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Food Program

My Little School Academy is a participant of the USDA Child Care Food Program. As such we provide nutritious meals for ALL children equally. In addition we particiapte in the Nemours and CDC initiative to Prevent Childhood Obseity.

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. The Child Care Food Program is an equal opportunity provider."

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call(202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."Cuddle Bugs (12 months - 23 months)-
One year olds are involved in activities and materials that support visual activity, sensory awareness, fine and gross motor skills, infant stimulation and language development in the warm and nurturing hands of our professional staff.


Tender Time (24 months - 35 months)-Two year olds participate in activities with materials that support sensory development, increased attention span, fine and gross motor skill development, language, social development and encouragement of independence.


Caterpillars (36 months - 47 months)-Three year olds actively explore and discover, analyze and solve, create and carry out their daily activities supported by "key experiences" with a creative and developmentally appropriate setting.


Butterflies (48 months - 56 months)-Four year olds choose from a variety of age-appropriate activities in the Learning and Interest Centers in addition to the VPK curriculum. The program is child-directed and teacher-directed with a county approved curriculum. In addition, VPK teachers prepare four year olds for a smooth transition into kindergarten.


 Program Objectives

Days are planned so that children will:

  • be safe
  • feel secure
  • receive individual attention and affection
  • develop satisfying relationships with other children and adults
  • develop self-discipline
  • experience successes in order to develop a positive self-image
  • learn to respect the personal and property rights of others
  • develop intellectual and physical skills
  • become aware of their impact on the environment