Early Preschool


Lavenders & Dogwoods

Ms. Lola is the teachers for our lovely Lavender Explorers! This is our younger two's program, their ages range from twenty-four months through thirty months. Some of their favorite activities include nature based art, pretend play and building castles in the sand!

Ms. Juliana is with our older two's - the darling Dogwood Explorers. Their ages range from thirty months through thirty-six months. 

Throughout the year our teachers are consistently evaluating each child based on age-appropriate benchmarks in order to assess individual growth and development. We believe this enables us to communicate with families and set realistic goals that will set your child up for success throughout their future!

For any questions you may have about our early preschool program, please contact us!


  • Can climb well (24-30 mo.)
  • Able to walk up stairs alternating feet with support (24-30 mo.)
  • Runs easily (24-26 mo.)
  • Pedals tricycle (30-36 mo.)
  • Can bend over easily without falling (24-30 mo.)

Social & Emotional

  • Able to separate easily from parents (by 36 mo.)
  • Expresses a wide range of emotions (24-36 mo.)
  • Objects to major changes in routine (24-36 mo.)

Hand & Finger Skills

  • Makes vertical, horizontal and circular strokes (30-36 mo.)
  • Can turn book pages one at a time (24-30 mo.)
  • Builds a tower of more than 6 blocks (24-30 mo.)
  • Able to hold a pencil in writing position (30-36 mo.)
  • Screws and unscrews jar lids, nuts and bolts (24-30 mo.)


  • Recognizes and identifies almost all common objects (26-32 mo.)
  • Can understand most sentences (24-40 mo.)
  • Can say name, age and sex (30-36 mo.)
  • Uses pronouns (I, you, me, we, they) (24-30 mo.)
  • Strangers able to understand most of his/her words (30-36 mo.)


  • Pretend play with dolls, animals and people (24-36 mo.)
  • Can sort objects by color (30-36 mo.)
  • Able to complete puzzles with 3 or 4 pieces (24-36 mo.)
  • Understands concept of “two” (26-32 mo.)