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early childhood education

Day Care & Preschool Services

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Mission

Our Mission is to “Prepare Children For Kindergarten.” Small World Child Development Center is a community service. Your child’s happiness is our primary goal.


Day Care and Preschool

Small World offers both Day Care (5:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and Preschool (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) services year-round. Preschool is designed for 5 different age groups:

  • 6 Weeks to 18 months
  • 18 months to Age 3
  • 3 to 4 years old
  • 4 to 5 years old
  • 6 to 10 years old
  • *Small World accepts infants from 6 weeks old to children 10 years of age

Before & After School

Small World also offers a Before & After School Program with bus pick-up and drop-off. During the summer, the school-age children are refreshed and kept up on their reading and math skills, along with other subjects.

Small World provides age appropriate lessons on a daily basis. All lessons are based on The Preschool Standards that are set in the state of Ohio. We are licensed by ODJFS.


Curriculum


Cognitive
Development

  • Math – Numbers
  • Number Sense and Operations
  • Measurements
  • Geometry
  • Sorting and Patterns
  • Science – Earth & Space
  • Living Science / Living Senses

Social & Emotional Development

  • Social Studies – History / Remeber Past Events
  • Families / Traditions
  • Geography / Address/ Location
  • Economics / Sharing
  • Government / Following Rules
  • Solving Problems
  • Social Skills / Sharing / Making Predictions Including:
  • Daily Routines
  • Group Games
  • Play-Doh
  • Play Time & Puzzles
  • Circle Time with Calendar and Weather
  • Weekly Themes, Show-N-Tell and Book Time

Speech & Language Development

  • Language Arts – Phonemic Awareness
  • Letter & Word Recognition
  • Vocabulary
  • Concepts of Print
  • Understanding Stories
  • Writing Process and Communication Including:
  • Creative Thinking
  • Class Discussion
  • Name & Color Recognition and Story Creation
  • Music
  • Singing
  • Fingerplays
  • Crafts
  • Painting

Motor Skills

  • Coloring
  • Cutting
  • Stringing Beads
  • Zipping and Snapping
  • Running
  • Jumping
  • Hopping
  • Standing on one foot
  • Skipping
  • Galloping
  • Throwing and Catching a Ball