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Fifth Avenue Baptist Church Child Care Center

1135 Fifth Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701

Phone:
(304) 523-0115

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The mission of FAB Care is to minister to the people of the Huntington metropolitan area by providing a high quality, developmentally appropriate weekday program in a Christian atmosphere. The program shall address the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of children and families.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Infants
6:30- 8 arrival
8-9 feeding on child's schedule
9-11 diapering on child's schedule
11-1 napping on child's schedule
1-3 playtime on child's schedule
3-5:30 departure
Younger Toddlers
6:30-8:30 Free Play
8:30-9:15 Breakfast & Diaper Change
9:15-9:30 Music/Storytime
9:30-10:00 Art
10:00-10:45 Gym
10:45-11:00 Handwashing/Bibs
11:00-11:45 Lunch/ Clean-up
11:45-12:15 Outside
12:15-12:30 Diaper Change/ Nap preparation
12:30-3:00 Rest time with music
3:00-3:30 Snack/ Diaper change
3:30-4:15 Gym or room activities
4:15-5:30 Outside or room activities
Older Toddler
6:30-8:30 Free play
8:30-9:00 Morning snack
9:00-9:15 Diaper change
9:15-10:00 Gym or outside play
10:00-10:45 Stories, song, art
10:45-11:00 Check diapers, wash hands
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-12:30 Free play outside or inside
12:30-12:45 Change diapers, story
12:45-2:45 Naptime
2:45-3:00 Change diapers
3:00-3:30 Snack
3:30-5:30 Outside play or gym time
Younger Two Year Olds
6:30-8:20 Free play in room or outside
8:20-9:00 Wash hands, breakfast time
9:00-9:15 Diapering & potty time
9:15-9:30 Group time
9:30-10:00 Gym time
10:00-10:30 Art and center time
10:30-11:00 Story time, wash hands
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-11:45 Diaper & potty time
11:45-12:30 Playtime outside or in gym
12:30-1:00 Song and story time
1:00-3:00 Nap time
3:00-3:30 Diaper & potty time, snack time
3:30-5:30 Free play
Older Two Year Olds
6:30-8:30 Free play as children arrive
8:30-9:00 Breakfast snack
9:00-9:30 Group time
9:30-10:00 Outdoor play or gym
10:00-10:30 Art work/ center time/ craft time
10:30-10:45 Clean up room, potty, wash hands
10:45-11:00 Circle time
11:00-11:30 Lunch time
11:30-12:15 Outside play or gym/ classroom play
12:15-12:30 Prepare for naptime
12:30-2:30 Nap time
2:30-3:00 Snack time
3:00-5:30 Outdoor play/ gym time/ classroom time
Three Year Olds
6:30 Center Opens
6:30 - 8:30 Free Play or Outside (Weather Permitting)
8:30 - 9 Breakfast / Limited Free Play
9 - 9:20 Helper Chart / Calendar
9:30 - 10:10 Centers Open / Some Teacher Directed Activities
10:10 - 10:30 Circle Time
10:30 - 11:15 Outside or Gym Time
11:15 - 11:30 Wash-up
11:30 - 12:10 Lunch Time
12:15 - 12:30 Clean-up / Limited Free Play
12:30 - 12:45 Music Time
12:45 - 1 Bathroom / Nap Prep.
1- 3 Rest Time
3 - 3:10 Bathroom
3:10 - 3:30 Snack Time
3:45 - 5:30 Gym / Outside Playground / Play in Room
Younger Four Year Olds
6:30 Center Opens
6:30 - 8:30 Free Play or Playground (Weather Permitting)
8:30 - 9 Breakfast
9 - 9:30 Calendar / Helper Chart / Weather
9:30 - 10 Learning Centers
10 - 10:30 Gym / Outside (Large Motor Activities)
10:30 - 11 Continue Centers & Clean-up for Lunch
11-11:30 Story Time (Children Wash Hands for Lunch)
11:30 - 12:15 Lunch Time
12:15 - 12:45 Gym / Outside / Music (Movement)
12:45 - 1 Nap Prep.
1 - 2:45 Nap Time
2:45 - 3 Wake-up
3 - 3:30 Snack Time
3:30 - 4 Free Play or Outside
4 - 5:30 Outside or Gym
Older Four Year Olds
6:30 Center Open
6:30 - 8:30 Free Play Inside or Outside (Weather Permitting)
8 - 8:30 Carpet Toys or Playground
8:30 - 8:45 Breakfast
8:45 - 9 Helper Chart / Calendar / Pledge
9 - 9:30 Concrete Playground / Gym
9:30 - 10 Group Time
10 -11:20 Art / Learning Centers
11:20 - 11:30 Bathroom Break
11:30 - 12 Lunch
12 - 12:45 Grassy Playground
12:45 - 1 Bathroom / Nap Prep.
1 - 1:15 Story Time / Poems
1:15 - 3 Nap Time
3 - 3:15 Bathroom Break
3:15 - 3:30 Snack
3:30 - 5:30 Gym / Playground / Classroom
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Excerpted from the preschool's website