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J J Academy

55 Wyona Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10314

(718) 698-0280


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"J & J Academy Preschool offers an academic curriculum within a flexible framework in which social development and educational skills are learned. Our school strives to provide a simulating and secure environment where children enjoy learning and take pride in their accomplishments. The goal of our school is to make learning an exciting and rewarding experience while instilling
in the children basic skills and values. J & J Academy strives to make the nursery school experience a happy time filled with adventure, discovery and growth."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Welcoming/ Breakfast Greet families and children/ serve breakfast
Circle Time Calendar, weather time, mind speaking 8:30-8:45am
Art Time Coloring, play dough, crafts, block play 8:45-9:30am
Snacks Serve nutritious snack 9:30-10:00am
Learning Time Science, color, shapes, numbers 10:00-10:30am
Outside play Outdoor free play 10:30-11:15am
Lunch Children help prepare, then eat lunch 11:15-12:00pm
Nap time Children wash up and take a nap 12:00-2:300pm
Outside play Outdoor free play 2:30-3:00pm
Snack Time Serve nutritious snack 3:00-3:30pm
Dramatic play Assigned children perform puppet show to the
class 3:30-4:00pm
Story Time Read children books or tell stories 4:00-5:30pm
Free Play Children play independently 5:30-6:15pm
Clean up time Children clean up and get ready to go home 6:15-7:00pm"
Excerpted from the preschool's website