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Mission Possible Family Child Care

Banks Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 632-6238

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Child-directed and teacher-directed activities

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Individual approach to each child

Day in the Life

General School Mission

We believe that the early years of learning are the most valuable. We encourage each child to explore, experiment, and develop skills at his/her own pace.

Our commitment is to provide quality care and positive learning experience for the young children in a loving, fun, and nurturing environment.

Our services include infant-toddler, preschool and pre-K curriculum, skills development, unique music program, healthy and nutritious meals and snacks, and more.

A Typical Day

8:00 am - 8:20 am Morning greetings, free play

8:20 am - 8:50 am Transition to breakfast.

8:50 am - 9:50 am Morning circle, learning
activities, group and
individual projects

9:50 am - 10:05 am AM Snack

10:05 am - 12:00 pm Transition to outside
Outside time

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Transition to lunch.

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Nap time story,
transition to nap

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Nap time

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Waking up, free play

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm PM Snack

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Arts and crafts, music
and movement

5:00 pm - 5: 30 pm Free play, Pick up time

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on