Schedule

2021 Preschool Schedule

Open Registration begins Saturday, Feb 20th at 9 am – online only, no in-person registration.

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, 2021 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
513101-01 Jungle T/Th TBD 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 9/1/21 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
513102-01 Countryside T/Th TBD 9:30 am-Noon
513102-02 Coral Reef M/W TBD 12:45-3:15 pm
513102-03 Countryside M/W/F TBD 9:30 am-Noon

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

513102-04 Coral Reef* T/Th TBD 8:45-11:15 am

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 9/1/21 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
513103-01 Jungle M/W/F TBD 9:15 am–12:15 pm
513103-02 Rainforest M/W/F TBD 9:45am–12:45 pm
513103-03 Townsville M – Th TBD 9:00 am–Noon
513103-04 Townsville M-W TBD 12:45 pm-3:45 pm

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

513103-05 Coral Reef* M/W/F TBD 8:45 am–11:45pm

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