1 - 3 years

Welcoming Our Youngest Learners

At MELA, we understand the importance of those earliest stages of life, which is why we've created a loving, safe, and stimulating environment for our youngest students aged 1-3 years. Our Infant Community is carefully designed to foster cognitive, emotional, and physical development, providing the perfect foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Our classrooms for toddlers are warm, welcoming spaces filled with vibrantly colored, clean, and safe materials. Books, toys, and various resources are carefully chosen to stimulate discovery and awareness, ensuring that each day is a new adventure for our little ones.

At MELA, we believe in transparency and open communication. That's why we maintain an open-door policy, inviting parents to connect with our teachers anytime to discuss their child's progress and development. We are partners in your child's journey; your insights and queries are always welcome.

Our skilled teachers regularly update the toys, activities, and lesson plans to align with the children's evolving needs, ensuring a dynamic learning experience that grows with your child. Welcome to MELA's Toddler Community, where we cherish the uniqueness of every child and foster their innate curiosity and potential.

Skills We Practice


  • Counting
  • Sorting
  • Recognizing numbers
  • Recognizing colors
  • Identifying shapes

Fine Motor

  • Picking up toys
  • Holding a crayon
  • Eating finger foods
  • Finger painting


  • Feeling warm and cold items
  • Exploring cause and effect
  • Discovering weight
  • Recognizing properties

Gross Motor

  • Rolling over
  • Cruising and crawling
  • Pulling up
  • Walking


  • Listening to music
  • Smelling scent jars
  • Feeling texture books
  • Seeing colors and pictures
  • Tasting new foods

Social Awareness

  • Discussing emotions
  • Playing simple games
  • Reading stories
  • Singing songs


  • Using stamps
  • Finger-painting
  • Mixing materials
  • Molding materials

Enrichment Classes

  • Music appreciation
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Fine arts
  • Language skills