CURRICULUM & CLASSES

Our program provides quality Christian education and academic opportunities within a creative, nurturing environment. We emphasize the following age-appropriate developmental skills.

 

PRESCHOOL ACADEMICS

Focuses on school readiness skills; recognizing their names, knowing letters and sounds, sight words, numbers, colors, patterns, and shapes. Additionally, our Pre-K classes work on Kindergarten Readiness skills. We use Learning Without Tears Curriculum and 10 Frame Number Sense for Language & Literacy and Math skill development.

STEM STANDS FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH

Steam learning is project based with an emphasis on problem-solving and teamwork. Not only is STEM a model for education, but it’s also a way of approaching life. We provide STEM education across the curriculum.

SMALL MOTOR SKILLS

Develop fine motor skills through cutting with scissors, gluing, lacing, coloring, painting, different types of art materials, and Weekly Task Boxes.

LARGE MOTOR SKILLS

Develop physical coordination with large muscle activities. A safe, private, outdoor, fenced playground is provided as well as two large indoor play areas.

CLASSROOM SKILLS

Learn how to transition, take turns, sit in circle time, listen to and follow instructions, and alternate days being the “Little Miracle of the Day” – Teacher’s Helper!

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Participate in show-and-tell, teacher-led class discussions, and dramatic play time.

SOCIAL SKILLS

Learn how to interact well with classmates and teachers, how to solve problems in a positive way, and how to be thoughtful and courteous to one another.

LITERATURE APPRECIATION

Listen to stories and poems and explore new books in the classroom library.

ART APPRECIATION

Experience various forms of artistic expression and mixed media. We provide both directed and free-form art projects.

COMMUNITY AWARENESS

Discover community helpers through class studies and field trips.

AWARENESS OF THE WORLD AROUND US

Explore and learn about the environment, changing seasons, animals, our country, and engage in simple science discoveries.

 

OUR SPECIALS

CHAPEL

Introduce foundational Biblical truths to the children through songs of worship and praise, Bible stories, scripture memory verses, and prayer.

MUSIC

Introduce new songs, finger plays, and rhythm band instruments; help develop tonal concepts (high-low, loud-soft) and rhythmic concepts (fast-slow patterns, repetition, and beat) as well as free musical expression.

MOMMY & ME TODDLER CLASS

This class is designed for children ages 18-30 months old. It is an opportunity for mommies and toddlers to sing, dance, and move together as well as to meet other families of young children. There will be center time activities which include some art and sensory experiences. This is a great class for developing social skills. Tuition is $210 per quarter.

For children 18-30 months
Wednesday 10:30am-12:00pm (Sept-May)
Separate application form for this class is available in the office or online (2020-2021 school year coming soon)

YOUNG 3’S CLASS

Our goal for the Young 3’s class is to provide an opportunity for younger children to have a positive beginning preschool experience. Children will explore many activities including fine and gross motor painting, building, sensory play, learning to share, singing songs, and playing games. All of our activities are planned with their developmental needs in mind. All classes have two regular staff, and our class size is limited to 10.

Children must be 2½ years old by August 31, 2020
Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition is $310 per month

THREE’S CLASS

Our 3’s classes are perfect for both the first-time preschooler and for children who have previously been in a co-op or other preschool setting. The classrooms are rich and stimulating, and offer learning opportunities for all learning styles. All classes have two regular staff, and our class size is limited to 14. Children must be bathroom independent to enter the program. NO PULL-UPS OR DIAPERS.

2-DAY THREE’S CLASS

Children must turn 3 by August 31, 2020
Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition os $310 per month

3-DAY THREE’S CLASS

Children must turn 3 by August 31, 2020
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition is $350 per month

4-DAY THREE’S CLASS

Children must turn 3 by August 31, 2020
Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition is $420 per month

YOUNG 4’S CLASS

Our Young 4’s classes are the follow-on to our Young 3’s classes. The curriculum is designed for children who need another year of preschool before attending a Pre-K class and will not be attending kindergarten the following year. All classes have two regular staff and our class size is limited to 14.

For children turning 4 between September 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition is $350 per month

PRE-KINDERGARTEN CLASSES

Our Pre-K classes are a follow-on to our 3’s and Young 4’s classes. There is a stronger academic curriculum that emphasizes Kindergarten Readiness Skills in our Pre-K classes since many of these children will attend kindergarten the following year. This is also an option for older children coming out of the 3’s class if they meet the birth date requirement. All classes have two regular staff, and our class size is limited to 16.

NEW! 3-DAY PRE-K CLASS (4 hours)

For children turning 4 by August 31, 2020
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30am-1:30pm
Tuition is $455 per month

4-DAY PRE-K CLASS (3 hours)

For children turning 4 by August 31, 2020
Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuition is $460 per month

NEW! 4-DAY PRE-K CLASS (4 hours)

For children turning 4 by August 31, 2020
Monday-Thursday 9:30am-1:30pm
Tuition is $520 per month

5-DAY PRE-K CLASS

The 5Day PreK class offers a stronger more challenging curriculum to help children who do not meet the August 31 cut-off age for kindergarten and need one more year of preschool.

For children turning 5 by December 31, 2020
Monday-Friday 9:30am-1:30pm
Tuition is $520 per month

KINDERGARTEN

We offer an engaging, hands-on full-day kindergarten program from 9:15-3:15 pm. Our kindergarten class is taught by a Washington State certified teacher. Our curriculum aligns with the Issaquah School District. Classroom size is limited to 16 students with two teachers. This provides an environment for individualized instruction to build on your child’s strengths.

NEW! For children who turn 5 by November 1, 2020
Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:15pm
Tuition is $865 per month. Non-refundable registration fee is $325.

LUNCH BUNCH

Students in the 3’s, Young 4’s and Pre-K classes may extend their day for 1 hour and stay for Lunch Bunch for an additional $7 fee. Students eat lunch together and have more time to play.