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Raggedy Ann Nursery School

210 Metacom Avenue
Warren, RI 02885

Phone:
(401) 247-2087

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"At Raggedy Ann Nursery School, we are committed to providing a comfortable, nurturing, caring place in which children can develop and grow. Children need a warm caring atmostphere, providing comfort, friendship, and encouragement. It is very important to us to help build a child's self-esteem.
Our structured learning environment encourages postitive behavior by establishing acceptable guidelines. We try to minimize frustration and encourage a positive attitude, fostering a sense of accomplishment and success."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Morning Session Schedule

9:00-9:20 Free Play:
-table toys, drawing, playdough, blacks, dramatic play, books and conversation

9:20-9:30 Personal Hygiene:
-clean up, wash hands, get ready for snack

9:30-9:45 Snack Time

9:45-10:00 Group Time (circle time):
-open exercises;
*calendar, weather, morning songs, number and letter of the week
-coordinating daily activities;
*Teacher explains to children which areas are open and which special projects they will work on

10:00-10:15 Stories / Fingerplays / Poems / Nursery Rhymes

10:15-11:00 Activity Time:
-children work at various activities, developing thier skills in;
*language arts
*mathematics
*creative expression
*art
*science
*music
*social interaction

11:00-11:20 Music / Cricle Games / Movement

11:20-11:50 Outdoor Play:
-gross motor experiences;
*climbing, running, sand box play, etc.

11:50-12:00 Dismissal

Afternoon Session Schedule

12:30-12:50 Free Play:
-table toys, drawing, playdough, blacks, dramatic play, books and conversation

12:50-1:00 Personal Hygiene:
-clean up, wash hands, get ready for snack

1:00-1:15 Snack Time

1:15-1:30 Group Time (circle time):
-open exercises;
*calendar, weather, morning songs, number and letter of the week
-coordinating daily activities;
*Teacher explains to children which areas are open and which special projects they will work on

1:30-1:45 Stories / Fingerplays / Poems / Nursery Rhymes

1:45-2:30 Activity Time:
-children work at various activities, developing thier skills in;
*language arts
*mathematics
*creative expression
*art
*science
*music
*social interaction

2:30-2:50 Music / Cricle Games / Movement

2:50-3:20 Outdoor Play:
-gross motor experiences;
*climbing, running, sand box play, etc.

3:20-3:30 Dismissal
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website