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Heartland Child Development

633 Willow Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51501-4242

Phone:
(712) 256-1877

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We strive to prepare children for the kindergarten experience by focusing on name recognition, name writing, small motor development (cutting, tracing, writing, etc.), shapes, colors, counting, letter
umber recognition, language development, listening/following directions, sharing/taking turns, and self-help skills"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:00 - 8:45 Student Drop Off Free Play

8:45 - 9:15 A.M. Snack Spanish Lessons

9:15 - 11:30 Preschool Classes
Classroom Centers: Dramatic Play, Art/Activity, Manipulatives, Blocks, Computer, Carpet Activities, Writing, Large Motor Activities

Group Time: Calendar Math, Pledge of Allegiance, Children's Literature, Music, Theme Discussion, Letter of the Week, Show & Tell

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 2:30 Nap / Quiet Time

2:30 - 3:00 Tidy Nap Room & P.M. Snack

3:00 - 4:00 Classroom Centers (see above) & Bathroom Break

4:00 - 5:00 Outdoor Play (weather permitting) or Large Motor Activity Centers

5:00 - 6:00 Student Pick Up Free Play
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website