We believe in creating an environment that will inspire each child to fulfill their maximum potential in the areas of social, emotional, physical and academic development. Our curriculum is play-based and promotes active self- initiated learning through planned learning centers, small group activities and positive social interactions. It is developmentally appropriate, designed to meet each child's individual needs.
Little Dreams Daycare is currently in the licensing process, offering high quality care for children ages 3 months through age 12. It is located at 418 Little Pines Road and is open from 6:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Daycare is open to all tribal families, tribal employees, and surrounding community members.
However, priority for enrollment in the Daycare Center is given to families who are in need of full time child care. Our focus is on instilling the values of the Seven Teachings: Love, Wisdom, Respect, Humility, Truth, Honesty and Courage. We welcome community members into the classroom to assist us with teaching the local culture and language to the children.
Our classroom is divided up into different learning centers that focus on math, science, literacy, writing, dramatic play, block building, sensory and art. We have a structured program with a balance of active and quiet activities throughout the day, yet offering plenty of open-ended play opportunities. We provide breakfast, lunch and a morning and afternoon snack.
Below is our daily schedule:
6:45 – 8:00 Learning Centers/Stories
8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 Small Group
Greeting, Weather, Calendar, Letter of the Week, Discuss daily activities
8:45 – 9:30 Daily Activity & Learning Centers:
Math, Science, Puzzles & Games, Listening (books on tape), Writing, Blocks, Dramatic Play, Sensory, Library, Art
9:30 – 9:45 Clean Up, Bathroom Break
9:45 – 10:00 Snack
10:00 – 10:55 Outdoor Activities
10:55 – 11:15 Storytime/Bathroom Break
11:15 – 11:45 Lunch
11:45 – 12:00 Bathroom Break/Brush Teeth/Read books on cots
12:00 – 2:00 Rest time/Quiet activities
(1:30 Head Start Bus arrives)
2:00 – 2:30 Snack/Wash Hands
2:30 – 2:45 Small Group Sharing Time
2:45 – 3:45 Learning Centers as listed above
3:45 – 4:00 Clean up/Bathroom Break
4:00 – 5:15 Outdoors/Indoor Gross Motor & Stories
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Kim Domini, Director, at 715-588-4223. Thank you!
Kim Domini Director
Full Time: $135.00 per week
Part-Time: $30 per day
Half Day (Headstart children): $10.00/day space permitting
School Age: $5.00 a.m., $8.00 p.m., $10.00 both a.m. & p.m., Full Day- $25.00/day
Employment Link: https://www.ldftribe.com/pages/12/Employment/