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Children's Village/mansfield

21 Francis Ave
Mansfield, MA 02048-3506

(508) 339-2328


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The goal of The Children's Village is to produce happy, intelligent, well-adjusted children. Here you will find a nurturing, educational environment for children of ages 4 weeks to 5 years. Classes include Infant, toddler, and preschool.

The Children's Village at Mansfield recognizes that each child has unique talents, learning styles and personalities. Our highly-qualified teachers and staff are committed to working within each child's comfort zone to ensure optimal social, emotional and educational results.

A Typical Day

7:00 Arrival, free play, breakfast
9:00 Diaper changes, toileting, wash up for snack
9:30 Snack
10:00 Circle time (stories, songs, etc.)
10:15 Outdoor play (indoor play in inclement weather)
11:00 Learning center activities (art, dramatic play, water table, blocks etc.)
11:45 Diaper changes, clean up and prepare for lunch
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Nap
2:00 Quiet activities (stories, puzzles, play dough etc)
2:30 Wake up from nap, diaper changes, bathroom, wash hands
2:45 Snack
3:00 Outdoor play (indoor play in inclement weather)
3:30 Indoor play
4:00 Diaper changes, bathroom, indoor play

Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year