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Hickory Tree School

21720 Madrona Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503

Phone:
(310) 533-4830

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our school program provides:

...a nurturing environment which stimulates a child's natural interest and curiosity.

...positive successful experiences which foster a healthy self-image.

...an atmosphere of freedom and flexibility where each child can choose, experiment, explore and initiate discoveries.

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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"9:00 - 9:20 a.m. First Handout
9:35 - 9:45 a.m. Snack Time
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Outside Play
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Finish Up In Circle Time
10:45 - 10:55 a.m. Second Handout
10:55 - 11:15 a.m. Art
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Inside Free Play
11:30 a.m. Wash Hands
11:35 a.m. Story Time
11:40 - 12:15 a.m. Lunch Time
12:15 - 12:30 a.m. Story Time
12:30 - 2:30 a.m. Nap Time
2:30 - 2:55 p.m. Third Handout
2:55 - 3:10 p.m. Snack Time
3:10 - 3:30 p.m. Inside Free Play
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Outside Play
4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Snack Time
4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Inside Free Play (color, trace, puzzles, blocks)
5:00 - 5:15 p.m. Group Coloring
5:15 - 5:30 p.m. Singing and Dancing
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Stories, Games, Flannel Board Stories
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Volunteer in the classroom