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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Home Center

1855 South Lane Street (corner of Dearborn and 20th)
Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 328-5670

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

Children learn through play. Each classroom runs smoothly with active partner partnership with teaching staff. Creative Curriculum is followed with lesson planning weekly that reflects children's individual strengths as well as their interests.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Children learn through play. Sometimes the play is teacher directed and at other times child directed. Creative Curriculum is followed.
The teaching staff reflect the diverse cultures of the children in care.

A Typical Day

Please come for a tour and see the daily schedule for each classroom. Of course, our babies are on their own schedule for sleeping and being fed.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up