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Emilie Christian Day School & Summer Programs

7300 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055

Phone:
(215) 945-3131

Website:

If you are looking for a child care center in or near the Levittown area, we invite you to come and check out our school to see the classroom activity centers and meet our dedicated staff so you can determine the best preschool, Pre-K or private kindergarten for your child. We also offer Summer Camp for kids — ages 13 months through 4th grade – where there’s more outdoor fun, field trips and themed activities! We hope you’ll become a part of our learning community.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

The complex process of learning begins at birth and results from the interaction of a child’s own thinking and experiences. Maturity and emotional development are important contributing factors in learning because they provide a valuable framework which precedes learning. Children learn by: * hearing * seeing * moving * and touching With a foundation of security, love and encouragement, children will explore and learn to understand the exciting world around them.to learning here.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Each child is unique. A quality early childhood program recognizes the individual needs of children while providing an environment full of stimulating, as well as challenging materials and activities for all children. Our master teachers and skilled staff closely observe the children in how and what they understand and construct additional experiences and challenges to expand the child’s thinking even further.

A Typical Day

6:30 - 8:15 Children in the Gathering room
8:15 Go to classroom with teacher. Free choice
9:00 Circle time - includes singing, story time, calendar, weather, discussion
9:30 Snack and bathroom
10:00 Free play/art activity with small groups
11:00 Outside playtime or downstairs in playroom
11:30 Bathroom
11:45 Independent reading
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Rest time
2:30 Up and bathroom
2:45 Outside or Downstairs
3:15 Snack
3:30 Story time
3:45 Structured games and activities
4:30 Free choice
5:00 Move to the Gathering room
6:00 School closes "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year