Gentle and loving first school experience for children who turn 3 by December 31st of school year and are ready to begin their school experience

Focus on social-emotional and spiritual development with very gentle introduction to school readiness

Teacher to student ratio of 2:12


9:00-9:15: Arrival

Children place coat and backpack in assigned basket. Wash hands with help of teacher.

9:15- 9:45: Learning Centers

Children choose from among these centers:

  • Block center
  • Dramatic play
  • Art table
  • Sensory table
  • Sand table
  • Activity table
  • Book corner

The teacher will work with one or two children at a time on specific skills/activities at various centers, as well as having “floor time” with the children.

9:45-9:55: Clean Up Time

Children assist the teachers in putting materials away.

9:55-1015: Story Time

Teacher reads a story to the whole class. Teacher leads children in Bible story, songs and/or fingerplays. Goodbye prayer and goodbye song.

10:15-10:30: Bathroom Break

Toileting and hand washing.

10:30-10:50: Snack Time

Children and teachers share a healthy snack and conversation.  Everyone assists in cleaning up.

10:50-11:25: Gross Motor Outdoor Playtime

Children play outdoors in one of our two parks, weather permitting.  Both of our outdoor areas, the Slide Park and Nature Park are fenced-in. If outdoor play is not possible, children will use the indoor play equipment or participate in other movement activities.

11:25-11:30: Goodbye Meeting

Goodbye prayer and goodbye song

11:30: Dismissal

Children are dismissed outside.

If you are interested in enrolling in the tot class, please download and complete our Registration Packet 2022-2023 and email to Ashley Engler Ashley.Engler@oslc-everett.org.