Back to Hinsdale Preschools

Zion Lutheran Early Childhood

204 S Grant St
Hinsdale, IL 60521-4094

Phone:
(630) 323-0065

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Your little one is a child of God, uniquely gifted and unconditionally loved. Our goal at Zion is to nurture and support your child's development (intellectual, emotional, social, physical and spiritual) in an atmosphere of love and joy. Our role as Christian educators is to support your family; working together is important to your child's educational success.
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"day care schedule
breakfast, gross motor, learning centers, snack, small group, religion, lunch, quiet time/sleep, enrichment afternoons and late afternoon activities.
2 ½ year old program Schedule
9:15am Gross Motor
9:45am Wash Hands/Bathroom Break
9:55am Snack
10:10am Free Choice
11:00am Jesus Time, Music and Story
11:15am Dismissal
* Children attending the short full day eat lunch from 11:15-12:00 and have quiet time from 12:00-1:00.

3 year old program Schedule
8:45am Wash Hands
Welcome
8:55am Planning/Free Choice
9:30am Clean-up Time/Reflection
9:45am Wash Hands/Snack
10:00am Jesus Time
10:15am Gross Motor
10:40am Wash Hands
Small Groups
10:55am Music/Story
11:15am Dismissal
* Children attending the short full day eat lunch from 11:15-12:00 and have quiet time from 12:00-1:00.

4 year old program Schedule
8:45am Gross Motor
9:10am Wash Hands/Bathroom Break
9:20am Jesus Time/Morning Meeting
9:35am Planned Free Choice
10:15am Reflection
10:40am Small Group Time
10:55am Music/Story
Goodbye
11:15am Dismissal
* Children attending the short full day eat lunch from 11:15-12:00 and have quiet time from 12:00-1:00.

Full Day Care program Schedule
7:00am Breakfast and arrival
8:00am Gross Motor
8:35am Bathroom Break, Wash Hands
Group Time
8:45am Jesus Time/Morning Meeting
9:05am Planned Free Choice
9:50am Clean-up Time
9:55am Wash Hands/Snack
10:15am Story/Music
10:30am Small Groups
10:45am Gross Motor
11:10 Wash Hands
11:15am Lunch
12noon Nap Time
1:00am Enrichment afternoon
3:30pm Gross Motor
4:00pm Free Choice
4:45pm Wash Hands/Snack
5:00pm Small Groups
5:30pm Story/Music
Pick-up/Dismissal
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website