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Smiley Family Daycare

4449 N. Feland Ave
Fresno, CA 93722

(559) 307-7479

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

Day in the Life

General School Mission

I believe my job as a child care provider is to support the role of parents. I strive to enhance the physical, emotional, and cognitive growth of each and every child.

A Typical Day

8am Breakfast
8:30-9am Free play (allowing time for all friends to come)
9-10am Circle time (singing,stretching,reading books and coloring.
10am Snack time
10:30-11:30am Out door play. (If weather permits) Or Indoor activity. (Dancing, painting or crafts)
11:30 - 12pm Lunch time
12pm - 2pm Nap time w/ educational video and snack for early risers.
2pm - 3pm Monthly theme (Colors, Shapes, ABC's, Numbers and Animals)
3pm - 4pm Out door play
4pm - 5pm Circle time while waiting for pick up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation