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A Place For Kids

112 West 9th Avenue
Post Falls, ID 83854

(208) 457-0103

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Childern learn best thru play and with some teacher directed activities thrive.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • Pets for children to watch and care for
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
  • push and riding toys for little ones
Other subjects taught Sign laungage Spanish basics

From the Director:

Activities are set up for age and developmently appropriate areas for each age.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

With a caring, patient, and loving staff.....
Opportunities to learn through play....
A safe, clean and creative environment...
and a chance to interact and make
new friends...
We've created...
A Place For Kids

A Typical Day

We open at 6:00 AM
7:00 serve AM snack
7:30 divide up into our classrooms
8:00 potty and changes
9:00 serve breakfast
9:20 - 11:00 circle time, Art, Cooking, Center play, outside recess

11:00 - 12:00 serve lunch
12:00 - 2:30 quiet time
3:00 serve snack and day review
3:30 - 6:00 Recess and center activities

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up