Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1


Code: HD-1800.6500

Programs that provide educational experiences and activities for children who are younger than compulsory school age, supplement parental care and home play and stimulate intellectual, social, emotional and motor skills development. Activities generally include preacademic skill development such as shape, color and number recognition; active outdoor play; observation of nature and pets; dancing and rhythms; block building; playhouse activities; games; simple excursions outside the school; stories and picture books. Children are also given a nutritious snack and/or meal and a period for adequate rest, and are taught basic cleanliness and good health habits.

See Also:

Tiny Tots (PL-7400.8500)

Child Care Providers (PH-1250)

Preschool Referral Programs (HL-2500.6300)

School Readiness Programs (HD-1800.8000)

Head Start (HD-1800.3000)

Preschool Accreditation (DF-4500.8000-630)