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An Enriching Environment to Help With Child Development

We take care of little ones from six weeks old through fifth grade. Our child care program gives your child/ren the skills they need to succeed throughout their educational life. Wee Pals is Parent Aware rated and follows a strict curriculum designed to meet the best practices for education. We love and nurture your little ones while you are gone, but never take your place.

What Your Little One Will Get With Us

Dramatic play to develop imagination
Strengthening fine and gross motor skills
Literacy and language development
Movement and dance to develop music appreciation
Art area to develop creativity
SMART Activity to stimulate brain development
A caring environment where your child will also learn about God
An environment where learning is fun
Field trips
Imagination week once a year
Teeth brushing once a day
Family style meals
Teddy Bear Corner 1
(Infants: 6 weeks to 16 months)
Goals:

– Build love and trust with caregiver
– Communicate using baby sign language
– Tummy Time
– Singing
– Reading
– Exploring
– Creeping
– Develop fine motor skills and interact with other babies

Teddy Bear Corner 2

(Infants: 6 weeks to 16 months)
Goals:

– Build trust and love with caregiver
– Explore, using all five of the senses
– Communicate using baby sign language
– Develop fine motor skills and interact with other babies
– Crawling, standing, walking, climbing, singing, dancing, clapping, laughing, exploring

Yellow Room
(Infants: 16 weeks to 24 months)
Goals:

– Build trust and love with caregiver
– Learn to play socially
– Learn movement and exploration
– Begin to toilet train

A Day in the Yellow Room
6:30 Free Play
7:30 Breakfast (in Room)
8:00 Clean up/Free play/bathroom
9:00 Group time/transition song/Get ready for outside fun time.
9:10 Walk/Squishy room/Playground/Large Muscle Play
10:15 Fun with Art 10:30 Free Play/Bathroom
11:15 Lunch
11:45 Clean up/ wash
12:00 Nap time (children not sleeping have quiet time at table or go to squishy room)
2:30 Snack time
3:00 Clean up/Free Play
3:30 Free Play/bathroom
4:00 Squishy room/outside
5:00 to close Free Play/ Walk
Green Room

(Early Preschool: 24 months- 38 months) Goals:

– Build trust and love with caregiver
– Learn to make activity choices and gain independence
– Participate in art, drama, music, dance, and movement; stimulate creative expression
– Learn colors, shapes, numbers, and phonics
– Communicate using baby sign language
– Develop fine motor skills and interact with other children

A Day in the Green Room
8:00-8:15 Bathroom
8:15-8:30 Group Time
8:30-8:45 Brush Teeth
8:45-9:45 Free Play/Art/Bathroom
9:45-10:00 AM Snack
10:00-11:00 Large Motor
11:00-11:15 Bathroom
11:15-11:45 Lunch
11:45-2:00 Nap
2:00-2:15 Bathroom
2:15-2:30 PM Snack
2:30-5:30 Free Play/Bathroom
Rainbow Room 1
(Preschool Program: 38 months-48 months) Goals:
– Build love and trust for caregiver
– Make activity choices and gain independence
– Stimulate creative expression through drama, dance, art, and movement
– Continue to develop school readiness skills and especially social skills
A Day in the Rainbow Room
6:30-7:30 Free Play
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-8:10 Bathroom
8:10-8:25 Books & Puzzles
8:25-8:30 Brush Teeth
8:30-11:00 Preschool
8:30-8:35 SMART Warm Up
8:35-8:45 Circle Time
8:45-9:45 Art Centers
9:45-10:00 Snack
10:00-10:30 SMART Course
10:30-11:00 Outside Time
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-11:45 Bathroom
11:45-2:00 Nap/Awake Room
2:00-2:30 Bathroom/Snack
2:30-5:30 Outside/Free Play
Rainbow Room 2
(Kindergarten Readiness Program: 48 months-kindergarten)
Goals:
– Build love and trust for caregiver
– Make activity choices and gain independence
– Stimulate creative expression through drama, dance, art, and movement
– Continue to develop school readiness skills and especially social skills
A Day in the Rainbow Room
6:30-7:30 Free Play
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-8:10 Bathroom
8:10-8:25 Books & Puzzles
8:25-8:30 Brush Teeth
8:30-11:00 Preschool
8:30-8:35 SMART Warm Up
8:35-8:45 Circle Time
8:45-9:45 Art Centers
9:45-10:00 Snack
10:00-10:30 SMART Course
10:30-11:00 Outside Time
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-11:45 Bathroom
11:45-2:00 Nap/Awake Room
2:00-2:30 Bathroom/Snack
2:30-5:30 Outside/Free Play
Big Pals
(School Age: Kindergarten to 5th grade)
Goals:
– Encourage independent play
– Development social relationships
– Provide and encourage enrichment opportunities based on individual interests and abilities
– Support and encourage student achievement
A day during the school year
2:30 Students get off the bus at Wee Pals Child Care Center. Child will be given a snack and enjoy free play.
Squishy Room
A room in our center for children to play indoors when it is too cold, rainy or wet outside to play!

Address

560 Dunnell Drive
Owatonna, MN 55060

Fax

507-455-9137