Building Blocks Preschool
All Current and Interested Families,
Registration for the 2014/15 school year is now available! RETURNING and NEW families can register starting TODAY! During the period of March 17th-March 31st we will be accepting all registrations submitted. We will be processing registrations in random order on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 with priority to Returning Resident Families, then Returning Non-Resident Families, then New Resident Families, and lastly New Non-Resident Families. On April 2nd, 2014 we will begin walk in registrations. Please be sure to submit all required paperwork in order for your registration to be processed.
Block A: Parent & Child (Ages 1 – 2 years)
You and your child can explore preschool together in this first step of our building blocks program. The classes are a fun time to get your little one used to the idea of preschool with singing, sharing, and arts and crafts. The classes focus on:
- Reinforcing parents as teachers.
- Building socialization skills.
Block B: Friends & Me (Ages 2 – 3.3 years)
This class is for little ones who are ready to explore school on their own, but are not yet toilet-trained. Friends & Me focuses on:
- Exploration with a teacher.
- Fostering independence.
- Easing separation anxiety through self-fulfilling activities.
- Continued building of movement and social skills.
- Low ratio - five students per teacher.
Block C: Tiny Tots (Ages 3 – 4 years) - potty training required
This class is the next step after Friends and Me and is designed for toilet-trained children. It provides a vibrant and nurturing environment for your child to develop:
- Social and cognitive skills.
- Gross motor and fine motor skills.
- Pre-academic concepts such as the alphabet, colors, phonics and numbers.
Block D: Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4 – 5 years)
This last program in our series and is designed as a transition to kindergarten. Pre-kindergarten focuses on:
- Continued development of social skills and building self esteem.
- Providing a more structured environment in preparation for kindergarten.
- Incorporating state recommended academic benchmarks.
- Creating a safe setting to develop age-appropriate skills.
For complete and detailed information on any of the preschool classes, see our Activity Guide.