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Wee Care JP

305 Lamartine Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Phone:
(617) 522-7901

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Wee Care JP is a distinctive educational experience that promotes cross-cultural understanding and partnerships between children, their working families and teachers of diverse racial and economic backgrounds and family configuration. We at Wee Care JP believe that children learn better in a safe, healthy, nurturing environment, one that invites trust and builds a sense of security and belonging.

Through the foundation of play, children are encouraged to develop their social, emotional, cognitive and physical skills. In an effort to promote growth, we strive to make a childâ??s life as rich as possible through our inclusive, multi-cultural and anti-bias curriculum, which stresses group learning, with an emphasis on individuality, exploration and problem solving. The classroom environment is set up to enhance a childâ??s self-esteem and build creativity. All of these special components combined with developmentally appropriate activities under the guidance of knowledgeable, compassionate, qualified, and supportive staff will provide your child with the perfect setting in which to learn and grow.

A Typical Day

PRESCHOOL ROOM
DAILY SCHEDULE




7:30-8:00 Meet in the Toddler Room
8:00-9:45 Outside (weather permitting) or Inside (projects, free play)
9:45-10:00 Transition into school
10:00-10:20 Circle (music, sharing, discussion)
10:20-10:30 Transition (bathroom)
10:30-10:40 Snack
10:40-11:20 Project, Free Play
11:20-11:30 Clean up/Transition
11:30-12:10 Outside
12:10-12:30 Transition inside (bathroom)/Story
12:30-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:15 Clean up (bathroom)
1:15-1:30 Quiet Reading
1:30-3:00 Rest Period
3:00-3:15 Wake up (bathroom)
3:15-3:30 Snack
3:30-3:45 Story
3:45-6:00 Outside (weather permitting) or Inside (projects, free play)

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

Parents are require to do at least 2 days of transition, before child can .