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Hawkeye Child Development Center

1501 East Orange Rd Pobox 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704

(319) 296-2320


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Child Development Center offers Hawkeye students and staff a safe, healthy, and caring environment with educational experiences for their children.
The center provides a variety of individual and group activities to stimulate social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development while guiding the children to self direction, independence, and self control. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Daily Schedule
7:30-8:30 Free Play Time
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Center Time
9:30-10:45 Small Group Learning
10:45-11:15 Group Time
11:15-11:45 Exercise/Music Time
11:45-12:00 Story/Nutrition Time
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-12:45 Brushing Teeth
12:45-1:15 Exercise Time
1:15-1:30 Preparing For Nap
1:30-3:00 Nap Time
3:00-3:45 Wake Up/Centers/Snack Time
3:45-5:00 Exercise Time and Free Play Time

Excerpted from the preschool's website