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Children's Garden Ctr

11920 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc, MI 48439-1402

Phone:
(810) 591-6083

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Learning is through directed and self-directed play. Play is the natural way a child learns. It is the way he learns to concentrate, to exercise his imagination, to try out ideas, to practice grownup behavior, to develop a sense of control over his world.
The focus of the Children's Garden is to provide care in a Creative Learning Center which will assist preschool and school-age youth in the development of the total child. Special attention will be placed on growth in physical, social, emotional and intellectual foundation. A progressive, continual curriculum will be followed in a safe, secure and stimulating environment filled with opportunities to explore and experience as a means of growth development.
This early childhood and extended day for school-age youth center will provide a consistent, healthy learning environment with sequential, creative educational experiences for children.
Goal

The projected outcome will be students who are more successful and productive because of the more stable educational experience.Grand Blanc Community Schools shall facilitate the need for a creative care and learning environment for preschool and school-age youth.

Objectives
To focus on the development of the total child in pre-primary education for physical, social, emotional and intellectual foundations.
To focus on the development of the total child in school-age enrichment education for physical, social, emotional and intellectual foundations.
To provide quality child care opportunities in a changing society as a viable support service for parents in a safe, secure, stimulating environment for youth.
To provide for school and community program linkages and early intervention to reduce the necessity for future special needs services. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"6:30-9:00am Latchkey-care for children before school. Elementary students are bused to school from Center. Latchkey is also available for pre-school age children needing care before 9:00am.
9:00-11:30am Child Development Flex Child Development Programs Half day Kindergarten Enrichment
11:30am-12:15pm Lunch (bring lunch, milk provided)
12:15-1:00pm Naps

1:00-3:30pm Child Development Flex Child Development Program Half day Kindergarten Enrichment
3:30-6:00pm Latchkey-care for children after school. Elementary students are bused to the Center from their schools.
6:00pm Center closes
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Excerpted from the preschool's website