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Tender Learning Care

1818 Lake Boulevard
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 756-5351


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The major goal of TLC is to provide a safe, nurturing
environment for children, giving each child affection,
comfort, understanding and opportunities for learning in an
environment free from frustration and pressure."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"6:45 Center Opens - Children who arrive between 6:45 and 8:15 go to
the Blue Room for free choice activities; table-top toys, books,
manipulatives, art, dress-up, computers and play-kitchen.
8:15 Green and Coral Room children go to their room for continued
free-choice activities, or if weather permits, outside play.
9:30 Circle time and project time- singing, sharing, stories, calendar
and other educational activities, followed by an art or craft activity
10:15 Snack
10:30 Story Time, followed by “potty break”
11:00 Outside play, “big yard” (Coral Room & Green Room children)
12:00 Lunch
12:30 “potty break”, book time - quiet time; nappers go to Blue or
1:15 Most Blue and Green Room children nap; non-nappers join the
Coral room children and play outside, weather permitting.
3:45 Circle and Story Time.
4:00 Snack, followed by “potty break”
4:20 Inside & outside free-choice activities.
5:15 Computers, manipulatives, toys, games, art activities.
6:00 Center closes"
Excerpted from the preschool's website