• Infant – a child from birth to 12 months in age
  • Toddler – a child from 13 to 36 months in age
  • Preschooler – a child between the ages of 3 and 5
  • School-age – A child in first grade, or the time he/she enters school, through 15 years of age. Programs for school-age children occur after the school day ends.
  • Mixed ages – placing children who are at least one year apart in age into the same child care group