Our Approach to Child Care
Learning Junction is a private, non-profit child care in Casper. Our goal is to provide high quality child care within our community. In order to create a happy, secure and educational environment for our children, we have committed ourselves to employing professional individuals and maintaining small group sizes. Our rooms are large and well equipped with a wide variety of age appropriate toys. In all our classrooms, our teachers plan thematic units of developmentally appropriate activities for their children. Above all, we try to provide personal, caring services to meet the unique needs of each child and each parent we encounter.
The Tenderest Age
The Infant Room is designed for 8 infants, ages 6 weeks to 14 months. The infant teachers use their warm hearts and caring hands to offer lots of tender loving care. The teachers strive to nurture each child and meet their individual needs. They strive to give each child one on one attention each and every day.
We one year olds have walking feet, curious hands, and boundless curiosity for exploring – as long as you let us take our blankies, binkies and thumbs along! It takes only 10 of us to keep our teachers hopping all day long. We eat our meals together around a table like big people and do lots of fun activities designed just for us. We have a separate napping area right next to our play room because we can’t seem to agree on the best time for naps!
We’re some of the smartest, most talkative two year olds around. We keep all of Learning Junction’s staff smiling. Our teachers are very fun (and very patient). We have a new theme in our class every one or two weeks, with different toys, hands-on art and science projects, and interesting books to go with it. Our "preschool" is almost like the big kids’, but better because it’s planned just for us.
The Preschool has space for 20 children, ages three to four years. Our teachers work together as a team, coming up with great new themes each week. We get to go on a few field trips, make neat artwork, and even cook our own food sometimes. For circle time we get together and check the weather, find the date on the calendar, and sing some fun songs. The rest of the time we get to choose what center we want to play at! We also get to play outside a lot on our cool playground.
The pre-kindergarten class is on their way to kindergarten in the Fall. Our teacher has tons of activities planned for us. We keep busy going on field trips and doing fun craft activities. We are learning our letters and how to write our name, so that we will be ready for school.