Schedule

DDELC is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Both full-time and part-time care is available. All meals and snacks are included in the tuition fees and are prepared daily by the childcare provider. Meals are cooked fresh daily, are healthy and mostly organic.

Other Activities

  • Activities we offer to the children on a weekly or monthly basis:
  • Music and Movement
  • Painting
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Play dough and clay
  • Making bagged lunches for the local homeless shelter
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Monthly field trips for a picnic in the park (Permission slip required and parent volunteers welcome)
  • Water play
  • Sand play
  • Sensory bins
  • Neighborhood walks (Permission slip required and offered to infants and toddler in strollers only)

Daily Activity Schedule

7:30-8:30 Morning drop off and settle in for the day

8:30-9:00 Morning Gathering (circle time with singing and welcome song)

9:00-10:00 Outside playtime

10:00-10:30 Morning snack time, washing hands and bathroom break

10:30-11:00 Inside playtime and teacher directed activity (art, music, sensory bin etc.)

11:00-1:00 Rest time

1:00-1:30 Lunchtime

1:30-2:30 Outside playtime

2:30-3:30 Inside playtime and free exploration

3:30-4:00 Afternoon snack

4:00-5:00 Inside free play time

5:00-6:00 Books/Quiet Activities and pick up time

7:30-8:30 Morning drop off and settle in for the day

8:30-9:00 Morning Gathering (Circle time, review shapes, colors, letter and counting, read a story)

9:00-9:30 Morning snack time, washing hands and bathroom break

9:30-10:30 Teacher initiated indoor activity

10:30-11:45 Outside playtime (Outdoor opportunities include art, sensory bins, water play, gardening, tricycle riding, sand play etc.)

11:45-12:00 Clean up, wash hands and reenter classroom

12:00-12:30 Lunchtime

12:30-1:00 Clean up, bathroom break, get ready for rest time

1:00-3:00 Rest time

3:00-4:00 Outside playtime

4:00-4:30 Afternoon snack

4:30-5:00 Inside play time

5:00-6:00 Books/Quiet Activities and pick up time

7:30-8:30 Morning drop off and settle in for the day

8:30-9:00 Morning Gathering (Circle time, review shapes, colors, letter and counting, read a story)

9:00-9:30 Morning snack time, washing hands and bathroom break

9:30-10:30 Teacher initiated indoor activity

10:30-11:45 Outside playtime (Outdoor opportunities include art, sensory bins, water play, gardening, tricycle riding, sand play etc.)

11:45-12:00 Clean up, wash hands and reenter classroom

12:00-12:30 Lunchtime

12:30-1:00 Clean up, bathroom break, get ready for rest time

1:00-3:00 Rest time

3:00-4:00 Outside playtime

4:00-4:30 Afternoon snack

4:30-5:00 Inside play time

5:00-6:00 Books/Quiet Activities and pick up time