Gaithersburg: (301) 990-3170

Germantown: (240) 246-7835

Hope Grows Child Development Center

Pre-Kindergarten Child Care in Germantown

Pre-K space is built to enhance those newly found skills through fully stocked learning centers that promote exploration, discovery and creativity to display their independent emergent skills and learning styles.

Daily Schedule

Time Activity
6:30 am Center Opens
7:00 – 8:00 Arrival/Morning Greetings/Free Play
8:00 – 8:15 Wash hands/ Getting Ready for Breakfast
8;15 – 9:00 Breakfast/ Table Toys
9:00 – 9:20 Transition/ Bathroom time
9:20 – 9:45 Circle Time/ Large Group Learning Time
9:45 – 9:55 Recall Time
9:55 – 10:25 Outside Time / Large motor development
10:25 – 10:40 Bathroom/ Wash Hands (personal development)
10:40 – 11:50 Small Group Center Activity Time (Math/ Language/ Science/Social Studies)
11:50 – 12:00 Shake Our Wiggles out/ Exercise
12:00 – 12:15 Story Time/ Listening/ Cognitive/ Speech Development
12:15 – 12:25 Wash Hands/Getting Ready for Lunch
12:25 – 12:45 Lunch Time (Family Style Meals)
12:45 – 1:15 Brush Teeth/ Getting Ready for Nap (Self Help Skills)
1:15 – 3:00 Nap Time/ Rest Time
3:00 – 3:15 Bathroom/ Putting Mats Away (Self Help/ Personal Development)
3:15 – 3:30 Snacks/ Clean-up (Personal Development)
3:30 – 3:40 Music & Movement (Physical Development)
3:40 – 3:55 Story Time (Language/ Cognitive Development)
3:55 – 4:05 Transition/ Getting Ready to go Outside
4:05 – 4:30 Outside Time (Gross Motor Development)
4:30 – 4:40 Wash Hands (Transition)
4:40 – 5:00 Circle Time (Science/ Social Studies)
5:00 – 5:30 Arts & Crafts (Sensory Development/ Being Creative)
5:30 – 6:00 Clean-up/ Free Play/Departure for Home/ Goodbye
6:00 pm Center Closes

Conferences & Assessments

All parents are invited to participate in parent/teacher conferences. These are conducted twice a year, once in the late fall and late spring. These conferences will be held during center hours and at a time that is convenient for both the parents and the teacher.

Occasionally a teacher may request a parent conference when there are special concerns in the classroom. We ask that parents respect this request with prompt attention.

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