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Wildelake Childrens Nursery

10598 Marble Faun Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

(410) 997-4856


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our Philosophy
WLCN has at the core of its philosophy a conviction that play is fundamental to a child's educational experience. Our school's goal is to provide a setting where children are comfortable and happy and where their individual needs are met as fully as possible in all developmental areas. Social and emotional skills such as self-confidence, responsibility, sharing, self-expression, exploration, and many others are developed through a wide variety of free play experiences, teacher-directed activities, and the use of Wilde Lake's extensive collection of materials and equipment. Teachers meet the cognitive needs of each child through individual, small, and large group activities. Language arts, math and problem solving skills can be enhanced as children are free to pursue individual styles of learning at varied levels of development. Physical development is also important at our school. The teacher's selection of activities, materials and indoor and outdoor play help to accomplish this goal. Each child's progress in all areas is communicated to parents at regularly scheduled conferences, as well as on an informal basis.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

Each session is divided into circle time, free play time, snack time, and outdoor play time
Each session is divided into circle time, free play time, snack time, and outdoor play time.
The daily schedule is similar to the three-year-old program, (circle time, etc.) but the concepts are more sophisticated."
Excerpted from the preschool's website