Presentation on theme: "THE WONDER YEARS INC. OPEN HOUSE. PHILOSOPHY Our program aims to provide a premium service to children ages 2-5. A caring staff creates opportunities."— Presentation transcript:
THE WONDER YEARS INC. OPEN HOUSE
PHILOSOPHY Our program aims to provide a premium service to children ages 2-5. A caring staff creates opportunities for social, cognitive, mental, and physical growth. Children are encouraged to develop at their own pace by creating, exploring, and experimenting. We have been operating since 1989, and we are not affiliated with any religious organization.
DAILY SCHEDULE 7:00am – 9:00am child drop off 7:00am – 9:00am child drop off 9:00am – 12:00am 9:00am – 12:00am 2-3 year olds participate in circle time followed by half-hour rotational group activities (with a snack served at 10:00am) 2-3 year olds participate in circle time followed by half-hour rotational group activities (with a snack served at 10:00am) Math & Sciences Math & Sciences Music Music Art Art Building Blocks Building Blocks Indoor Gym Indoor Gym Free Play Free Play
DAILY SCHEDULE CONT. 4-5 year olds (pre-K group) do educational activities together as a large group (with a snack served at 10:00am) 4-5 year olds (pre-K group) do educational activities together as a large group (with a snack served at 10:00am) Calendar & Circle Time Calendar & Circle Time Learning by Doing Learning by Doing Books & Puzzle Time Books & Puzzle Time Arts & Crafts Arts & Crafts Social Interaction - Free Play Social Interaction - Free Play
DAILY SCHEDULE CONT. 12:00pm – 12:30pm 12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch is Served Lunch is Served Children bring their own lunches Children bring their own lunches Teachers can heat children’s lunches Teachers can heat children’s lunches 12:30pm – 1:00pm 12:30pm – 1:00pm Indoor / Outdoor Free Play (weather dependant) Indoor / Outdoor Free Play (weather dependant) 1:00pm – 3:00pm 1:00pm – 3:00pm Naptime (quiet time / rest) Naptime (quiet time / rest)
DAILY SCHEDULE CONT. 3:00pm 3:00pm Children are woken up and a light snack is served Children are woken up and a light snack is served 3:00pm – 6:00pm 3:00pm – 6:00pm Free Choice Activities Free Choice Activities Arts & Crafts / Indoor Activities / Enrichment Programs (languages & art) / Outdoor Play Arts & Crafts / Indoor Activities / Enrichment Programs (languages & art) / Outdoor Play 6:00pm 6:00pm School Closes (Children MUST be picked up by this time) School Closes (Children MUST be picked up by this time)
The artists show off their masterpieces.
Here are the kids working on another art project.
A fun morning memory game.
Here the children are learning by doing. (letters of the alphabet)
12:00pm Lunch Time
And then a short nap to regain spent energy.
Towers and Castles and Vehicles, OH MY! (creative construction in the building block room)
The kids have lots of fun in the outside structures and sandbox.
Extra-Curricular Activities The variety of these entertaining and educational enrichment programs, at no extra charge, is what makes our school special. These classes include: Languages Spanish (both locations) Chinese (Palo Alto only) * Many of our instructors are multilingual Music & Art Gymnastics & Stretching Computer Skills And more!
Andy the Guitar Player Sing Along With me now Children!
Gymnastics – Parachute Play
Gymnastics - Stretching
Fire Safety Education
Police Safety Education
JAN. Pretend trip to the snow FEB. Valentines month MARCH St. Patrick’s day Easter egg hunt Easter bunny visit APRIL National children’s month (weekly child-related themes) MAY Family month / picnic (learning about traditions) JUNE Graduation Exploring new topics (land before time / olympics / fantasy land) JULY Independence day (barbecue) Sesame Street Red White and Blue parade Puppets in nursery rhymes AUG. Hawaiian week End of summer carnival SEPT. Back to school acquaintances OCT. Halloween party / parade Pumpkin patch field trip NOV. Thanksgiving feast (parent participation) DEC. Christmas play / Chanukah & Kwanzaa celebration
Pumpkin Patch Field Trip
End of Summer Carnival
The Easter Bunny Visits
4 th of July Parade
Why Choose Us Exceptional and caring staff Small student to instructor ratio Very low staff turnover All students can participate in our educational enrichment programs free of charge Safe and kid-friendly first-class facilities Well rounded curriculum
San Carlos 2851 San Carlos Ave. San Carlos, CA
Palo Alto 991 Commercial Street Palo Alto, CA
Contact Information Phone Numbers San Carlos: (650) Palo Alto: (650) Business hours - 7:00am-6:00pm, Mon-Fri address Fax San Carlos : (650) Palo Alto: (650)