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Learning Ladder Early Childhood Center

2121 North Euclid Avenue
Princeton, IL 61356

Phone:
(815) 876-3205

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Center serves as a lab school to IVCC Early Childhood Education students for course observations, field experiences and student teaching experiences. The Center is committed to provide a quality educational setting for families and children, based on current theory regarding best educational practices for the growing and developing minds and bodies of young children.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:30 Children begin to arrive and engage in self-directed center work and/or project work
8:45 Children have snack and are then free to play outdoors
10:00 Group Time
10:00-11:30 Choice Time-- self-directed play in learning centers and/or project work
11:40 Group Time
11:50 Lunch, tooth brushing, outdoor play
1:00 Rest time-- quiet activities are available for those children who do not sleep
3:00 Snack
3:20 Self-directed play in learning centers and/or project work
5:30 Closing
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Excerpted from the preschool's website