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Programs

Infant

Our infant class meets on Tuesdays, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm and serves children 0-12 months old. During our time together, we offer opportunities to meet each infant’s individual developmental milestones and goals. These developmentally appropriate activities include, but are not limited to: tummy time, music, movement, story time, sensory exploration, fine motor & gross motor tasks, and social skills with peers. The parental support during our sessions are built in to help families navigate the many adventures of parenting. Our sessions are flexible and our schedule can easily be adjusted to best meet the needs of the group. We have been able to enjoy stroller walks on nice days and while discovering the surrounding beautiful area of Manito! Children born after August 31st will have to repeat the infant class before moving on to Toddler 1 in order to meet our minimum age requirement.

Toddler 1

Our Toddler 1 class meets Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am and serves children 1-2 years old.* During our time together, we offer opportunities to meet each toddler’s individual developmental milestones and goals. These developmentally appropriate activities include, but are not limited to: arts/crafts, story time, sensory exploration, fine motor & gross motor tasks, social skills with peers, music, and movement. The parental support during our sessions are built in to help families navigate the many ups and downs of parenting a toddler. Families have the opportunity to discuss prevalent parenting topics and discuss what strategies and/or resources are helpful. We also work cooperatively to provide a nutritious snack and keep the safety of any class allergies a top priority. *Students must meet the minimum age requirements by August 31st.

Toddler 2

 

​Our Toddler 2 class meets Thursdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am and serves children 2-3 years old.* During our time together, we offer opportunities to meet each toddler’s individual developmental milestones and goals. These developmentally appropriate activities include, but are not limited to: arts/crafts, literacy exposure, number sense, story time, sensory exploration, fine motor & gross motor tasks, social skills with peers, music, and movement. The parental support during our sessions are built in to help families navigate the many ups and downs of parenting a toddler. Families have the opportunity to discuss prevalent parenting topics and discuss what strategies and/or resources are helpful. We also work cooperatively to provide a nutritious snack and keep the safety of any class allergies a top priority. *Students must meet the minimum age requirements by August 31st.

Preschool

 

Our multi-age preschool program serves students age 3-5 years old* where we play, learn, and grow together! We are offering classes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm**. Families may choose to sign up for 2 (MW) or 3 (MWF) days of preschool and we ask that a parent or caregiver join their child for class once a week. We also invite siblings ages 0-5 of preschool children on Fridays for Family Day.

 

Our developmentally appropriate, researched based, and play focused learning model allows for children to explore while gaining essential early childhood education skills. Manito Co-op Preschool curriculum is aligned with the state learning standards which allows for genuine child led inquiry with hands on learning to help students meet learning goals.

 

Our Parent Education program involves weekly classroom participation, allows the caregiver to be involved in their child's education, and helps families connect with a community of parents/guardians of children in the same age group. *Students must meet the minimum age requirements by August 31st. **Starting in the 2024-25 school year preschool will take place from 9:30am - 12:30pm.

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