HIGHLIGHTS

Class designed for kids who turn 4 by August 31st of school year

3, 4 or 5 day a week developmentally appropriate program aimed at school readiness and social and spiritual development

Children in 3, 4 or 5 day classes will gather together 2 times a month in the Worship Center for about 15 minutes of singing, prayer and giving thanks to God.

Teacher to student ratio of 2:15

TYPICAL 4 year old/PREK1 schedule

09:00 – 9:15: Arrival

Children arrive.  Children take coat and backpack off and place in baskets or coat hook.  Children get in line to wash hands with soap and water.

9:15-9:35: Circle Time

Teacher leads whole class in:

  • Hello song and prayer
  • Calendar activities (counting, days of week, weather)
  • Movement song / fingerplay/ story / theme-related activity
  • The teacher explains the learning center choices and each child shares their plan for how/where they would like to start center time.

9:35-10:00: Learning Center Time

Children choose from among these centers:

  • Blocks
  • Sensory/”touching” table        
  • Art center
  • Teacher table
  • Activity table
  • Writing center
  • Book corner
  • Listening center

10:00-10:15: Clean Up Time

Children assist teachers in putting materials away.

10:15-10:45: Gross Motor Time

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.

10:45-11:10: Snack Time

Children and teachers share a healthy snack and conversation.  All help to clean up.

11:10-11:25: Story Time

Teacher reads a book to whole class.

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 4 year old/PreK1 class, please download and complete our Registration Packet 2022-2023 and email to Dana.Lambert@oslc-everett.org.