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Toddler Program

(18 months to 2.5 years old)*

The Malvern School understands a Toddler’s need for autonomy, balanced with a secure routine. Therefore, our teaching staff and their creative curriculum plans** provide opportunities for toddlers to learn, explore their interests, and grow in a safe environment.

*Age ranges are approximate. **The Malvern School Curriculum is fully aligned with State Early Learning Standards.


Language and communication skill-building by means of comprehension games, repetition of new words, rhymes, stories, fingerplay,s and one-on-one conversions.

Advancing cognitive abilities that focus on colors, textures, shapes, patterns, and beginning letter and number concepts.

Development of physical skills with activities aimed at improving hand-eye coordination as well as large and small muscle strength, such as throwing, stacking, building, climbing, hopping , and riding.

Enjoyment of art and music through listening, singing and moving to songs, using musical instruments, working with simple art materials, and creating and responding to art.

Our Fascination Station is a favorite among our Toddler children. This custom designed room offers the opportunity for your child to see, touch, and do through hands-on activities to help satisfy their curious nature.

Social/emotional well-being, including building empathy, independence, problem-solving skills, and helping each child discover and express their feelings appropriately.

The Malvern Way trademarked logo. Red apple with a white shield and red heart inside of it. Tagline reads: Teacher-Led, Child-Centered, Accredited

The Malvern School is dedicated to educating young children through diverse and innovative programming. When choosing The Malvern School, families' expectations are met through our commitment to providing the finest curriculum and staff, all in a nurturing environment. We pride ourselves on implementing a curriculum that is designed to meet your child's individual needs as well as meeting both NAEYC best practices and Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards. At the Malvern School, your child will learn and feel loved.

NAEYC Accreditation

The Malvern School curriculum is designed to meet or exceed the standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization.

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Health and Safety

At The Malvern School, always putting the children – and their health and safety – first is a responsibility that we are committed to delivering on every day.

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Parent Engagement

We are proud to partner with Tadpoles to send daily profiles, pictures and more. You won’t find this elevated level of communication at traditional daycares. Our parents rave about the thorough reports they receive.

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Experienced Teachers

Our teachers are college educated in early childhood education and/or elementary education and have a wealth of experience in the field. Our Lead Teachers plan, supervise and implement an early childhood education program in accordance with The Malvern School philosophy and NAEYC standards.

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Self-help routines include washing hands, cleaning up after meals, and identifying belongings.

The Malvern School provides 2 organic snacks each day.

Includes greeting songs, books, fingerplays, and introduction of concepts.

We have 3 age-appropriate playgrounds for every school: an infant playground, toddler playground, and pre-k and up playground.

Our Fascination Station is a favorite among our younger children. Activities include dramatic play, manipulatives, art and music, book nook and sensory.

Curriculum Plan activities include cognitive, language, social/emotional, physical, art experiences.

Curriculum Plan activities continue in the classroom setting.

Self-help routines include washing hands, cleaning up after meals, and identifying belongings.

Parent-provided lunches are given to the children at this time. Cleaning up after meals is also an encouraged skill.

Children will participate in quiet activities as they transition from lunch to their rest time.

Children will take time to nap or rest and recharge before continuing with their day.

Self-help routines include washing hands, cleaning up after meals, and identifying belongings.

The Malvern School provides 2 organic snacks each day.

Children will play in our age-appropriate toddler playground.

Learning center activities will happen at this time. Teachers will communicate with parents/guardians at pick-up about their child’s day.

This is a sample Toddler schedule; actual schedules will vary by location. Diapers are checked and changed throughout the day, at a minimum of every two hours or as needed. These routines are integrated into the day to limit waiting and disruptions, and time for these tasks is accounted for in the above schedule.


Choosing The Malvern School® today will be one of the best decisions you make for your child’s tomorrow. Come experience all The Malvern School has to offer! Find a location in your neighborhood and schedule a tour today.


Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions you face as a parent. The Malvern School appreciates childhood as a special and unique stage of life. Our goal is to offer you and your child a high quality, developmentally appropriate program in a secure, creative, and stimulating environment. We offer programs for children aged 6 months all the way to 8 years, so your child can grow with Malvern over the years.

Daycare Through Pre-K

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