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Introducing the St. Michael School Pre-K Discovery Learning Program for three and four year olds!
We believe that creative play and discovery are great ways to instill exploration, curiosity, and love of learning.
Our focus will be on positive self-expression, social skills, self-help and self-awareness, fine and gross motor skills, and ways to explore Catholic beliefs, all of which are vital to kindergarten readiness.
Each day your child will explore science, create artwork, learn key math concepts, listen to music, sing, participate in structured and unstructured play, and have fun with movement games.
Activities will lay the foundational skills necessary to ready your child for success in kindergarten and beyond, while helping your child develop a comfortable separation from home to school in an environment in which he or she will feel happy, safe, comfortable and loved.
Three and four year olds are introduced to basic routines in the classroom such as listening, sharing and taking turns. Children will develop basic skills in problem solving and decision making in structured and free-play opportunities, with hands-on activities and enhanced opportunities for growth in critical thinking, cognitive skills, creative expression, large and small motor skills, and social and emotional development.
- Introduction to phonics and focus on literacy skills
- Introduction to numerical skills and key math concepts such as counting and sorting
- Structured and independent learning experiences
- Daily unstructured playtime indoors or outdoors on playground equipment
Daily activities include:
- Circle Time
- Learning Centers
- Story Time
- Music and Art
8:00 am — 2:00 pm, Monday — Friday
For those who stay a full day, there will be Quiet Time after lunch to rest, nap, or look at books.
8:00 am — 12:00 noon, Monday—Friday
*Pre-Kindergarten tuition is tax deductible.
Before and After School Care is available to Pre-Kindergarten students.
SMS Pre-Kindergarten Brochure
Children must be potty-trained to be eligible for these programs. Children must be three years of age by September 1 to participate in the Three-Year-Old Pre-K Program and four years of age by September 1 to participate in the Four-Year-Old Pre-K Program.