toddler preschool programs

The Toddler Years: Raspberries and Huckleberries

Toddler Preschool Programs

Toddler Preschool Programs in Edina | Berry Patch School

Comfort at School

  • Affection
  • Closeness
  • Floor time
  • Parent/teacher/child relationship
  • Communication
Toddler Preschool Programs in Edina | Berry Patch School

Communication & Relationship Development

  • Sharing
  • Taking turns
  • Teachers talking, reading, modeling language
  • Relationship skills
  • Music, singing, rhyming
  • Name recognition games
  • Community building
Toddler Preschool Programs in Edina | Berry Patch School

Toddler-Appropriate Learning Experiences

  • Large motor movement in classroom, gym, outside
  • Limited transitions
  • Fine motor skills
  • Flexible schedule
  • Numbers, shapes, colors, patterns
Toddler Preschool Programs in Edina | Berry Patch School

Classroom Exploration

  • Obvious centers
  • Large motor in the room
  • Art materials accessible
  • Easel work daily
  • Intentional individual learning
  • Fine motor activities
  • Sensory experiences (sand, water, textures)
The raspberries toddler preschool program in Edina

The Raspberries

Children 18-23 months are eager to learn and explore new environments.

Our young toddler preschool program includes activities that capture young minds through discovery times, projects, and free play. With a teacher/student ratio of 1:5, we focus on individual and small group interactions, helping children grow in confidence and make new friends.

The Huckleberries 2 year old preschool program in Edina

The Huckleberries

Our two year old preschool program is for children aged 24-35 months. This is an important developmental stage where they begin to exhibit greater independence and curiosity.

The Huckleberries is a 2-3 year old preschool program that supports this growth with a teacher/student ratio of 1:7, offering personalized attention and guidance during discovery times, projects, and free play. Throughout the year, children enhance their ability to listen, share, and develop essential independence skills.