Creating and supporting a responsive Toddler classroom environment

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This training will demonstrate a developmentally appropriate and responsive learning environment for a toddler classroom. At Dr. Day Care, we refer to this as an Toddler Model Classroom. From this training, you will learn about the typical routines and daily expectations in a toddler classroom.


After this training, you will be able to

  • Understand typical routines and daily expectations in a toddler classroom.
  • Understand developmental milestones for toddlers.
  • Recognize the importance of quality relationships between toddlers and adults and begin to apply this knowledge to the classroom.
  • Describe environments and materials that support toddlers’ development.
  • Understand the significance of establishing and maintaining communication with families.



This training is primarily intended for use by those supporting toddlers within group settings. This may include center-based teachers, family, group and center-based childcare providers and early childhood consultants.

Throughout this training, you will hear references to Dr. Day Care policies and procedures. Follow your early childhood center’s specific policies. If your center needs assistance in developing policies, contact or 401-475-7707 x222 for assistance.

For Dr. Day Care teachers and staff, always check with your Administrator for the most up-to-date policies, procedures, or forms.


After completing this training, you will receive a certificate for 2 Professional Development hours.

(This training is APPROVED in Rhode Island for DHS/Center-ELP training hours)

Click on the course titles below to progress through this training.  All videos and questions must be answered to receive a training certificate.