What do we do in Preschool?







If anyone is looking for a fun, affordable, structured learning environment for their three or four year olds, please call the Preschool at 262-895-2785 or email at NLCseeds@gmail.com



WHAT DO WE DO IN PRESCHOOL?

CHRISTIAN LIVING provides the opportunity to give children an understanding of the Bible, God’s gift of love, and promotes love, trust and friendship within the class through Bible lessons, music, and the celebration of Jesus’ life, prayer and visits with our Pastors.

ACADEMIC READINESS FOR KINDERGARTEN is vital for a child’s success in today’s society. Research has consistently shown that 3 and 4 year olds who attend a high-quality preschool are more successful in kindergarten and beyond - both academically and socially.

CIRCLE TIME is a group gathering during which we share our ideas, plans and observations. Circle time activities are designed to stimulate children’s thinking, enrich their social skills and expand their attention spans.

GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITIES give children the opportunity to use their muscles as well as their imaginations as they engage in fun, healthy exercises such as running, jumping, hopping and skipping.

FINE MOTOR ACTIVITIES help improve small muscle development and eye-hand coordination. Some common items found in the fine motor/manipulative area include puzzles, beads and laces, pegboards, crayons and scissors. 

ART ACTIVITIES help children creatively express their thoughts and feelings. They help reinforce fine motor skills and concept development in areas such as colors, shapes and size relationships.

DRAMATIC PLAY ACTIVITIES help children to express themselves, practice life skills, improve social skills, increase self esteem, build their vocabulary and solve problems.

MUSIC ACTIVITIES promote children’s listening skills, creative expression and social skills. In music children can explore sound, volume, tempo and rhythm.

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES offer children many hands on opportunities for observation, exploration, investigation, making predictions and experimentation.

SAND AND WATER ACTIVITIES allow children to experiment with textures and the properties of different substances. These activities also promote the development of other skills, such as math, science and language.

BLOCK PLAY gives children experience with many different concepts, such as shape and size discrimination, spatial relationships, number skills, balance, organization, cause and effect and classification. Cooperative play skills, problem solving and creativity are also promoted in block play.

STORYTIME is designed to help children develop an appreciation and enjoyment of literature. Reading activities enhance children’s vocabulary and comprehension skills, and also expand their knowledge base.