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K'tanim Preschool Programs

LITTLE EXPLORERS
(Ones class)
Once a week, 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.

Each preschool child is accompanied by a preschool parent or caregiver. The morning will include exploration of toys, art material, snack, age appropriate stories, music and large motor activities both indoors and on the outdoor preschool playground.

TWO YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL CLASS
Monday and Wednesday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:15 - 11:45 a.m.
starting January 2017, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Our main goal is to lead the preschool children comfortably through the separation process and then expand upon the preschool child's growing sense of independence. Class size is limited to eight preschool children with two preschool teachers. Preschool Children do not need to be potty-trained.

THREE YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL CLASS
3, 4 or 5 day, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Optional Lunch 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

The preschool day is made up of familiar and predictable routines. Preschool children feel confident to explore independently and to discover and learn through play. Class size is limited to thirteen children with two teachers. Preschool children do not need to be potty-trained.

FOUR YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL CLASS
Monday - Friday 9:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

A more varied curriculum includes activities that develop the preschool children's pre-reading, math and writing readiness skills, while continuing developmentally appropriate activities in science, art, music and dramatic play. Class size is limited to thirteen preschool children with two preschool teachers.

Enrichment Classes

What's Cooking?

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
(This class is offered for the 3's and 4's preschool classes)

The preschool children will enjoy cooking or preparing a different healthy food each week. The cooking project will follow the theme of a story book about a food, which will be read to the class. The preschool children will enjoy making pretzels, pizza, soup, muffins, etc. which they will be able to take home to share with their families. They will also make a recipe book to be taken home at the end of the year.

Exploring Science
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
(This class is offered for the 3's and 4's preschool classes)

In this class the preschool children will do a hands-on science experiment. The preschool children will enjoy learning about colors, magnets, floating and sinking, bubbles, wind and rain, plus much more. They will be able to take their projects home. This class will expose the preschool children to the thrill of scientific discovery and a love for science.

Bring a Book to Life
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
(This class is offered for the 3's and 4's preschool classes)

In this class we will be bringing a different children's book to life each week. Using a variety of materials this program will be a hands-on experiential, exciting and fun enrichment program as the children embrace a love for literature

Extra-Curricular Programs

K'tanim Preschool offers a variety of trips for the three- and four- year old preschool children, as well as many programs which are brought into the school for the two-, three-, and four- year old classes.

Trips

•  Plasko Farm

•  Fairfield Woods Library

•  Jackman Park and Fire Department

•  A Children's Play

Programs

•  Mad Science

•  The Beardsley Zoo "Mobile"

•  Maritime Center

•  Yoga classes

•  Music and Movement classes.

Family Programs

K'tanim Preschool offers many preschool family programs for preschool parents to participate in with their preschool children. The preschool children will sometimes entertain the preschool parents with many holiday songs they have learned. We offer a beginning of year Ice cream party, Thanksgiving program, preschool family Shabbat dinners, Passover program, Special Person Day, Mother's Day Shabbat and an end of year preschool family program.

Learn more.

Parents and caregivers are always invited to visit our preschool classrooms, talk with teachers and staff, and be part of the decision-making for guiding preschool policies.

For more information, please contact Kate Luedtke, K'tanim Preschool Director, at preschool@bethelfairfield.org or (203) 374-5544. Registration for coming school year is now in progress. We look forward to welcoming you to the K’Tanim family!

 

Fri, April 19 2019 14 Nisan 5779