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Meredith Drive Reformed Church

5128 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA 50310

(515) 276-4901


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The philosophy at Meredith Drive Preschool is to nourish the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual growth of each child in an enticing environment of self-discovery. We provide each child with many opportunities to feel successful and foster a love of learning.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Arrival time - check in and social time with friends.
Large group opening - teacher-directed time including weather, calendar, sharing, music, poems and theme content.
Small group time - a time to work on a project, work on skills and play in a small group setting.
Gym time - includes a variety of activities such as large motor equipment, ball skills, scooters, parachute, movement and group games.
Snack time - an important social time with snacks provided by the class.
Closing time - includes a story and wrap up of the day.
Excerpted from the preschool's website