool off and on for 14 years while having my own children.  I had my own in home licensed preschool and I also taught at MDO for 2 1/2 years in the 4-6 year old classroom. I enjoy watching the kids learn and grow in their own little ways as they master new skills.  This is a very precious time in a young family as parents and children come together build trust with each other.  There is the old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”.  I know that it is through people in the community that a child will grow and develop. I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of this team to help your little child grow.
Natalie Torres-Assistant Teacher: 
Born in southern California, and raised in Colorado.  Natalie has been working for the Poudre School District after school program for more than two years. She is also currently attending Front Range Community College,  where she is working towards her Associate of Arts degree. She enjoys drawing, reading, playing the piano, and baking.  She feels very privileged to be part of the MDO team.
  Daily Schedule: 9:00 - 9:45 Welcome, Craft and Free Play 9:45 - 10:15 Story Time and Snack 10:15 - 10:45 Circle Time Activity 10:45 - 11:00 Music with Miss Gail 11:00 - 12:00 Outside PlayTime 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Good-Byes

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