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Little Peas/Big Peas Program 


Our curriculum focuses on social emotional intelligence. We allow, recognize and name feelings as tools for developing empathy. We model empathy. We practice healthy boundaries.  We foster resilience by experiencing disappointment, frustration, sadness, and anger in a safe environment that allows the child to work through their feelings without rescuing or distracting them from it, in order to develop trusting relationships and validate their true authentic selves.

How your child will benefit from this program:

  • Socialization and lots of fun play time

  • Social Emotional skills and resiliency

  • Introduction to Preschool structure

  • Arts/Crafts/Sensory Time

  • Community Circle Time with movement and music

  • Potty Training

  • Unstructured Play Time

  • Outdoor time

  • Meaningful friendships 

How you will benefit from this program:

  • Gain a sense of normalization

  • Gain parenting tools and support

  • Build your community

  • Safe, authentic environment

  • "Me Time" to recharge

  • Meaningful friendships

  • Set the foundation for connection and a healthy relationship with your child

Schedule of the Day

Our program runs 9:30am-12:30pm from September- June. We are closed major holidays, Thanksgiving week, a week at Winter Holidays and a week at Spring Break. It is for children 18-33 months old. Parent participation is required. 

9:15 -- Parent Coach and Shift workers arrive

9:30 -- Drop off at Playground/Health Checks

9:30-10:30 -- Outside Time

10:30  -- Snack and Bathroom Break

11:00  -- Discovery Time

11:30  -- Circle Time

12:00  -- Lunch and Bathroom Break

12:30 -- Pickup

Monthly Costs

Tu/Th Group (18-24 mo.) 


M/W/F Group (24-33 mo.)


Co-op Responsibilities for All Families

  • P.O.D. (parent on duty) shift work in the classroom 

  • Backup shifts

  • Attend Monthly Parent Meeting

  • Read No Bad KIds by Janet Lansbury

  • Infant/Toddler CPR and First Aid Certification

  • Background Checks for both parents

  • Immunizations Records

  • Snack Duty 

  • Fall and Spring Work Parties

Leadership Roles:

President (Board of Directors)

Vice-President (Board of Directors)

Treasurer (Board of Directors)

Secretary (Board of Directors)

Social Chairs (Board of Directors)

Parent Meetings

We have a monthly mandatory meeting. It is vital to building our community and provides an educational component.


  • Build Community and Group Trust

  • Monthly Kid check-ins

  • Read No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury 

  • Normalization and Support

  • Skill Building/Toolkit


“When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” Fred Rogers 

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