The infant program serves children 6 weeks to 18 months. The infant program philosophy (resources for Infant Educators) emphasizes respect for the infant as an individual and encourages each infant to be an active participant in their interactions with other infants and caregivers in a small primary care group. The “Teaching Strategies”, Creative Curriculum help teachers to develop intimate relationships with the infants. Care giving activities such as feeding and diapering are warm, consistent and individualized, which are indicated on the child’s daily report sheets. Theses routines are viewed as opportunities for children to receive undivided attention and to promote language, self awareness and social skills. The infants’ preexisting patterns for feeding and sleeping are respected and incorporated into the child’s routine at the center. Consistency in routines and schedules allow children to anticipate what is coming next, thus transitions are predictable.