Little Lambs Preschool


Little Lambs Preschool
Staff
Carol Doering- Monday, Wednesday, Friday



About Little Lambs Preschool


Little Lambs is a Christian, Creative, Caring environment for children ages 3-5.
Students learn social skills, are prepared for kindergarten, and learn about Jesus and the Christian faith in a fun and age appropriate way. The school exists to help parents raise children (Eph. 6:4), mature in body, mind, and spirit who are fully equipped for good works in this life (2 Tim. 3:16-17) and to foster faith enduring to eternal life by sharing God’s word in a Christ-centered environment.

Sessions


  • M-W-F Morning 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • M-W-F Afternoon 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • T-Th Morning 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • T-Th Afternoon 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Enrollment


Little Lambs Preschool accepts children ages three to five. The child must be three before September 1st. Applications are given priority in the following order.

Tuition


  • M-W-F Morning 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM: $115 monthly tuition
  • M-W-F Afternoon 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM: $115 monthly tuition
  • T-Th Morning 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM: $95 monthly tuition
  • T-Th Afternoon 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM: $95 monthly tuition

The yearly cost is divided into nine payments. Payments must be made through Thrivent's Simply Giving® Tuition Payment Program automatic electronic funds transfer system. The Simply Giving Form (PDF) must be completed prior to your child(ren) attending school. Due to the ongoing expenses of the school, no refund will be made for absences. Tuition for the 2011 - 2012 school year applies to classes starting in September and ending in May.


Typical School Day


Morning Class
8:00-8:15 Check-In/Choice Time
8:15-8:30 Morning Meeting
8:30-8:55 Letters and Numbers/Art
8:55-9:15 Bible Time and Songs
9:15-9:35 Snack and Story
9:35-9:40 Quiet Reading
9:40-9:45 Journal Writing
9:45-10:30 Learning Centers/Art Choices
10:30-10:55 Gym and Outside
11:00 Dismissal

Afternoon Class
12:00-12:15 Check-In/Choice Time
12:15-12:30 Morning Meeting
12:30-12:55 Letters and Numbers/Art
12:55-1:15 Bible Time and Songs
1:15-1:35 Snack and Story
1:35-1:40 Quiet Reading
1:40-1:45 Journal Writing
1:45-2:30 Learning Centers/Art Choices
2:30-2:55 Gym and Outside
3:00 Dismissal

The Classroom


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Our Sensory Table is used to explore various textured materials perfect for sifting, sorting, organizing, digging, and squishing (sand, rice, water, snow, bubbles, shaving cream, etc.).

Our Art Center is set up with an easel for painting masterpieces and numerous other art supplies to cultivate the creative process of preschool projects.

Our Science Center has materials used to explore the world around them. In this center the students will learn about animals, magnets, bugs, plants, weather, seasons, and more, through fun and safe experiments.

Our Block Area has open floor space to create models of anything of interest to the students. There are blocks of all shapes and sizes to use for construction. Included in this area are also cars, trucks, people and animal figures.

Our Music Center includes several different musical instruments for the students to use to create their own rhythms, form a band, and make up their own songs. Early exposure to music can help stimulate the development of the brain and it encourages self-expression in a fun and exciting way.

Our Library/Writing Center/Listening Center is a place used for literacy play. There is an assortment of age-appropriate books to develop early reading skills. In this quiet corner the students are able to “check-out” books and relax on (beanbags), listen to books on tape, and play phonics and literacy games to expand their vocabulary, reading, and writing skills.

Our Fitness/Movement Center is in addition to the gym/outdoor activities planned for each day. This center will include (jump ropes, stilts, balancing boards, taped pathways, beanbags, hopscotch mat, etc.) to develop large motor skills, coordination, strength, and flexibility.

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Our Dramatic Play Area includes dress up clothes, props, dolls, action figures, puppets, (play kitchen), tool shed, and a two-story castle play area. Students can use fantasy directed play to explore feelings and create social situations. Through role-playing, they will engage in shared social problem solving and can learn about the emotions and responsibilities of others.

The purpose of our centers is to foster the natural curiosity and passion for learning in all of our students by appealing to their individual needs and interests.



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