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Riverview Children's Center

655 Sylvan Way
Verona, PA 15147

Phone:
(412) 828-2585

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"RCC is a non-profit educational institution whose purpose is to offer a nationally accredited, comprehensive, and innovative model of early childhood education, within a nurturing and creative setting that is responsive to the changing needs of children and their families.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"All-Day Preschool
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Arrival
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Free Play
9:00 - 9:20 a.m. Breakfast
9:20 - 9:45 a.m. Large Group Activities
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Outside Play
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Small Group
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Indoor Play
Recall/ Continuation
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Story
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Rest
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Quiet Play
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Snack
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Afternoon Circle
4:15 - 6:00 p.m. Outdoor/ Indoor Play
AM preschool
Open Circle (songs, weather, numbers, calendar, show & tell, sharing thoughts)
Small Group Activities
Individual Choices
Work Time (staff facilitates problem-solving/antidotes)
Clean-up
Recall - sharing projects and discussion
Snack time
Music/movement
Storytime
Indoor/outdoor play
Dismissal
Toddler
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Free Play
8:00 - 8:40 a.m. Directed Play
8:40 - 8:45 a.m. Morning Circle (theme)
8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Art activity/
Directed theme time/
Free play
11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Music
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Outside play
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. Story/ Review of theme
12 p.m. Lunch/ Rest preparation
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Rest
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Tabletop Activity
3:30 Snack
3:50 - 4:00 p.m. Closing Circle
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Free Play
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Outdoor/ Indoor
Activities
Pre-Kindergarten
7:00 - 8:40 a.m. Free Play
8:40 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Opening Exercises
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Large Group Activities
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Lesson
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Outside Play
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Small Group Activities
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Work Time
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Story
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Rest
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Wake-up and Free Play
3:50 - 4:10 p.m. Snack
4:10 - 4:30 p.m. Closing Exercises
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Outdoor/ Join Preschool
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Excerpted from the preschool's website