To provide opportunities for being with other children in a setting conducive to the development of wholesome social relationships.
To provide appropriate play experiences that contributes to the developmental needs of the child/children.
To provide opportunities for meaningful play that is based on the child/children's individual needs, interests, handicaps, and abilities, and that will build important foundations for future skills.
To provide opportunities to meet and work with parents who have as their common concern the interests and needs of their children.
To provide care for the child/children while the parents pursue their own work or other interests.
To provide opportunities to grow in the understanding of the child development.