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Childrens School

173 Patchen Road
South Burlington, VT 05403

(802) 862-2772


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Children's School strives to create a preschool based on play, nurturing care and respect for all people. In this atmosphere children are supported in their endeavors to pose questions, seek solutions, develop friendships and explore their creative and intellectual abilities.

Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"A Typical Daily Schedule:
8:15 Early Morning Drop-off (optional)
9:00 Children Arrive
9:15 Outdoor Play or Centers
9:45 Sharing Meeting
10:00 Snack
10:10 Quiet Reading
10:20 Story
10:30 Free Choice and Project Activities
11:10 Clean Up
11:15 Music and Movement
11:30 Outdoor Play
12:00 Pick Up from Morning Program
12:05 Story and "Lunch & Play"
1:00 Pick Up from "Lunch & Play"
1:15 Story
1:30 Rest
2:30 Afternoon Snack
2:40 Free Choice and Project Activities
3:10 Clean Up
3:15 Outdoor Play
4:00 Pick-up from Extended Program
Excerpted from the preschool's website