2017-2018 Preschool Programs
Preschool Full Day and Part Day Programs
Full-Day students attend year-round
Part-Day students start 9/5/2017
Kids Connection, Inc. early learning center provides quality full-day, part day and extended day preschool programs for children with all learning and physical abilities.
Napping: If your student is not a napper they will have a 45 minute quiet time after lunch followed by an afternoon preschool program. Students that are napping will be allowed to do so up to two hours per day.
TOTS PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS TURNING 18 MONTHS ON OR BEFORE 9/1/17
The daily program for our young toddlers provides experiences that promote the individual child’s growth and well-being in the development of gross and fine motor skills, sensory learning, language, cognition and positive self-concept. Toddler lesson plans are designed with the individual developmental goals of the children in the classroom. Since our little learners do not have full verbal abilities to tell you about their day, each child has a journal for parents and teachers to write in to include daily care, as well as anecdotal notes that are individualized to their accomplishments. Students in this class are moved during the school year to the next classroom as social/emotional/academic and/or age permits. Max 15-16 per class.
THREES PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS TURNING 3 BY 12/1/17
This very busy age group is treated to an educationally-based social environment. Open play, fine motor development, story times, sensory activities, learning centers, creative art projects, literacy by introducing Jolly Phonics, large muscle and music movement as well as a snack fill the busy 2.5-hour program. Toilet reinforcement provided; however proper undergarments are required until toilet training is complete. Our extended and full day options allow for students to enjoy lunch, nap and embark on additional learning centers throughout the afternoon. Max 16-20 per class.
PRE-K PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS TURNING 4 ON OR AFTER 9/1/17
Our students will work on letters, colors, numbers, name recognition, fine motor skills, science exploration, creative art projects, circle times, large muscle/music movement, math concepts (patterning/sorting/number recognition), individual class responsibilities, open play and more to be ready for our Begindergarten program. Students work on letters (sounds/formation) with Jolly Phonics. Our extended and full day options allow for students to enjoy lunch, nap and embark on additional learning centers throughout the afternoon. Max 20 per class.
BEGINDERGARTEN PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS ENTERING KINDERGARTEN IN 2018
In this program students are prepared for kindergarten by extensive writing/fine motor skills, circle times, mathematics, letters (sounds/formation) with Jolly Phonics, numbers, patterning, science exploration, sensory activities, creative art projects, individual class responsibilities, large muscle/music movement, open play and more. As the year progresses students will be introduced to guided reading activities and more extensive introductions to math concepts, such as money. Begindergarten is the “beginning” of your 5-year olds kindergarten experience. Max 20 per class.
EXTENDED DAY PROGRAMS
Our AM preschool students can attend our hot lunch, rest time, center time and gym time extended day program OR just stay for lunch. Our PM preschool students can come early to enjoy a hot lunch prior to attending their 2.5-3.0 hours preschool PM class. Both options are flexible in that you can pick your day(s) you want your child to attend. Enroll weekly for a discounted rate. At least 24-hours’ notice must be given in order to accommodate the hot lunch and additional staffing requirements. Napping: If your student is not a napper they will have a 30-45 minute quiet time after lunch followed by an afternoon preschool program. Students that are napping will be allowed to do so up to two hours per day.
FULL DAY PRESCHOOL: Our students enjoy breakfast, free choice, 2.5-3.0 hours of structured daily learning in the am, lunch, nap/rest time, large muscle outdoors or in our gym, afternoon centers and snack. Our early learning center is focused on preparing your child for kindergarten. Napping: If your student is not a napper they will have a 30-45 minute quiet time after lunch followed by an afternoon preschool program. Students that are napping will be allowed to do so up to two hours per day.
INCLUSIVE CENTER: Our programs meet the needs of children with varying learning or physical challenges both part and full day. Students are in one of our classrooms based on age and/or cognitive development. A meeting with a team leader is mandatory prior to classroom placement. Pricing varies based on hours/days care is needed. We also offer Learning Partners for an additional fee to assist your student in their daily academic, social and physical need. Kids Connection determines the need for a Learning Partner. Call for more part day or full day option details.
THIS AND THAT:
Preschool and school age supplies, snacks, on-site librarian visits are all included in the monthly fee. Please provide diapers. All other supplies provided unless your child has an allergy to wipes we ask you provide the specific brand of wipes required.
Tots diapers, bottles or special sippy cups must be supplied by the family. Wipes and other supplies provided by the center. If your child has an allergy to wipes we ask you provide the specific brand of wipes required.
Snacks are provided for all our students; however if you child requires a special diet we ask for a letter from your physician and that you consult with the office manager to see if our snacks are safe. You may be asked to supply special snacks for your child.
Vision and Hearing Screenings State mandated Vision/Hearing Screenings for Threes, Fours, Fives classes will be held during each school year. Additional fee will be required for this mandatory screening process (fee usually does not exceed $15).
Labeling ALL items brought into the center is a must (diapers, coats, shoes, water bottles, show ‘n tell, lovies, blankets, etc).