Preschool

2017 Preschool Open House

Feb 15th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Program Philosophy

Our program emphasizes socialization, motor skill development, arts/crafts, and pre-academic skills in a recreational setting using monthly themes. In addition, our program encourages creativity through structured and unstructured activities. Classes are held at the Centre and Centre membership is not required to register into our preschool program.

2017 Program Options

Pre-Wee Folks (PWF) – 2 day/wk for 1.5 hours/day - A great first time class experience for children who are in the process of mastering toilet training but need the reassurance of pull-ups. Classroom goals will focus on social skills, following simple directions, and developing small motor skills. Children must be eager and ready to be away from a parent. Children may wear pull-up diapers but they will not be changed by instructors during class.

Children must be 2 ½ yrs old by Sept. 1, 2017.

Wee Folks (WF) – 2 day/wk and 3 day/wk classes- Children will explore social skills, Alphabet, colors/shapes, numbers and name recognition and develop small motor skills. Students are exposed to themed learning centers, circle time, stories, and large motor skill activities. Children must be able to take care of their own bathroom needs.

Children must be 3 yrs old by Sept 1, 2017, toilet trained and no pull-ups.

 

PreK (PK) – 2 day/wk for 3 hours/day and 3 day/wk for 3 hours/day classes - Children will develop kindergarten readiness skills and self-confidence as they are exposed to math concepts, beginning writing skills, number and letter sound recognition. Classroom curriculum is themed based using learning centers, arts & crafts, circle time, stories, singing, role playing, and large motor skill activities. Children must be able to take care of their own bathroom needs. Children bring a snack and juice to class.Children will also go on field trips.

Children must be 4 yrs old by Sept. 1, 2017 and eligible for Kindergarten in fall of 2018.

Come Visit Us!

We would love to have you tour our preschool programs. Contact Jan Monell at monell_j@cityofelgin.org, or 847-531-7012 to schedule your appointment today!

2017-2018 Preschool Curriculum

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