"Train up a child in the way he is to go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6.
It is a known fact that the early training of a child is the most significant training he receives. An early childhood experience permeated by Christianity provides a child with added richness. Not only are his mental, emotional, social, and physical needs recognized, but also his spiritual needs.
Children should be 3 or 4 by December 1
All children must be able to use the bathroom independently
3 Year old Class (T-Th)
3 Year old Class (M-W-F)
4 Year old Class (M-W-F)
4 Year old Class (M-T-W-Th-F)
Hours are Morning Session: 9:00am - 11:55am, Afternoon Session: 1pm-4pm
We have a qualified, nurturing staff
Continuing education is provided for staff through workshops and conferences
Our three year old program is for children turning three by December 1st. If you peek into this class, you will find the threes busy working at play! Socialization is a key focus for them. They will learn how to be away from family, engage in story time, share, follow simple rules, and even walk in a line. Math is integrated into their day through routines and play. They will be exposed to numbers, counting with meaning, shapes, patterns, sorting and classifying. Literacy is woven into the curriculum through literature, finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs, and centers. The children will be encouraged to explore different mediums of art. Process not product is encouraged. They experience God's world by visiting an apple orchard or watching chicks hatch out of eggs. Children are given time for gross motor on our large playground and in our gym Most important, they will experience the love of Christ through Bible stories, Bible songs, Chapel and the love and modeling of their teachers. You will see them stop and pray for a child who is sad or hurt. They will learn that Jesus is their best friend. This is just a peek, much more will be happening in this very busy three year old room!
Our four year old program is for children turning 4 by December 1st. The emphasis in these classes is to expose the children to as much as we can in a way that they will experience success and have fun! We believe that God has created each child as a unique individual. Each child will progress at his own pace. We continue to help develop social and problem solving skills that were started in the three year old classes. Language and literacy is encouraged through a print rich environment, literature, poetry, songs, meaningful conversation, and finger plays. Children are introduced to prewriting skills by seeing writing modeled, playing in the writing center, labeling, and creating their own books. Math is integrated into the curriculum in a meaningful fun way. Skills are reinforced through the child's play, games, learning centers, and daily routines. Gross motor skills are practiced in our gym and on the school's large playground. Children are encouraged to be creative through different types of art mediums. Process not product is our emphasis in art. God's world is introduced to children through hands on activities such as planting a garden. Most important, children learn about the love of Christ through Bible stories, Bible songs, Chapel and the love and modeling of their teachers. They learn to interact and accept differences with Christ as their example. When you look through the window of a four year old class, it will seem that all the children are doing is playing. We urge you to take a closer look!