Our Toddler program is for children ages 15 months to 2 years old.
We follow a 5:1 teacher child ratio.

Every toddler will experience loving,
stable, and nurturing relationships in a safe, supportive
environment that promote their physical, emotional,
social and cognitive development and well being. These
experiences provide the basis for successful learning.

Qualified staff who demonstrate cultural and linguistic
competency are available to effectively interact with children and families.

A variety of activities, strategies, and materials are used to meet the
diverse needs of children and families.

We feel that parent communication is essential to providing quality toddlers care. Each morning our
staff will ask that you inform us of any special needs for the day. At pick up time, you will receive a
complete report of your toddler's day including a sleeping, eating, disposition, and diapering
summary. We also offer an open door policy which allows for parents to come into the center at any
time of the day. Families are welcome to come in during the day for a visit or just to peek in.

We use the
Teaching Strategies GOLD to create lesson plans, child portfolios and assessment.
You can:
• Use a personalized communications journal to keep in touch with us and stay up-to-date
on what your child is doing at school. The journal allows you to view and respond to our
observations of your child while he/she is at school.
• View your child’s electronic portfolio that includes photos, scanned artwork, and other
electronic samples of his/her interactions at school.
• Complete a developmental survey to assess your child’s progress and view reports on your
child’s development. This survey also helps us to get a complete picture of your child’s skills
and abilities, so that we can better support his/her learning here in the classroom.
• Get personalized activity recommendations for your child that are based on our
assessments of your child’s development. These fun and engaging activities are directly
related to our curriculum, so you can support your child’s learning at home.
• Learn more about child development,
our curriculum, early childhood education, and

Families will also receive a receive a school wide newsletter each month.

Penny Lane Schools adhere to the
Illinois Birth to Three Program Standards and
Quality Indicators. These standards and quality indicators reflect current
knowledge, research findings and shared beliefs about high-quality,
developmentally appropriate early childhood care and education in the context of
programs for infants and toddlers and their families. The current research on infant and
toddler development supports and validates the importance of quality programs and
services for young children in partnership with their families, schools and communities. Implementing
these standards and quality indicators will lay a foundation for future growth
and development that promotes the child’s physical, emotional, social and cognitive well-
being leading to successful learning as appropriate for each child
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Phone: 708-424-1335
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10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       
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10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       

Oak Lawn

4527 Southwest Hwy.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone: 708-424-1335
Fax    : 708-424-1445
1988
Two's
Kid's Night
Out
Pre-K
Three's
Kindergarten
Toddlers
Infants
School Age
Night Care
Summer
Camp
Special Events
Chicago Ridge

10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       
CHICAGO RIDGE
OAK LAWN
708-425-4233
708-424-1335
DISTRICT 218 LOCATION