Imagine offers developmentally appropriate age based programs for children two months to five years old with an afterschool program at The Lehman College Child Care. Additionally, Imagine also offers a number of interesting and unique programs at the centers.
Our infant programs provide a safe, nuturing environment in bright and visually stimulating settings. Our infant curriculum is designed to meet the specific needs of each child and family, maintain established home schedules, and help our children reach imporant early milestones. Our infants crawl on large soft-surface areas, enjoy singing and reading time, and play outside everyday, weather permitting.
Our toddlers engage in free play and large motor activities as a group, as well as reading, painting, singing, dance and circle time in more structured, small groups. Quiet/nap time is an important part of the day, giving each child a chance to unwind and recharge for the afternoon and evening. Teachers work with parents to help the children become more independent, including learning to use the bathroom.
Imagine’s pre-schoolers are taught by experienced teachers with advanced training and degrees in early childhood education. Our developmentally appropriate lesson plans incorporate art, music, movement, science, computer, language, and math activities. Teacher-guided discussions encourage children to share their personal experiences and build a bridge between home and social life. All Imagine pre-school graduates are ready for kindergarten.
Imagine has four centers offering Universal Pre-K programs.
After School Program
After-school care is available at Lehman College Child Care for children 5-9 years. The program operates from 3-9 PM, Monday through Thrusday. Children enjoy a snack, outdoor play and indoor age apropriate activities. There is special attention given to homework time and support.