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Preschool Options

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Ages

We offer different programs based on your child's age. Age is determined as of September 1st of the current school year - for example, if your child is 3 on or before September 1, they're elligible for our 3 Year Old preschool programs.

Two Year Olds

Older Two Year Olds

Three Year Olds

Four & Five Year Olds

 

Two Year Olds

Children who participate in this program turn two prior to September 1st of the current school year. This class is an entry class designed to ease children into preschool. We, as a preschool staff, are committed to provide each child an opportunity to continue to grow and develop in a developmentally appropriate environment. Each child is viewed as a unique individual, with differing learning styles, and levels of ability.

Program Options

Monday/Wednesday (2-year-olds): 8:30-10:00 OR 10:30-12:00

Tuesday/Thursday (2-year-olds): 8:30-10:00 OR 10:30-12:00

Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday (2-year-olds): 8:30-10:00

Older 2 Year Olds 

Children who turn 3 between September 2nd and December 31st of the current school year may enroll in any of the classes listed above PLUS the classes listed below.

Tuesday/Thursday: 8:30-11:00 OR 12:30-3:00

We strive to provide the following for your child

  • Provide a nurturing, loving, safe environment
  • Encourage each child to develop self confidence
  • Encourage each child to develop self help skills
  • Help each child learn classroom routines
  • Encourage each child to develop independence
  • Foster each child’s cooperative social skills
  • Foster each child’s problem solving skills
  • Provide opportunities for each child to learn about themselves and others
  • Provide opportunities for each child to play by themselves, alongside another child, and/or with one or two other children
  • Help children learn appropriate ways to enter into group play and initiate play with another child
  • Provide plenty of space and time both indoors and outdoors for children to explore and exercise their large motor skills
  • Provide materials and opportunities for children to develop their fine motor skills
  • Provide large amounts of time for children to choose and participate in a variety of experiences designed to enhance a child’s social, emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual development
  • Encourage language development through the use of conversation, literature, music, dictation, dramatic play
  • Provide an environment rich in opportunties for age appropriate experimentation, play and interaction with dramatic play, blocks, science, math, puzzles, art, tactile and manipulative materials
  • Respect and support each child’s individual development, interests and abilities

Three Year Olds

Children who participate in our three-year-old program turn three prior to September 1st of the current school year. In an effort to balance the class, our goal is to arrange each class with both boys and girls and with a range of birth dates clustered with several winter birthdays, spring /summer birthdays and fall birthdays. Our three-year-old classes are designed as an introduction for the child to a group setting. Each child is viewed as a unique individual, with differing learning styles, and levels of ability.

Program Options

Tuesday/Thursday: 8:30-11:30 OR 12:30-3:30

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8:30-11:30 OR 12:30-3:30

We strive to provide the following for your child

  • Provide a nurturing, loving, and safe environment
  • Encourage each child to develop independence
  • Encourage each child to develop self-help skills
  • Strengthen each child’s cooperative social skills
  • Strengthen each child’s problem solving skills
  • Provide opportunities for children to learn about themselves and human development
  • Provide opportunities for children to play by themselves, alongside another child, or with one or two other children
  • Help children learn appropriate ways to join into group play and initiate play with another child
  • Provide plenty of space and time both indoors and outdoors for children to explore and exercise their large motor skills
  • Provide materials and opportunities for children to develop their fine motor skills
  • Provide large amounts of time for children to choose and participate in a variety of experiences that are designed to enhance a child’s social, emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual development
  • Provide plenty of materials and opportunities that encourage a child to explore and learn about their environment, to exercise their natural curiosity
  • Encourage language development through the use of literature, music, conversation, dictation
  • Provide an environment that includes dramatic play, blocks, science, math, puzzles, art, tactile and manipulative experiences

Four & Five Year Olds

Children who participate in this program turn four September 1st of the current school year. We, as a preschool staff, are committed to provide each child an opportunity to continue to grow and develop in a developmentally appropriate environment. Each child is viewed as a unique individual, with differing learning styles, and levels of ability.

Program Options

Monday-Thursday: 8:30-11:30 OR 12:30-3:30

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8:30-11:30 OR 12:30-3:30

We strive to provide the following for your child

  • Provide a nurturing, loving and safe environment
  • Provide experiences, which stimulate learning in all developmental areas: Social, Emotional, Physical, Intellectual and Spiritual
  • The environment is designed to encourage exploration and interaction with other children, adults and learning materials
  • Children are allowed to select many of their own activities, which may include dramatic play, blocks, science, math, puzzles, art, tactile and manipulative activities.
  • Children are encouraged to problem solve and experiment
  • Opportunities are provided to develop social skills such as cooperation, helping, negotiating
  • Opportunities are provided which develop basic skills that are meaningful to children such as how reading and writing are useful, opportunities for dictation, sign making, name recognition and writing, letter, and number recognition
  • Opportunities are provided to develop phonemic awareness, sounds, rhyming, word games
  • Activities are provided to develop language and literacy: listening and reading stories and poems, seeing the printed word in use, participating in dramatic play, informal conversations, experimenting with writing, drawing and copying
  • Opportunities are provided for children to develop an understanding about themselves, others and the world around them
  • Children have daily opportunities both indoors and outdoors for large motor development
  • Children have daily opportunities for fine motor development
  • The environment is designed to encourage cooperative play

If you have questions about our class offerings, email   or send us a message via our Contact Us page.