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Welcome to Red Door – Preschoolers

The Child Development Lab (CDL) Preschool Full-Day Program:

  • Enrolls 20 children, ages two and a half to five years
  • Open 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Open 12 months a year
  • Classroom Phone: 573) 882-4754; Please call (573) 882-4318 for enrollment information
Enrollment is open to children in the community age 2½  to 5 years with the goal to have a well-rounded, diverse group of children representative of the population of Columbia.
Project Construct: This curriculum is derived from the belief that learning is a lifelong process in which learners construct knowledge through interactions with their physical and social environments.
Time: Activity:
7:30 am Arrival begins
7:40 to 8:40 am Playground
8:40 to 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 to 9:10 am Brain Smart Start and Opening Circle
9:10 to 9:30 am Shared Storybook Reading
9:30 to 10:40 am Learning Centers and P.A. Groups
10:40 to 11:00 am Cognitive Circle
11:00 to 12:00 pm Playground
12:00 to 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 to 1:00 pm Bathroom and books
1:00 to 3:00 pm Nap
3:00 to 3:30 pm Snack
3:10 to 4:30 pm Learning Centers and P.A. Groups
4:30 to 5:30 pm Playground

This schedule is flexible. If the weather is not safe we shorten outside time.