2020 Preschool Schedule

Classes are filling fast! Call Kerry Reynolds at 847-531-7010 to check availability.

Preschool Explorers (2-3 years)

The class will be semi-structured with crafts, story-time and free play. Focus will be on children gaining social skills, emotional growth, and self-help skills. This option will be held in 12 week sessions rather than a full year program. Children must be 2 yrs. old by the first day of class. A parent may be required to attend the first 2 classes with child, or longer, if instructor requests.  Younger siblings not allowed.

Min/Max: 8/10

Course# Classroom Day Dates Time
513200-01 Townsville F 9/18/20-12/11/20 10-11:15 am

Pre Wee Folks (2.5 – 3.5 years)

This class is for young children who are ready to attend Preschool without a parent/caregiver, but misses the September 1st birth date deadline. Social interaction, emotional growth, fine motor skill development and self-help skills are emphasized through play-based activities. Children must be 2.5 years old by September 1, 2020 and working on toilet training. Pull ups are allowed. A parent/caregiver must be available for bathroom assistance (within 15 minutes).

Min/Max: 8/12

Course# Classroom Day Dates Time
513201-01 Jungle T/Th 9/8/20-5/11/21 9:15-11:15 am

Wee Folks (3-4 years)

Children will gain social skills and learn colors, shape, number and letter recognition. They will develop and improve small & large motor skills. Students will build cognitive skills by learning through play with themed learning centers, circle time, literacy activities, and large motor skill activities.  Children must be age 3 by 9/1/20 and fully toilet trained.

*Wee Folks with Spanish Enrichment
In addition to the Wee Folks curriculum will be an introduction to the Spanish Language to native English and native Spanish students through the use of games, music and stories. It will build a foundation for Spanish vocabulary.

Min/Max: 10/15

Course# Classroom Day Dates Time
513202-01 Countryside T/Th 9/8/20-5/11/21 9:30 am-Noon
513202-02 Coral Reef M/W 9/9/20-5/12/20 12:45-3:15 pm
513202-03 Countryside M/W/F 9/9/20-5/14/21 9:30 am-Noon

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

513202-04 Coral Reef* T/Th 9/8/20-5/11/21 8:45-11:15 am
513202-05 Rainforest* T/Th 9/8/20-5/11/21 9:45 am-12:15pm

Pre-Kindergarten (4-5 years)

Kindergarten readiness skills will be the focus of the curriculum. Children will explore math concepts, beginning writing skills, number and letter recognition, and phonics.  The program will include weekly themed learning centers, arts & crafts, circle time, stories, singing, dramatic role playing and large/small motor activities. Students will also build independence and social skills. Children must be age 4 by 9/1/20 and fully toilet trained.

*Pre-Kindergarten with Spanish Enrichment
In addition to the Pre-Kindergarten curriculum will be an introduction to the Spanish Language to native English and native Spanish students through the use of games, music and stories. It will build a foundation for Spanish vocabulary.

Min/Max: 10/15

Course# Classroom Day Dates Time
513003-01 Jungle M/W/F 9/9/20-5/14/21 9:15 am–12:15 pm
513003-02 Rainforest M/W/F 9/9/20-5/14/21 9:45am–12:45 pm
513003-03 Townsville M – Th 9/8/20-5/13/21 9:00 am–Noon
513003-04 Townsville M-W 9/9/20-5/12/21 12:45 pm-3:45 pm

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

513003-05 Coral Reef* M/W/F 9/9/20-5/14/21 8:45 am–11:45pm

Registration for these programs are unavailable online. Contact Kerry Reynolds at reynolds_k@cityofelgin.org to register today!