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Mini-World Child Care Centers

151 East 3rd Street
Salem, VA 24153

Phone:
(540) 387-3225

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Mini-World is concerned with the development of the whole child: physically, mentally and emotionally. We feel that these years of life are the most important and formative.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"6:00am - 7:35am Children arriving, indoor supervised play.
7:35am - 7:45am Depart center for schools (East Salem Elem.,
South Salem Elem. & West Salem Elem.)
8:05am - 8:15am Departure, Salem City School Bus
(G.W. Carver Elem.)
2:15pm - 2:25pm Arrival, Ft. Lewis Elem.
2:35pm - 2:45pm Arrival; East Salem Elem., South Salem
Elem. & West Salem, Elem. Schools
2:45pm - 3:00pm Classroom, attendance
3:00pm - 3:15pm Cafeteria for snack
3:10pm - 3:20pm Arrival, G.W. Carver Elem., attendance,
cafeteria for snack
3:30pm - 4:30pm Home-Work room is available
3:30pm - 4:30pm Play-ground (weather permitting)
4:30pm - 5:30pm Class room free time (games, art, etc)
5:30pm - 6:00pm Clean-up room, prepare for pick-up,
6:00pm Mini-World Closes

6:00am - 7:35am Children arriving, indoor supervised play.
7:35am - 7:45am Depart center for schools (East Salem Elem.,
South Salem Elem. & West Salem Elem.)
8:05am - 8:15am Departure, Salem City School Bus
(G.W. Carver Elem.)
2:15pm - 2:25pm Arrival, Ft. Lewis Elem.
2:35pm - 2:45pm Arrival; East Salem Elem., South Salem
Elem. & West Salem, Elem. Schools
2:45pm - 3:05pm Attendance, rest rooms, water
3:05pm - 3:15pm Arrival, Salem City School Bus
(G.W. Carver Elem.)
3:05pm - 3:30pm Cafeteria for afternoon snack
3:30pm - 4:30pm Home-Work room is available
4:10pm - 4:15pm Walking children from A.L.M.S. arrive
3:30pm - 4:20pm Inside free play (games, art, video games)
4:20pm - 4:30pm Clean and pick-up room
4:30pm - 5:30pm Play-ground (weather permitting)
5:30pm - 6:00pm Inside, prepare for closing
6:00pm Mini-World Closes

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Excerpted from the preschool's website