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Kidstop Developmental Child Care Center

215 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484

(203) 924-2737


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The purpose of Kidstop is to provide quality child day care benefiting the child, the parent, the staff and the community.
Kids provides oportunities for children
to develop a valid sense of self. They are encouraged to try, think, act with increasing independence and be successful
to build physical strength, coordination and motor skills
to develop sound eating, resting and toileting habits
to establish a foundation for good health, hygiene and safety habits
to learn to respond to people comfortably and happily
to learn to express emotions constructively
to imagine and to express ideas and feelings creatively through music, movement, dramatic play, art and language
to understand and appreciate diverse natural, cultural and social environments
to explore concepts and develop intellectual curiosity
to persevere in the face of difficulty, concentrate and become absorbed.
Kids provides oportunities for Parents
to secure competent care for their child while they pursue careers or other interests
to meet other parents and teachers concerned with the interests and needs of infants and children
to enhance their understanding and appreciation of their children
to gain knowledge about child rearing.
Kids provides oportunities for Staff
to work with children in a developmentally appropriate setting
to continue their professional development
to enjoy the camaraderie of other early childhood educators
to earn a competitive wage.
Kids provides oportunities for Community
to help meet the need for quality early childhood education facilities
to provide employment opportunities
to contribute to the wholesome growth and development of its children.
Excerpted from the preschool's website