FAQ

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Q: Do you offer preschool?

A: Yes! Preschool is offered for children ages two through five.

 

Q: What hours are you open?

A: We are open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

Q: What does the daily routine look like?

A: Here is our typical schedule:

7:30 AM Arrival, greet children

7:45 AM Hand washing, prepare for breakfast

8:00 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM Free play – socializing, sharing, block building, dress up, drama, table top toys, etc.

9:15 AM Sharing and learning circle – stories, songs, music, and movement

9:30 AM Group activity – fine motor skills, cutting, coloring, glue, paint

10:00 AM Hand washing/morning snack

10:30 AM Outdoor play – gross motor skills, slides, climbing, bikes, sandbox, exploring nature

11:30 AM Prepare for lunch – Hand washing and toileting, books and puzzles

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Rest time – children sleep on individual mats and infants sleep in cribs

3:00 PM Free play

4:00 PM Hand washing/afternoon snack

4:15 PM Outdoor play

5:00 PM Dismissal

 

Q: Why should I choose an in home childcare provider over a day care center?

A: Growing Years Family Childcare provides a nurturing, homelike atmosphere. Children are in much smaller groups compared to large day care centers. This allows for more focus and one-on-one time with each child. Children are also able to socialize more with kids in different age groups, which is important for both to grow and learn.