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Big Valley Christian School

4040 D Tully Road
Modesto, CA 95356

(209) 527-3481


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our Mission, Your Children's Future...
The Preschool is licensed by the State of California and is staffed by experienced teachers dedicated to assisting parents in the training of their children.
The curriculum is designed to develop the whole child spiritually, socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically. The atmosphere is positive, consistent, and loving, The Preschool is a cheerful place where appropriate play, meaningful Bible instruction, and cognitive experiences are all part of a full day. The Preschool serves children 2 years 9 months to age 5. Applications are accepted year-round with enrollment dependent upon eligibility and available space.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

6:30 am School Opens
6:30 -8:30 am Free Choice Activities: Coloring, Puzzles, Table Games, Manipulatives, Books
8:30 am Transition to Classrooms
8:30 - 9:45 am Interest Centers: Science & Cooking Projects, Fine Motor Activities, Manipulatives, Dramatic Play, Sensorial & Cognitive Activities
9:45 - 10:00 am Group Time: Calendar, Weather, Flag Pledges, Helpers
10:00 - 11:45 am
Outside Play: Trikes, Sand Activities, Climbing Structures, Swings, Scooters, Ball Play
Chapel or Bible Time
Music, Stories, Finger plays, News Time, and Snack
11:45 - 1:00 pm Lunch and Outside Play
1:00 pm Half Day Program Ends
1:00 - 3:00 pm Quiet Time
3:00 - 4:00 pm Interest Centers See Above
4:00 - 4:15 pm Snack
4:15 - 4:45 pm Group Time: Story, Music & Movement
4:45 - 5:30 pm Outside Play: See Above
5:30 - 6:00 pm Cleanup, Sharing About the Day
6:00 pm All Programs End
Excerpted from the preschool's website