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Does Day care differ from Nursery school?

Posted by Michie1 (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 2, 02 at 13:19

I as wondering if they both don't achieve the same thing educationally?


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RE: Does Day care differ from Nursery school?

Day care provides basic needs such as food and diaper changing. Preschools usually start providing for educational needs, but not until the age of 18-months to 2 years. Daycare is completely fine until around 2, at which time you should find a preschool. Otherwise the child will get bored, desiring things such as arts and crafts, and the like.


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RE: Does Day care differ from Nursery school?

As far as basic needs in day care I've seen & heard that they seem to work on arts & crafts (of course on child approp age) use the playground, read books, sing, etc. I was hoping that pre-schools were more eduationally oriented. I was as you can tell by my other posts already considering pre-school. Right now we don't need daycare, but in a few mos I may go back to work & was trying to see which was the best approach. Thanks.
Michie


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RE: Does Day care differ from Nursery school?

I would head straight for the preschool if you can. That is, if you are very interested in getting a head start on education and you seem to be.

-Robin


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