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Preschool Program

Ages 18 months - 5 years
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

FUMC Preschool Offers:

- Young Toddlers Class, known as MMO (Ages 18 months through 2-1/2 years)
- Toddlers Class (Ages 2-1/2 - 3 years)
- Preschool Class (Ages 3-4 years, toilet-trained)
- Pre-K Class (Ages 4-5 years)

We believe in learning based play. Within the children's play, we incorporate science, mathematical concelts, pre-writing activities, beginning literacy skills, self-help skills, art and social studies. The environment is arranged to allow children the opportunity to safely explore and freely choose their own activities. Lesson plans are based on the children's interest and include large group and individual goals. We keep our classroom's size smaller which helps in building relationships with each family. Our program successfully partners with parents to nurture and facilitate a relationship with each individual child that promotes creativity, critical thinking and cooperation. Based on relational spirituality, children experience prayer, stillness and wonder in their day-to-day activities as well as during specially designed sacred times. Each day, children bring a snack to eat together in class.

This state-licensed program offers keypad safety and a clean and bright environment in a convenient downtown setting. All classrooms are equipped with child-sized sinks and child-sized toilets to support and encourage self-care and toilet learning.


DAILY CURRICULUM
Circle Time
Free Play/Center Time
Story/Music Time
Outside Time
Sacred Circle
Snack Time


SPECIAL PROGRAMS
"SOUNS®"
Culture of Wellness in Preschools
Grandpals
Scholastic Books

Sacred Circle:

The Director of Children's Ministries meets with the preschool children monthly. Each lesson surrounds the children with experiences that reflect God's love for them, which includes stillness, prayer and wonder. Each classroom teacher offers a sacred circle throughout the week to remind the children that they are loved and that they are a blessing.

LUNCH BUNCH
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm, Cost: $7.50 per day/per child
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm, Cost: $15.00 per day/per child

The Lunch Bunch program is an additional program for children enrolled in our morning preschool and is offered Monday through Thursday. This program allows parents the option to pick up at a later time and is a fun way to make a great day a little longer Parents may choose one or more days per week. Registration is required and space is limited. This is a multi-age program. Children who are registered for the program will be brought to the Lunch Bunch room by their classroom teacher. Lunch Bunch is ideal for children who will enjoy eating lunch that is brought from home while socializing with their friends and teachers. Children will also have the opportunity for free play. 


BEFORE SCHOOL CARE
8:30 am - 9:00 am
$5.00 drop-off Fee

Before School Care (BSC) is an optional supervised service that allows parents to drop-off their child before the regular school hours. The BSC teacher will take your child to class at the start of school.

Space may be limited.

420 N Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719.471.8522
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