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Pee Wee Patch Child Development Center

1796 South Lapeer Road
Lake Orion, MI 48360

(248) 814-1010


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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our goal is to provide a quality environment for nurturing and facilitating the
growth and development of young children. We will achieve this through
ongoing training, education and experience of our early childhood team and
utilization of community resources.
We recognize that each child is a unique individual developing at their own
Pee Wee Patch is a play based program. Our philosophy is based on the
knowledge that children grow and develop when given opportunities to
explore, create and problem solve with materials that are appropriate for their
age and development.
We will provide opportunities for social, emotional, intellectual and physical
growth. The role of the teacher is to facilitate children's growth and
development by providing a curriculum that builds and constructs new
knowledge with a clear understanding of each child's current development.
We believe that the single greatest factor in the quality of care your child
receives a comprehensive collaboration between parents, teacher and the
Director. This requires a commitment from all parties to strong, consistent communication. Please take a few minutes each morning and afternoon to
exchange information with your child's teacher.
We accept our responsibility for your child's early education with great
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

9:00-9:15 Circle Time: Message
board, Calendar, Job assignments

9:20-9:30 Planning
9:35-10:10 Work time
10:15-10:25 Clean up/Recall time

10:30-10:50 Wash hands/Snack

10:55-11:15 Large group:
Music and Movement

11:20-11:35 Small group
11:40-12:15 Bathroom/Outside

12:15-12:30 Literacy: Letter of the week