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The Creative Learning Academy

778 Main Street (Rt. 38)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

Phone:
(978) 851-7800

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Creative Learning Academys (CLA) are small family owned centers where your child will have the opportunity to grow and flourish through a variety of developmentally appropriate activities.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"A.M.half fullday Preschool/Pre-k shededule
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