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Pella Community Day Care Center - Day Care Center

215 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Phone:
(641) 628-4845

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Pella Community Day Care Center will provide quality childcare and maintain high standards for the child, the parent or guardian, the staff, and the community in a developmentally appropriate learning environment.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"General Program Schedule
8:00a.m. - 8:50a.m. Free play
8:50a.m. - 9:00a.m. Clean-up
9:00a.m. - 9:20a.m. Group Time (stories, finger plays, songs, calendar etc.)
9:20a.m. - 9:30a.m. Snack time
9:30a.m. - 9:50a.m. Craft Time
9:50a.m. - 10:50a.m. Clean up then outside or basement recreation
10:50a.m. -11:20a.m. Group time (stories, finger plays, songs, video's etc.)
11:20a.m. -12:00p.m. Clean up and lunch
12:00p.m. -12:30p.m. Clean up, get ready for rest time
12:30p.m. -2:30p.m. Rest Time
2:30p.m. - 3:00p.m. Wake up/snack
3:00p.m.- pick-up Recreation time-outside (if weather permits) and child selected activities (during winter months art activities may be added)
TODDLER ROOM DAILY SCHEDULE
6:00 7:30 GOOD MORNING! Children Arriving
7:00 8:00 BREAKFAST
8:00 8:30 Free Play
8:30 9:30 Basement Time
9:30 9:45 MORNING SNACK
9:45 10:00 Change Diapers
10:00 10:30 Craft (Mondays-Movie Day)
10:30 11:00 Outside/Free Play
11:00 11:15 Wash hands/TableTime/Storytime/Fingerplays
11:15 11:45 LUNCH
11:45 2:30 Change Diapers/Quiet Time/Naps/Lullabies
2:30 2:45 Change Diapers
2:45 3:00 AFTERNOON SNACK
3:00 4:15 Basement Time/Outside Play
4:15 4:45 Change Diapers/Wash Hands & Faces
4:45 6:00 GOOD EVENING! Children Leaving
2/3 YEAR OLD ROOM DAILY SCHEDULE
6:00 8:00 GOOD MORNING! Children Arriving
7:00 8:15 BREAKFAST
8:00 8:30 Check/Change Diapers/POTTY TIME
8:15 9:00 Outside Play/Possible Walks/Free Play
9:05 9:20 Circle time/Read Books/Months/Day/Weather
9:20 9:35 Wash Hands/MORNING SNACK
Potty Time
9:30 10:00 Basement time (inclimate weather)
9:40 10:00 Craft Time
10:00 10:30 Outside Play/Learning Centers
10:30 10:45 Check/Change Diapers/POTTY TIME
10:45 10:55 Wash hands
10:55 11:15 Books on Tape M/W Dance TU/FRI Movie TH
11:15 11:45 LUNCH
Potty Time
12:00 2:30 Naps/Quiet Time/Quiet Music
2:30 2:45 Change Diapers/Potty Time
2:45 3:00 AFTERNOON SNACK
Potty Time
3:00 4:00 Outside Play/Free Time
3:30 4:00 Basement Time (Inclimate weather)
4:00 4:20 Afternoon Craft Time
4:30 4:45 Change Diapers/POTTY TIME
Wash Hands & Faces
5:00 5:30 Learning Centers/Puzzles
4:00 6:00 GOOD EVENING! Children Leaving
A Day With the 3's & 4's
6:00-7:00 Early Arrivers
7:00-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-9:00 Center Time
9:00-9:30 Story Time/Song/Jobs/Calendar
9:30-9:50 Snack
9:50-10:30 Teacher Directed Centers & Craft
10:30-11:00 Outside
11:00-11:45 Lunchtime
11:45-12:00 Classic Storytime/Nap Prep
12:00-2:30 Quiet Time/Naptime
2:30-2:45 Wake Up Time
2:45-3:00 Music
3:00-3:20 Snack
3:20-4:00 Centers/Craft
4:00-5:00 Outside/Downstairs
5:00-6:00 Free Play/Clean Up"
Excerpted from the preschool's website