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A Great Start Preschool

5980 Wilmington Pike
Dayton, OH 45459

Phone:
(937) 312-1621

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

""At A Great Start Preschool, it is our primary goal and purpose to provide a Preschool environment in which teachers and students experience an enthusiasm for learning and accomplish successes. We promise to provide the children with ample opportunities to grow socially, physically, emotionally, intellectually, and creatively in our child centered environment.""
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Little Learners Program Daily Schedule
9:00-9:20 Free Exploration 12:00-12:20 Free Exploration
9:20-9:40 Project 12:20-12:30 Circle Time
9:40-10:00 Free Exploration 12:30-12:50 Project
10:00-10:20 Potty Time/Handwashing/Snack 12:50-1:15 Potty/Handwashing/Snack
10:20-10:45 Large Motor Activities 1:15-1:40 Large Motor Activities
10:45-10:55 Circle Time 1:40/2:05 Free Exploration
10:55-11:10 Free Exploration 2:05-2:10 Clean Up
11:10-11:20 Music and Movement 2:10-2:20 Music and Movement
11:20 Dismissal 2:20 Dismissal
Smart Start Program Daily Schedule
9:00/12:00 Arrival/Table Activities
9:15-9:30/12:15-12:30 Circle Time
9:30-10:00/12:30-1:00 Small Group Activities
10:00-10:25/1:00-1:25 Free Choice Time
10:25-10:40/1:25-1:40 Snack
10:40-10:55/1:40-1:55 Music and Movement
10:55-11:15/1:55-2:15 Large Motor (Playground or Hudson Hall)
11:15/2:15 Return to Rooms/Prepare for Dismissal
11:20/2:20 Dismissal
**MWF PM Smart Start: Large Motor 1:40-2:00; Music and Movement 2:00-2:15
Preschool Plus Program Daily Schedule
9:00/12:00 Arrival/Table Activities/Centers
9:15-9:30/12:15-12:30 Circle Time
9:30-10:00/12:30-1:00 Small Group Activities/Centers
10:00-10:25/1:00-1:25 Free Choice Time
10:25-10:40/1:25-1:40 Snack
10:40-11:00/1:40-2:00 Music and Movement
11:00-11:15/2:00-2:15 Large Motor Activities (Playground or Hudson Hall)
11:15/2:15 Return to Rooms/Prepare for Dismissal
11:20/2:20 Dismissal
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Excerpted from the preschool's website