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Preschool Education

Philosophy

The preschool program of Trinity Lutheran School works in partnership with parents in the important role of providing for growth and development of the preschool child.

Objectives

  • Help the child to think of Jesus as their friend and Lord
  • Promote learning through work and play in a Christian environment
  • Assist in a gradual adjustment from home to school life
  • Help the children learn how to cope with life at their own level of maturity
  • Broaden the child's interests and experiences
  • Prepare the child for future school life
  • Assist in the development of good personal habits
  • Help the child to show love for themselves and others

Tiny Treasures

  • Two years old by September 1st
  • Two day program
  • Tuesday & Thursday
  • Morning session (8:15-11:00 am)
  • 8 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Early Learners

  • Three years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • Two day program
  • Monday & Wednesday
  • Morning session (8:15-11:00 am)
  • 12 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Early Learners Plus

  • Three years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • Three day program
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Morning session (8:15-11:00 am)v
  • 12 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Combo

  • Three OR Four years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • Three day program
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Afternoon session (12:15-3:00 pm)
  • 16 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Combo Plus

  • Three OR Four years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • Four day program
  • Monday – Thursday
  • Afternoon session (12:15-3:00 pm)
  • 16 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Pre-Kindergarten

  • Four years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • Three day program
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Morning session (8:15-11:00 am)
  • 16 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Pre-Kindergarten Plus

  • Four or five years old by September 1st
  • Child must be potty trained
  • One additional day for enrichment
  • Four day program
  • Monday – Thursday
  • Morning session (8:15-11:00 am)
  • 16 students per class
  • Teacher and aide

Daily Schedules

  • Arrival
  • Circle time & instructional skills
  • Sharing and listening time
  • Language skills
  • Free play activities
  • Art projects – Creative expression
  • Snack time
  • Gym or playground
  • Jesus time, Bible lessons and songs
  • Early Childhood Chapel Service
  • Group games & fingers plays
  • Science
  • Stories and Music
  • Prepare for dismissal

Ways for Children to Excel

  • Age appropriate activities
  • Creative art
  • Large motor activities (gym class)
  • Computer time k
  • Co-operative learning
  • Socialization skills
  • Field trips k
  • Special speakers
  • Dramatic plays
  • Introduction to alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors
  • Christian Values
  • Cooking*

* Pre-Kindergarten only


In the Gospel
of Mark 10:14
Jesus says
"Let the little children
come to Me."