Classes

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Toddler Class  


Our Toddler Class is for our youngest turtles! 

  • Must be 1 year of age by August 31st (turning 2 during the school year)

  • Meets on Tuesdays from 11AM-12:45PM

  • $60/month tuition

  • Up to 14 students

  • Caregivers stay each day

  • When your child is in our Toddler class, you can expect a gentle introduction to a classroom environment and routine. 

  • In our Toddler class, here are a few things that your child will be learning or experience:

    • gross and fine motor skills

    • social-emotional skills

    • imaginative play

    • creative arts

    • sensory experiences

    • music and dancing

    • exposure to age appropriate literature

    • indoor and outdoor free play

    • snack time

2Day Class


Our 2Day Class is full of turtles learning how fast their feet can go!

  • Must be 2 years old by August 31st (turning 3 during the school year)

  • Meets on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9AM-10:45AM

  • $100/month tuition

  • Up to 21 students

  • Caregivers stay the same day each week as their "participation day" & drops off 1 day

  • In our 2Day class, here are a few things that your child will be learning or experience:

    • Exploring is fun as they navigate different rooms within the preschool.

    • Sitting in the snack room and trying new foods is an adventure.

    • How to play and share with their peers.

    • Having an exciting time dancing and learning new songs.

    • Being able to navigate and enjoy sitting on a carpet to listen to the teacher read a book.

    • To start to figure out their emotions and how to transition from one thing to another. Example: playing to clean up and moving their bodies dancing to sitting for book time.

    • That teachers and parents are great helpers.

    • How to separate from their parents in a positive way.

    • Playing outside in all types of weather is fun and exciting.

    • Laughing and making new friends is a wonderful start to a great day.

3Day Class


Our 3Day Class turtles discover just how fun our playground can be!​

  • Must be 3 years old by August 31st (turning 4 during the school year)

  • Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9AM-11:25AM

  • $135/month tuition

  • Up to 21 students

  • Caregivers stay the same day each week as their "participation day" & drops off 2 days 

  • In our 3Day class, here are a few things that your child will be learning or experience:

    • Exploring is fun and exciting as they make their way to the art room, or maybe to our sensory table to play with play dough or just stop in the dress up room to become whatever their hearts are leading them to be.

    • Enjoying snack as they sit at the table talking to the snack parent about how their day is going or maybe what they did over the weekend.

    • Working and playing alongside their peers.

    • Starting to talk about their emotions and how they are feeling.  Navigating their world as they see it and finding out it feels good to talk about those feelings.

    • Listening to their bodies regarding the bathroom. 

    • How to transition from one thing to another. Example: playing to clean up or dancing to sitting ready for a book to be read.

    • Starting to take care of their needs and being proud of putting on their jackets, calming their bodies and making new friends.

    • That teachers and parents are great helpers.

    • Playing outside in all types of weather is fun and exciting.

Multi-Age Class


Our Multi-Age Class has less turtles in the pond but their play-based learning is huge!

  • Must be 3-5 years old by August 31st

  • Meets on Tuesdays 12:45PM-3:30PM and Fridays 12PM-2:30PM

  • $115/month tuition

  • Up to 17 students

  • Caregivers stay the same day each week as their "participation day" & drops off 1 day

  • In our Multi-Age class, here are a few things that your child will be learning or experience:

    • Free play with their peers both inside and outside

    • Using their imagination to dress up, whip up a dish in our kitchen area, or comfort a baby

    • Setting a table, sitting and eating a snack with their peers while learning how to politely carry on a social conversation during mealtimes and helping to clean up

    • Exploring a variety of art styles and techniques

    • Engaging in a variety of sensory experiences

    • Learning the alphabet and beginning phonics through our Zoophonics curriculum

    • Working on fine motor skills through our student-paced handwriting curriculum where they will learn to write their name as well as all the letters of the alphabet.

    • Learning about math, shapes, and colors in both large group and small group activities

    • Learning social-emotional skills: emotions, making friends, working through conflicts, sharing, etc.

    • Learning body autonomy such as personal space and using the bathroom independently

    • Music and dancing

    • Games, problem-solving challenges and puzzles

    • Exposure to age-appropriate literature

PreK Class


Our PreK Class turtles rule the school (or so they think)!

  • Must be 4-5 years old by August 31st

  • Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 12PM-2:30PM

  • $150/month tuition

  • Up to 25 students

  • Caregivers stay the same day each week as their "participation day" & drops off 2 days

  • In our PreK class, here are a few things that your child will be learning or experience:

    • The alphabet through the Zoophonics and writing the alphabet at circle time.

    • How to write and recognize their names.

    • Enjoy sharing and playing with their peers.

    • How to navigate their emotions and how to talk through situations with their peers.

    • About friends and navigating those friendships through play and circle time.

    • Shapes, colors and numbers.

    • How to stop what they are doing, look at the person that is talking, and listen to the person needing their attention.

    • Our PreK program works not only on the academic part of getting kindergarten ready, but the emotional side of that as well.  Socially we want them to be ready to navigate their world in knowing how to work through their problems and ask for help.

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