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Northwest Children's Pre-schl

3833 168th St Ne
Arlington, WA 98223-8428

(360) 653-4550


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

"Circle Time: Musical activities with singing, records, and band instruments; creative dramatic skits, pantomimes, finger plays, and flannel board stories; group games, fun learning activities involving pre-reading and pre-math skills, alphabet puppets, counting, weather, calender, and phonics activities.
Learning Center & Art Time: Children choose from three to four different art projects and/or play and learn at the different Learning Centers set up in the room: Science Center, Library Center, Dress-Up/Kitchen Center, Puppet Center, Math Center, Lego Center, Block Center, Puzzle Center, Special Theme Centers, Easel Paint Center, Art Center, Writing Center, and an Alphabet Center.
Theme Discussion: Some theme examples throughout the year include: Special Me, Safety, To Your Health, Fall Harvest, Changing Colors, Spiders and Bats (Halloween), This Land is Your Land (Thanksgiving), Holidays Around the World, Winter Wonderland, Rainbows and Weather, Teddy Bear Picnic, Community Helpers, Transportation, Dinosaurs, Space, Nursery Rhymes, Zoo and Baby Animals, Spring Gardening, Birds, Pancake Day, Western Days, Marine Sea Life, Frogs, Bees and Butterflies, Recycling, Skill Reviews.
Outside Play
Good-byes and Announcements: \"Special Helper\", Sharing and Story Time. Every day the teachers greet parents by telling them exactly what their children did that day."
Excerpted from the preschool's website