The program provides a balance of unstructured and structured, active and quiet
Choice Time: Learning Centers are set up around the room for children to
Large Group Activities: A time to discuss the daily theme, sing songs, read
Small Group Activity: One teacher works with a small group of children,
focusing on a specific skill. This may involve art, science, games, or movement
activities that incorporate the skill.
Snack: Parents provide a healthy snack for the class on a rotating schedule.
Outdoor Play: We have a fenced in playground behind the school. Play
equipments includes a sandbox, balance beam, play house, crawl tube and much
more. It is an opportunity for children to use outside voices, release energy and
develop gross motor skills.
To view activities in more detail check out our Daily Schedule.
The Therese MacCallum Lending Library contains a large collection
of books for children to choose from. Children visit the library once
a week to borrow a book.
The library also offers a parent section that includes parenting
books, picture books for parents to read to children dealing with
such issues as moving, new sibling and death. We also have
science, math, music and literacy kits for parents to explore with
presented in the classroom. Families also sing along to our favorite preschool songs.
prepared by the children.
end the school year.
| FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
Village Green is a family oriented school. We offer a program that invites the
whole family to become involved.
• Volunteer for special classroom activities
• Field trip chaperones
• Share a talent or cultural information
• Parent/Teacher conferences
• Lending Library for parenting materials
• Parents on our Board of Directors
Children visit their “Grandfriends” at the Lincoln Lewis Elderly
Housing complex. Throughout the year we visit our Grandfriends for
fun activities such as holiday parties,
reading, art activities, and games.
Participate in food and clothing collections for Southington
Send cards and treat to our troops serving overseas.
Members of the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington.
Members of the Early Childhood Professional Educators Consortium.
Village Green curriculum follows the Connecticut State Early Learning and
Our curriculum is designed to foster all areas of a child's
To view the skills we incorporate into our lesson plans, check out our Child
Skills Checklist. Our goal is that all children master each skill before entering