Classes & Programs

3 years (morning preschool)

Tues., Wed., Thur.

8:30-11:30 AM

The children in this class range from 2 1/2 to 4 years old. This is our youngest class available. Our three year old classroom is constantly alive with energy and learning!  Children in these classes are given  numerous opportunities to learn through play with a variety of  amazing hands-on activities, and arts and crafts. We work on large and fine motor activities, and allow plenty of time to interact with their peers to let their social skill grow organically. Unique lessons paired with a compassionate and positive learning environment are all valuable components of this class for your toddler!   

4 years (morning preschool)

Mon., Tues., Wed.,

Thur.

8:30- 11:30 AM

This classroom has been designed as  a great stepping stone for children preparing to enter kindergarten.  With age-appropriate activities such as focusing on letter and number recognition, pre-reading skills, writing, math, and problem solving.  Students in the class are given countless opportunities to express themselves creatively, learn effective communication skills, and interact with their peer group.

 

Classroom activities emphasize different themes as we interact with our environment and materials. Our classroom schedule  includes circle time, outside play time, sensory explorations and fine motor practice and so much more! Handwriting Without Tears is the curriculum of choice as the kids learn both upper and lower case handwriting. This class is a perfect choice for inspiring a love of learning for years to come and provides a solid foundation for future learning success. 

4/5 Years (afternoon preschool)

Mon., Tues., Wed.,

Thurs.

12:30-3:30

This classroom has been designed as a stepping stone for our children heading to elementary school.  We focus on letter & number identification, letter sounds, and writing. Being able to vocalize emotions, basic communication skills, and problem solving, are also areas we cover in this class. 

 

Additionally, children will learn pre-reading and writing skills, along with basic math concepts, with our customized age appropriate lessons. Our specific curriculum gives children a variety of experiences in making choices, problem solving, role playing, and exploration. 

JK (Junior Kindergarten)

Mon., Tues., Wed.,

Thurs.

8:30- 3:30

Our Jr. Kindergarten class is specifically designed for children who miss the August 1st deadline for the Montrose County School District kindergarten program, or for those families who want to allow more time for their child to mature before entering kindergarten.   This class is a wonderful way to give your child the “gift of time” and prepare for the best possible educational success.  

 

Children in the Jr. Kindergarten are expected to follow directions easily, be respectful of teachers and are challenged to learn at a higher level.  Teachers have high expectations for these children as they prepare to enter the public school system. Our students learning opportunities in the classroom are focused on various  authors and activities are related to an array of different concepts. We also incorporate an artist of the month to allow our students to learn and practice diverse modes of artwork.  This class provides an ideal environment for students to experience great success and growth with dedicated teachers to work with them one on one. 

Before/After School Program

Available 1-4 days a week Mon-Thur.

Drop in option

We understand that families have time commitments to work and life and we want to help bridge the gap for you!   This program is available for families to drop off children a half hour earlier than our beginning school time. 

 

Our before program begins at 8:00 AM  Monday - Thursday.  

 

After school programming is also available to our 3 and 4-year old classrooms, with a  start time of 11:30 AM following the end of their ½ day preschool program.

Our after school program will run until 4:00 PM Monday-Thursday.

 

Additional fees apply and families will sign a contract noting their desire to participate. This program is available on a month-to-month basis. Families are required to give a 30 day notice if they would like to participate or end their contract with this program, to allow us to be properly staffed.

To receive updated tuition fees, availability, and enrollment information. Please fill out our contact form or call our office at 970-249-5152

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(970) 249-5152    |   spkids.fpc@gmail.com    |    1840 E Niagara Rd  Montrose, Colorado