Preschool for 4 Year Olds – Pre-K

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Our Pre-K Curriculum

Age Requirement: 4 years by September 1
Class Days: Monday through Friday
Class Times: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Class Size / Ratio: 2 teachers to 12 students, maximum

Our Pre-K Curriculum

Our Pre-K class offers developmentally appropriate curriculum that will help your child further foster their self-esteem and independence, better preparing them for Kindergarten. In the Pre-K class, your child will:

  • Continue reviewing the seasons, months, and days of the week.
  • Expand on alphabet letters and numbers up to 31.
  • Develop a higher level of phonemic awareness including:  alphabet beginning sounds, ending sounds in a word, sight words, rhyming and patterning.
  • Begin developing concepts of print such as the direction words are written and placement of book titles.

You will receive a calendar of activities from your child’s teachers monthly. Read more about our preschool curriculum.

Your Child’s Day

During your child’s day they will enjoy interacting with peers and teachers. Activities are always age appropriate and may include:

  • Games and songs
  • Art projects both individual and collaborative
  • Individual and group reading time
  • Outdoor and indoor playtime
  • Thematic units created with a Pre-K student’s interest in mind such as weather, authors, and science experiments
  • Special visitors to the classroom throughout the year including the Pittsburgh Zoo and the local fire department.

 

 

Optional Extended Programs4swebsite1

Pre-K PLUS

Class Days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Class Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Our Pre-K Plus is a year long extended day program for children currently enrolled in our Pre-K class. This class offers children an opportunity to spend additional time with peers working on the skills needed for Kindergarten.

  • Alphabet and numeral writing and recognition and in-depth themes such as human body, space, and senses.
  • Learning skills needed for eating lunch in Kindergarten, such as opening food and socializing with peers while eating.
  • One-on-one time with teachers working on letters, phonics, rhyming, alliteration, writing, and math.

Kreative Kids

Class Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Class Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Our Kreative Kids is a year long extended day program for children currently enrolled in our Pre-K class. This class offers children an opportunity to spend additional time with peers, learning about the cultures from around the world.

  • Monthly themes include the country we live in, as well as countries such as China, Italy, and France.
  • Studying artists, food, languages, and daily living through dynamic curriculum.
  • Learning skills needed for eating lunch in Kindergarten, such as opening food and socializing with peers while eating.

Our Pre-K Teachers

  • We always have two teachers to no more than twelve students for our Pre-K classroom.
  • Our head teachers boast degrees from accredited colleges or universities.
  • Our teachers and staff are CPR and First Aid Certified every two years, participate in professional development training each year, and have criminal and child abuse clearances on file.
  • Read more about our director & teachers.

Early Drop-Off Now Available

We are now offering 9am early drop-off for the 2022-2023 school year!

Click here to add Early Drop-Off to your Registration