Welcome to Yellow Door - Preschoolers

The Child Development Lab (CDL) Preschool Full-Day Program:

  • Enrolls 20 children, ages two and a half to five years
  • Open 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Open 12 months a year
  • Closed approximately 20 days plus holidays, spring break, winter recess and professional development week in August.
  • Closed 5 days for professional development in August.
  • Classroom Phone: (573) 882-3883; Please call (573) 882-4318 for enrollment information

Enrollment is open to children in the community age 2½ to 5 years with the goal to have a well-rounded, diverse group of children representative of the population of Columbia. The CDL reserves the right to enroll children based on sex, race, ethnicity, special needs and low-income for the purposes of high quality teacher training. The program is designed as a full-day, 10-hour child care program and serves the purposes of full-time employed parents best.

Project Construct: This curriculum is derived from the belief that learning is a lifelong process in which learners construct knowledge through interactions with their physical and social environments.

Time: Activity:
7:30 – 8:45 am Arrival / Outside
8:45 – 9:15 am Open Breakfast
9:15 – 9:30 am Morning Meeting and Bathrooms
9:30 – 10:15 am Outside
10:15 – 11:15 am Choice Time / Small Groups
11:15 – 11:45 am Outside
11:45 – 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 – 12:30 pm Bathroom, Nap Transition
12:30 – 2:30 pm Nap Time
2:30 – 3:45 pm Open Snack / Outside
3:45 – 4:00 pm Afternoon Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 pm Choice Time / Small Group
5:00 – 5:30 pm Pick-up / Outside

Our schedule is flexible and changes based on children's needs, interests and weather conditions.

LeAnn Sapp
Lead Teacher
sappla@missouri.edu

Logan Ferguson
Assistant Teacher
lbf7w2@mail.missouri.edu


Classrooms

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Infant/Toddler

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Preschool

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Preschool

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Preschool


MU Child Development Lab
University of Missouri
31 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

(573) 882-4318
(573) 884-3334
cdl@missouri.edu
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