Little Yellow Dragons

For 3-4 years of age.

 

The Little “Yellow” Dragons classroom is painted sunshine yellow which is associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy

 

The color yellow produces a warming effect, arousing excitement, enhaning concentration and generating muscle energy.  It also symbolizes enlightenment, and facilitates exploration of new things with an optimistic positive attitude. This color can stimulate the nervous system and aid in communication and creativity.

Ms. Kaitlin
Teacher
Little Yellow Dragons 

 

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Ms. Kaitlin was born and raised in Manhattan Beach and attended Mira Costa High School where she participated in Basketball, Soccer and Track along with being involved in the Children’s Hospital Club and Make a Wish Foundation.  

 

Ms. Kaitlin has always loved taking care of children, with babysitting kids in the neighborhood, family friends and her own twin sister and brother.  

While attending El Camino College, she took classes in Child Development and knew that’s what she wanted to do in life.  Transferring to Whittier College, she majored in Child Development and minored in Psychology along with studying art and playing on the Women’s Soccer team.  She went on to UCLA taking specialty classes in the Education and Studies of Children with Autism. 

Since college she has nannied for a wonderful Camelot family for many years whose kids attend and have attended here, so you might have seen her in the halls of Camelot over the last few years. During these years, she also worked at the River Church, caring for kids from ages infancy to 5.

            

Ms. Kaitlin lives in Manhattan Beach with her 10 year old Maine Coon Cat, Cambridge and her 3 year old English Bulldog, Olive Oyl and her 20 year old Turtle,  Anabelle.  In her spare time, she enjoys painting and drawing and taking Olive Oyl on walks to the beach. 

Ms. Norma
Teacher
Little Yellow Dragons 

 

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Ms. Norma was born in Los Angeles but raised in El Salvador, where she briefly attended school until moving back to the states. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies at California State University, Northridge. Ever since she was 5 years old she wanted to become a teacher, which led her to pursue a profession in the field of education.  Originally, she intended on pursing Elementary education but found herself working with Pre-school aged children and quickly realized how much she enjoyed working with this age group. She loves working with children and teaching them something new every day. Prior to becoming a teacher she’s volunteered at her local elementary school to gain experience working with children.

At home, she lives with both of her parents, her younger brother and her dog. When Ms. Norma is not at work, she is exploring new hiking trails in the area with her fur baby. She also spends majority of her free time with her baby niece and her oldest brother who live outside of town. She likes to be productive and always finds new things to keep her on her feet and busy. Family is very important in Ms. Norma’s life and she spends as much of her free time with them as she can!