Programs & Curriculum...

We offer programs for children ages 2 - 5 years old, a drop-in program, and a summer program, as well as a before and after school program for older children.

The 2 - 5 year old schedules will vary slightly per the needs of the children in the room but in general it is as follows:
 
2 - 3 Years Schedule                                                                                          4 - 5 Year Old Schedule
6:30 - 8:30 am  Arrival & Free Play     6:30 - 8:30 am  Arrival & Free Play 
8:30 - 9:15  Outside Time   8:30 - 9:15  Outside Time
9:15 - 9:30  Bathroom Break    9:15 - 9:30  Bathroom Break 
9:30 - 9:45  Morning Meeting (Greeting,   Discussion)   9:30 - 9:45  Morning Meeting (Greeting, Discussion)
9:45 - 10:00  Morning Snack   9:45 - 10:00  Morning Snack
10:00 - 11:00  Project Time, Center Play   10:00 - 10:30  Project Time, Center Play
11:00 - 11:30   Afternoon Meeting (Songs,   Movement Activities, Stories)   10:30 - 11:00  Curriculum Workbooks 
11:30 - 12:00 Lunch Time   11:00 - 11:30  Afternoon Meeting (Songs, Movement   Activities, Stories)
12:00 - 12:45  Outside Time   11:30 - 12:00 Lunch Time
12:45 - 1:00  Bathroom Break   12:00 - 12:45  Outside Time
1:00 - 3:00  Rest Time    12:45 - 1:00  Bathroom Break
3:00 - 3:30  Afternoon Snack   1:00 - 3:00  Rest Time
3:30 - 4:30  Outside Time   3:00 - 3:30  Afternoon Snack
4:30 - 6:30 pm  Departure/Free Play   (Puzzles/Table Games)   3:30 - 4:30  Outside Time
      4:30 - 6:30 pm  Departure/Free Play (Puzzles/Table Games)
 
The Children's Center * 7533 Old Alexandria Ferry Road * Clinton, MD 20735-1835 * 301-856-1680