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Creative Learning Academy

778 Main St
Methuen, MA 01876

Phone:
(978) 851-7800

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our goal is to provide each student with fun and interesting material that will inspire and motivate them for future learning."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"A.M. Half and Full-Day Preschool / Pre-K Schedule

7:00 - 8:15
Good Morning Greetings, Breakfast, Free Choice, Open-Ended Play

8:15 - 8:30
Toileting / Hand Washing

8:30 -10:30 Curriculum Based Activities:
Hide and Tell Box, Calendar, Weather, Monthly Theme Skills,
Circle Time with Songs / Music / Instruments, Story Time with Puppets / Drama / Masks, Learning Stations with Sensory and Manipulatives, Art, Living Skills / computer skills

10:45 - 11:00 Cleanup
Toileting / Hand Washing / Snack

11:00 -12:00
Gross Motor Outdoor Play / Activities / Games (Weather Permitting or Indoor Play) (11:30 the Morning Preschoolers will be dismissed)

12:15 - 12:45
Hand Washing / Lunch

12:45 - 1:00
Toileting / Hand washing

1 :00 - 2:15
Quiet Time / Movie or Soft Music

2:15 - 2:30
Toileting / Hand Washing / Snack

2:30 - 3:30
Gross Motor Outdoor Play / Activities / Games (Weather Permitting or Indoor Play) (3:30 the Afternoon Preschoolers will be dismissed)

3:45 - 4:00
Hand Washing

4:00 - 4:30
Math / Science Activities

4:30 - Pickup
Free Choice / Open Ended Play until Pick up
P.M. Half-Day Preschool / Pre-K Schedule

12:30 - 2:30 Curriculum Based Activities
Hide and tell Box, Calendar, Weather, Monthly Theme Skills, Circle Time with Songs / Music / Instruments / Story Time with Puppets / Masks / Drama, Learning Stations with Sensory and Manipulatives, Art, Living Skills / Computer skills

Clean Up

2:45 - 3:00
Toileting / Hand Washing / Snack

3:00 - 3:30
Gross Motor Outdoor Play / Activities / Games (Weather Permitting or Indoor Play) (3:30 the Afternoon Preschoolers will be dismissed)
Toddler Schedule

7:00 – 8:30
Arrival/Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00
Free Play

9:00 – 9:40
Gross Motor / Outdoor Play (Weather permitting)

9:45 – 10:00
Snack Time

10:00 –10:15
Diaper change / Toilet

10:15 –10:40
Circle Time

10:45 –11:45
Cooperative Play / Art Project / Clean Up

11:45 –12:00
Diaper change / Toilet / Wash time for lunch

12:00 –12:45
Lunch

1:00 – 3:00
Nap time

3:00 – 3:15
Diaper change / Toilet / Wash time for snack

3:30 – 4:30
Gross Motor / Outdoor Play (Weather Permitting)

4:30 – 5:30
Free Play / Departure"
Excerpted from the preschool's website