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Creative Beginnings Preschool

10819 New St.
Downey, CA 90241

Phone:
(562) 861-2285

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

From the Director:

We provide a safe, loving environment where a child is nurtured and challenged. We encourage each child to reach their full potential by introducing a variety of age appropriate play experiences. We provide activities designed to promote the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of our students. We believe each child is an individual and are sensitive to the needs of the child and their family. Director: Andrea Garcia President: Ruthie Steinberg

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught Our children also learn their alphabet, shapes, months, days of the week, holidays, colors, and how to write their name

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"To provide a safe, loving environment where a child is nurtured and challenged. We encourage each child to reach their full potential by introducing a variety of age appropriate play experiences. We provide activities designed to promote the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of the child. We believe each child is an individual and we are sensitive to the needs of the child and their family. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

Separation is handled case by case. Some of our children need some extra nourishment and attention from our teachers, while some need their moms or dads to stay for a few minutes or even hours before they get adapted to the preschool environment. Whatever the case, we are more than willing to accomodate it :)