Programs

Playtime Express (ages 24mos-5yrs)

 

Playtime Express is a flexible, semi-structured morning program (9:15-11:45am) that introduces young children to their first learning experience away from home. The program is divided into two age  groups: Tender Tots (age 24 months to 3 years) and Treasured Tykes (age 3-5 years). Playtime Express includes outdoor play,games, crafts, music, snacks, story and circle time.

​Preschool Express (ages 3-5yrs)

The Preschool Express program includes classes for three, four and five-year-olds. Morning sessions are from 9:15-11:45am and afternoon sessions are from 12:30-3:00pm.

Children entering a three-year-old class must be age three by September 1st. The three-year-old program encourages socialization, language development and skill development in large and fine motor coordination. 

Entrants for the four-year-old class must be age four by September 1st. The four-year-old program encourages readiness skill development, large and fine motor coordination, problem solving and peer cooperation skills. 

Tuition is based on one, two, three or four-day a week attendance schedule.

Lunch Bunch (ages 24mos-5yrs)

 

The Lunch Bunch Express option is available to children ages 24 months to 5 years and is offered once  a week.  Children need to be toilet trained to participate in this program.  Children eat a packed lunch from home and then enjoy semi-structured indoor and outdoor activities. The program includes flexible afternoon pick-up times of 12:30, 1:00,  1:30, or 2pm.

Parents often use the Lunch Bunch program to extend a child's day at Preschool and Playtime Express. The program may be used in combination with our morning programs, or as a stand alone program. A weekly sign-up procedure confirms enrollment. Parents are billed on a monthly basis.

 

2017-2018 Lunch Bunch is available on Wednesdays only, beginning September 20th. 

Cost: $6.25/hr

The Sign up book is located Outside the Preschool Office.  

Curious Kids Club (ages 3-5yrs)

This weekly program is designed to stimulate creativity in children ages 3 and up and is offered on two different afternoons. The Curious Kids Club meets from 11:55am-2pm. Children enjoy a packed lunch from home, then participate in a variety of activities centered around a monthly theme such as cooking, science, gardening or puppetry. The Curious Kids Club not only develops skills, but also encourages children to explore their unique talents and interests in a structured setting.

As with the Lunch Bunch Program, parents are invited to use the Curious Kids Club Express to extend a child's day at Preschool and Playtime Express. This program may be used in combination with our morning programs, as an early drop-off option for an afternoon program, or as a stand alone program. This requires monthly enrollment and participation. Fees vary per month, depending on the number of sessions held, and the cost of craft supplies. You are billed  prior to the month your child is signed up for. Cost is determined by number of sessions in a month.  Price is $14.50  a session.

Programs for 2017-2018 will be offered on Mondays and Fridays.

Themes for the 2017-2018 are as follows:

October:  Baking with Books  (4 sessions)

November: Blasts from the Hits of CKC Past! (3)

December: Passport to Marvels in Mexico (4 Monday, 3 Friday)

January : Arctic Adventure (3)

February: Kitchen Creations (3)

March:  Trash to Treasure  (4)

April:  Under the Sea (3)

May:  Tie-Dye  (3)

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