2022 Preschool Schedule

Preschool Explorers (2 – 2.5 years) Fall Session

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. A parent/caregiver must be available for bathroom assistance.

Min/Max: 8/12

Course # ClassroomDayDatesTimes
513200-01Kidz WorldT/Th9/20/22 – 12/15/229:30-10:45 am
513200-04Kidz WorldT/Th9/20/22 – 12/15/2211:15 am-12:30 pm

Pre Wee Folks (2.5 – 3 years) September – May

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

Course #ClassroomDayDatesTimes
513201-01JungleT/Th9/6/22-5/11/239:30-11:30 am

Wee Folks (3 – 4 years) September – May

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: 10/18

Course #ClassroomDayDatesTime
513202-01RainforestT/Th9/6/22-5/11/239:15-11:45 am
513202-03CountrysideT/Th9/6/22-5/11/239:45 am-12:15 am
513202-05CountrysideM/W/F9/7/22-5/12/239:45 am-12:15 pm

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

Course #ClassroomDayDatesTime
513202-02Townsville *T/Th09/06/22-5/11/239:30 am-12 pm

Pre-Kindergarten (4 – 5 years) September – May

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: 10/20

Course #ClassroomDayDatesTime
513203-01JungleM/W/F9/7/22-5/12/239 am-12 pm
513203-02RainforestM/W/F9/7/22-5/12/239:15 am-12:15 pm
513203-05Coral ReefM-Th9/6/22-5/11/239 am-12 pm

Spanish Enrichment Programs*

Course #ClassroomDayDatesTime
513203-03Townsville*M/W/F9/7/22-5/12/239:30 am-12:30 pm

Registration for these programs is available online.

Contact Kerry Reynolds at reynolds_k@cityofelgin.org if you have any questions.