Children's Country Day School

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10/12/2015
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Children's Country Day School is a nurturing, nature-based preschool fostering a love of learning, respect for others, and a positive self concept. Children's Country Day School has been providing quality early childhood education for over 40 years.

Our model farm, founded by Ron and Phyllis Ettinger, is located on 7 acres of pasture and woodlands, overlooking the city of St. Paul and the Mississippi River Valley. Over the years, the mission and desire to provide high quality early childhood education has always remained paramount.

Our program objectives are:

  • To provide a warm, nurturing environment which encourages the potential for the development of the "whole child."
  • To maintain an environment which provides the child with the opportunity to learn by doing, moving from concrete hands-on experiences to more abstract concept development, thus providing opportunities for a lifetime of creative living and learning.
  • To provide an environment with developmentally appropriate materials, based on successful experiences, encouraging all children to develop a healthy self concept and a positive self esteem.
  • To offer an environment which encourages your child to develop his or her capabilities and interests at their own pace and according to their individual needs. A program which recognizes the uniqueness of each and every child and provides positive encouragement for continued growth.
  • To provide an environment which offers opportunities to have first hand exposure to life, both plant and animal, thus providing children with sensitivity and a respect for others. We encourage all families to share their diversity through their customs, talents and cultures.
  • In April of 2009, Children's Country Day School became the 18th certified "Nature Explore Classroom" in the nation. Research shows that positive experiences with nature can improve a child's creative, observation and motor skills. In our Nature Explore Classroom, children instinctively interact with natural components and gain important learning skills as they play. Research also shows that these benefits have a lasting impact. For more information on the important value of nature in the lives of young children, go to www.dimensionsfoundation.org

    For more information visit http://www.childrenscountryday.org/

    Children's Country Day School
    1588 South Victoria Road
    Mendota Heights, MN 55118
    Phone: (651) 454-4000
    http://www.childrenscountryday.org

    Topic Areas: 
    Outdoor Education
    Target Audience: 
    Early Childhood
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Outside Minnesota
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
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    Children's Country Day School
    1588 South Victoria Road
    Mendota Heights, MN 55118
    Phone: (651) 454-4000
    http://www.childrenscountryday.org

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