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Argyle Preschool (at Willow Creek Presbyterian)

7300 Belvidere Road (at Rt 173)
Caledonia, IL 61011

Phone:
(815) 885-3455

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

Arrival & Table Activities
Learning Centers
Individual Projects or Activities
Snack & Story
Large Motor Play
Group/Circle Time
Departure

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school