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St Francis Nursery School

315 Central Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355

(610) 644-8909


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The philosophy of our Pre-School Program is that children learn through Play using a hands-on approach that integrates all areas of development - SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL, PHYSICAL, LANGUAGE ARTS, CREATIVE ARTS, MATH AND SCIENCE. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"daily schedule:
9:15 AM - Arrival and Free Choice Activities: - Materials and Activities that enhance the Children's Skills in Art, Mathematics, Science, Creative Development and Language Arts

9:40 AM - Clean-Up

9:45 AM - General Opening Activities: - Greeting Song and Flag Salute,Attendance (Mathematics), Calendar and Weather

10:00 AM - Circle Time Activities: Finger Plays, News and Discussion, and Planning for an Activity Involving Art and Science or Mathematics

10:15 AM - Bathroom and Snack

10:30 AM - Physical Movement: - Gym or Outdoors Activities

10:50 AM - Story Time

11:00 AM - Art / Craft Activity

11:25 AM - Music and Creative Movement

11:40 AM -Prepare for Dismissal

11:45 AM -Dismissal
Excerpted from the preschool's website