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Middlebury Day Care Ministry

708 Wayne Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

(574) 825-9683


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

We believe children learn by doing. They learn through play, experimentation, exploration and testing. Learning should be a joyful, natural experience. Children are given many opportunities to learn through play.

A Typical Day

Three's Class
7-8 am Breakfast
8-9 am Centers
9 am Snack
9:30 am Chapel
9:45am-11:30 Outdoor, large motor, small and large groups
11:30am Lunch
12:30-2:30pm Rest
2:30-3 pm Wake up, Snack
3-5:30pmOutdoor, large motor, small and large groups


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school