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Second Baptist Child Dev Ctr

3111 E Battlefield St
Springfield, MO 65804-4019

(417) 887-3111


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"It is our desire to teach each objective in a fun, interesting, imaginative manner that evokes a hunger to learn and achieve desired behaviors and responses, and to create an environment of fairness, friendship, and trust between peers, and feelings of love and respect between teacher and student."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

A time for art, dramatic play, writing, reading, puzzles, math, nature, science and blocks.
Large Group Activities:
Teacher directed lessons, listening to stories, conversation, sharing and singing.
Table Time:
Projects which promote learning to listen, following directions, writing skills, math skills and enhance small motor skills.
One day per week children will attend music class to sing songs and learn basic rhythms and notes.
Snack Time:
Each day, one child brings snacks for the entire class. This child is the leader / helper for the day.
Rest or Quiet Time:
This is a short time designed for two and three year old classes.
Active Play:
Time for coordination and large muscle development.
Field Trips:
Scheduled field trips for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes."
Excerpted from the preschool's website