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A Child's Way School

801 Howard Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010-3006

(650) 342-3460


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our programs are set up to provide a warm, loving, creative environment, emphasizing self-esteem and learning though hands-on activities and projects that involve self-expression, problem solving and conflict resolution."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

· 6:30-10:00 a.m. Children are free to choose from selected games and activities. Breakfast snack/juice provided. Self-direction encouraged. Help take out bikes.
· 11:50-12:30 p.m. Lunch with Kindergartners
· 12:30 p.m. Free play for Kinders
· 1:00-1:40 p.m. Story time/ABCs with Kinders
· 1:40-2:00 p.m. Clean-up together
· 2:00-3:00 p.m. First directed activity and/or free play in/out Clean-up, take roll, group time/sharing time, make announcements
· 3:15-3:45 p.m. Wash hands and have snack
· 3:45-4:00 p.m. Clean-up after snack, wash hands
· 4:00-5:15 p.m. Quiet homework for children with Homework Contract. Second directed Activity and/or free play in/out
· 5:15-5:30 p.m. Help put away bikes and outside toys
· 5:30-5:54 p.m. Clean-up room together
· 5:45-6:30 p.m. Free choice of quiet, self-directed activity with games, books, etc"
Excerpted from the preschool's website