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. Andrea
Teacher
Little Yellow Dragons 

 

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Ms. Andrea was born in Cali, Colombia. At the age of 12, she moved with her mother and sister to New York City where she lived for almost two decades. After years in Queens, she decided to go on a new adventure and relocate to Los Angeles.


Being the eldest of ten (very close) cousins and one younger sister, Ms. Andrea always enjoyed taking care of them. Throughout her life, she also worked as a babysitter, adding to the love she has for the care of the little ones. Her nurturing nature is what eventually led her to become a teacher after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Photography from The Fashion Institute of Technology, and realizing that career path wasn’t fulfilling enough. 

 

Ms. Andrea now holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education (Birth-2nd Grade) from Touro College.  For the past seven years she has worked in preschool setting classrooms where she has learned many valuable professional and life lessons.


When she’s not in the classroom, Ms. Andrea enjoys cooking, going to the beach, painting, photography and binge watching Netflix series. She has also enrolled in Herbal Medicine School, continuing her life goal to be of service to others.