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Teddy Bear Child Center & Pre-School

11 Middletown Lincroft Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738

Phone:
(732) 747-8583

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"At Teddy Bear Learning Center, we provide opportunities that encourage exploration and problem solving by expanding emotional, social, cognitive, and physical skills. We provide the foundation for future learning and achievement. Our goals include:
Allowing children to reach their highest potential
Building confidence and self-esteem
Developing a life-long love of learning
Respecting individuality
Providing a consistent atmosphere for physical and emotional well-being
Encouraging creativity and curiosity, and stimulating motivation
Securing a safe and beautiful environment "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Infant
Daily Schedule

Music
Body movement
Rest
Outside time
Feeding time
Diapering time
Cuddling time
Teacher / Infant interaction
(Language skills

Toddler I
Daily Schedule (Half-day)

Together time – music, movement, discussions
Table activities
Outside activities
Story / reading time
Diapering / toileting
Morning snack
Daily Schedule (Full-day)
Same as Half-day +
Lunch
Diapering / toileting
Rest nap
Diapering / toileting
Afternoon snack
Age-appropriate activities (puzzles, manipulatives, reading, music, movement)
Outside activities - individual and group activities
Small group and individual selections

Toddler II
Daily Schedule (Half-day)

Together time – music, movement, discussions
Table activities
Outside activities
Story / reading time
Diapering / toileting
Morning snack
Daily Schedule (Full-day)
Same as Half-day +
Lunch
Diapering / toileting
Rest nap
Diapering / toileting
Afternoon snack
Age-appropriate activities (puzzles, manipulatives, reading, music, movement)
Outside activities - individual and group activities
Small group and individual selections

Preschool
Daily Schedule (Half-day)

The Learning Circle (theme, discussions, language, music, movement)
Work stations (pre-math, pre-reading, pre-writing activities
Creative art / Computer time
Outside activities - individual and group activities
Toileting / Clean-up
Daily Schedule (Full-day)
Same as Half-day +
Lunch
Rest / nap
Toileting / Clean-up
Afternoon Snack
Self-selected learning activities
Outside activities - individual and group activities
End of the day Learning Circle

Pre-K & Kindergarten Enrichment
Daily Schedule (Half-day)

The Learning Circle (discussions, questions, ideas, and opening exercises)
Math / Computer
Outside activities
Art / Music
Morning Snack / Recess
Science / Social Studies / Health
Spanish
Story time / Reading
Daily Schedule (Full-day)
Same as Half-day +
Lunch
Rest - nap
Self-selected activities
Afternoon snack
Outside activities - individual and group activities
Computers / Reading / Manipulatives
End of day Learning Circle
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website