Programs

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Now accepting new enrollment for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Pre-K. For more information please call us at (Randolph: 781-986-2223), (Quincy: English/中文: 781-308-9584 or English/Español: 781-308-9608) or email us. We welcome you to visit with us anytime. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or to schedule for a tour. We look forward to meeting you and your family.

CLICK HERE for Pre-Enrollment Registration Form

Infants: 12 months to 24 months

  • Experienced and caring infant teachers ensuring a safe, clean and nurturing environment.
  • Daily reporting with activities, photos and/or videos through our mobile app and messaging system.
  • Age appropritate lesson plans
  • Outdoor play, playground and walk in the neighborhood

Toddlers: 2 years old to 3 years old

  • Provide caring, predictable environments focused on the child’s need
  • Free choice play as well as group activities
  • Age appropriate lesson plans that provide activities and experiences which reflect a fundamental knowledge of child development
  • Socialization (ex: learning to share) and self-help skills (ex: potty training) are experienced in a natural manner, honoring the differences among children
  • Outdoor play, playground and walks in the neighborhood

Preschools: 3 years to 4 years old

  • Planned and arranged to suit the children’s growing socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually
  • Help develop their confidence and independence
  • Play-based and organized group learning experiences
  • Social and self-help skill learning experiences are part of the daily routine
  • Outdoor play, playground and walks in the neighborhood.
  • Field trips to libraries, markets, and other community destinations with parent participation

Pre-K: 4 years to 6 years old

  • Weekly themed units that encourage the development of communication skills, children’s curiosity, develop problem solving and scientific thinking skills. Our Pre-K program includes activities like daily read-aloud of children’s literature to promote a love of reading. It also includes practice on writing letters and words, and how to identify and use these letters and words in order to expand their vocabulary. Teachers set the environment to encourage children to develop the ability of communication.
  • Daily group activities to help children gain thinking skills, refine motor skills, problem solving skills and to explore creative ideas and talents. These activities include:
    – daily calendars to teach sequence of events, counting, testing , predictions; lacing cards, stencils
    – writing activities to develop fine motor skills
    – daily opportunities for children to paint, move, sing, tell stories with puppets, build and play in dramatic scenes
    – daily gross motor activities like running, jumping, and throwing
    – daily classroom discussions that develop strong relationships and encourage cooperation among children.
  • Outdoor play, playground and walks in the neighborhood.
  • Field trips to libraries, markets, and other community destinations with parent participation

Playground and Outdoor Space – Randolph Location

Playground and Outdoor Space – Quincy Location

A Typical Day At Step Ahead Early Education & Childcare Center

07:00 – 08:00     Early Drop Off/Choice Time

08:05 – 08:55      Arrival/Choice Time

09:00 – 09:30     Hand Washing/Morning Snacks

09:35 – 10:00     Diaper Change/Toileting/Hand Washing/Choice Time

10:05 – 10:25     Circle Time/Music/Dance

10:30 – 10:50     Indoor Activities/Project

10:55 – 11:25     Outdoor Activities/Walk

11:30 – 11:50     Story Time

11:55 – 12:05     Hand Washing/Ready for Lunch

12:10 – 12:45     Lunch/Brush Teeth/Diaper Change/Toileting/Hand Washing

12:50 – 01:00     Preparing for Nap/Get Blankets/Mats

01:00 – 03:00     Nap/Quiet Time

03:05 – 03:35     Hand Washing/Snacks/Diaper Change/Toileting/Hand Washing

03:40 – 04:10     Outdoor Activities

04:15 – 04:35     Small Activities/Choice Time

04:40 – 05:00     Departure Starts/Gross-motor Activities

05:05 – 05:20     Story/Reading

05:25 – 06:00     Choice Time/Clean-Up Classroom

***Activities based on weekly lesson plan***

***Outdoor activities depend on the weather***

***Diaper change/Toileting throughout the day as needed***

Randolph Location – 30 South Main Street, Randolph MA 02368 |                                                                 Phone: 781-986-2223 | Fax: 781-767-2397

Quincy Location – 605 Hancock Street, Ste. 2R, Quincy MA 02170 |                                                         

Phone: (English/中文: 781-308-9584) (English/Español: 781-308-9608)

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