Schedule

2021 Preschool Schedule

Classes are filling up fast! Contact Kerry Reynolds at reynolds_k@cityofelgin.org to check availability.

Preschool Explorers (2 – 2.5 years)

We will keep your toddlers busy in this first introduction to a preschool environment! We will stay busy with crafts, stories, songs and free play. Our focus will be on building social skills, emotional growth and separation exposure. Children must be 2 years old by the first day of class. Parents may be required to stay in class during the first few classes. A parent/caregiver must be available for bathroom assistance.

Course # ClassroomDayDatesTimes
513100-01 Kidz WorldT/Th9/21/21-12/16/219:45-11 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 1st and working on toilet training. Pull ups are allowed. A parent/caregiver must be available for bathroom assistance (within 15 minutes).

Min/Max: 10/16

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

Course#ClassroomDayDatesTimes
513101-01JungleT/Th9/7/21-5/12/229:15-11:15am

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 September 1st 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: 10/16

Course#ClassroomDayDatesTime
512102-01CountrysideT/Th9/7/21-5/12/229:30am-Noon
513102-02Coral ReefM/W9/8/21-5/11/2212:45-3:15pm
513102-03CountrysideM/W/F9/8/21-5/13/229:30am-Noon
513102-05RainforestT/Th9/7/21-5/12/229:30am-Noon

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

Course#ClassroomDayDatesTime
513102-04Coral Reef*T/Th9/7/21-5/12/228:45-11:15am

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 September 1st 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: 10/16

Course#ClassroomDayDatesTime
513103-01JungleM/W/F9/8/21-5/13/229:15am-12:15pm
513103-02RainforestM/W/F9/8/21-5/13/229:45am-12:45pm
513103-03TownsvilleM-Th9/7/21-5/12/229:00am-Noon
513103-04TownsvilleM-W9/7/21-5/11/2212:45-3:45pm

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

Course#ClassroomDayDatesTime
513103-05Coral Reef*M/W/F9/8/21- 5/13/228:45-11:45am

Registration for these programs will be available online, beginning 2/20/21. Contact Kerry Reynolds at reynolds_k@cityofelgin.org if you have any questions.