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nellie home day care

922 n ridgeway
Chicago, IL 60651

Phone:
(773) 782-8281

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       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
  • games
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

A place parent can trust, a nurturing enviroment.

A Typical Day

6:00 - 7:00 am arrival/ free play
7:00 - 8:00 am breakfast \ setting table
8:00 - 9:oo am circle time[ read, sing, weather, etc
9:00 - 9:30 wash hand and snack time
9:30 - 10:30 outdoor play\ free play\ music
10:30-11:00 art and craft
11:00-12:00 lunch

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

OPEN POLICIE, PARENTS ARE WELCOME ANYTIME

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Home visits by teachers