Two-Year-Old Program

The following is only a guideline to what is expected of the children by the end of the year in the two-year-old program. Please don’t be alarmed if your child has not achieved all of these desired behaviors by the end of the year. With such young children, there is a wide range of abilities that are considered completely normal!


  1. Feel comfortable in the classroom in a loving environment

  2. Help clean up after free play and snack time

  3. Sing simple songs

  4. Speak often

  5. Use friendly words and hands with classmates

  6. Participate in group time

  7. Grasp simple ideas from group time

  8. Explore feelings and desires

  9. Think of others by sharing and inviting classmates to play

  10. Share teachers, toys, and friends

  11. Participate in cooperative play

  12. Initiate play and role playing

  13. Be potty trained or show some interest in being trained

  14. Follow simple directions such as walking, sitting, and being quiet

  15. Become more independent

Two Year Olds' Teachers
  • Carolyn Lee

  • Ashley Melpolder

Classes Offered
  • 2 days per week

  • 3 days per week

  • 5 days per week

Objectives for Two-Year-Olds

Social & Emotional Skills
  • Separate easily from parents

  • Trust teachers

  • Follow simple directions

  • Verbalize needs appropriately

  • Respect people and objects in the classroom

  • Play cooperatively with other children

Classroom Skills
  • Follow classroom rules and routines

  • Use friendly hands, walking feet, listening ears, and quiet voices

  • Speak clearly and use age appropriate language

  • Listen and respond when spoken to

  • Wait patiently for a turn

  • Use appropriate behavior during chapel, group times, etc.

Readiness Skills
  • Know some colors and shapes

  • Enjoy using crayons, scissors, play dough, paint, etc.

  • Know and verbalize names of friends and teachers

Independence Skills
  • Walk into preschool like a “big kid”

  • Participate in classroom activities

  • Wipe own nose when needed

  • Go to bathroom if potty trained

  • Wash hands

  • Put on coat

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