El Centro de los Ninos is an accredited child education and development center in Northern New Mexico, offering early childhood education, inclusive special education programs and collaborative family health services.
El Centro de los Ninos Child Development Center early education navigation to the educational mission and philosophy, curriculum, teaching and other staff, board members, daily educational schedule for childre, infants and toddlers, special events at the center, the lunch menu. The Center offers thanks to their supporters, indicates ways in which support can be given, provides local educational and other resources, and provides contact information to reach the center.
Classroom Schedules
Infant Daily Activities
AM Activities:
AM Snack
Outdoor Play
(weather permitting)
Free Play
Water Play
Finger Play Songs
Read / Look at Books
Sand / Water Play
Free Play
PM Activities:
Outdoor Play
(weather permitting)
Sand Play
Afternoon Snack
Dance to Music / Sing
Read / Look at Books
Free Play
Toddlers Daily Activities
7:30 a.m. Arrival of Children, Indoor Self Selection
8:45 a.m. Breakfast
9:15 a.m. Indoor Curriculum small group ,large group, and self choices
10:15 a.m. Movement activity, songs, finger plays, stories, indoor curriculum
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Outdoor Curriculum Play
2:00 p.m. Nap Time
3:45 p.m. Afternoon Snack
4:30 p.m. Outdoor play (During Winter Indoor Self Selection)
5:30 p.m. All children are picked up by this time
Pre-School Schedule
NM PreK program is part of our Preschool Program.
NM PreK runs from late August through mid-May yearly.
Current PreK schedule is from 9:30-12:30 M-F.
PreK is open to children who are four years old by Sept. 1st.

Children Arrival, health checks
Circle Time, Group activity
Free Choice (time permitting)
Wash Hands
Snack & Cleanup
Weather Activities (weather observation chart)
Calendar Activities (day, week, months, and special days)
Movement and Exercise (singing, gross motor)
Science Activities (physical, natural, life science)
Literacy Activities (preferably coinciding with monthly topic
Free Choice (time permitting)
Wash hands and clean up for lunch
Wash Hands, Brush teeth, clean up after lunch
Prepare for outdoor activities
Outdoor activities (weather permitting)
Clean up after outdoor activities (when not returning from outside)
Prepare for nap/quite time (water, rest-room, book, cuddly)
Nap/Quiet Time
Snack and Cleanup
Free Choice (Indoor / Outdoor weather permitting)
Children Pickup (relay info and or need to parent / guardian)

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