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Bartlett Park District

Programs

General

All preschool classes meet in our secure preschool wing located in the Bartlett Community Center. Classes are offered for 3, 4 and 5 year old children. We also offer a pre-three class during the spring semester. Children must be toilet independent by the first day of class. The preschool staff is well trained in early childhood education, recreational trends, and keeps current with standards set by the National Association for the education of young children.  We believe in the philosophy that children learn through play.  The curriculum includes developmental appropriate experiences in art, language, literature, math, science, athletics and health.

New Three's

This class is designed for the preschooler who misses the traditional September 1st cutoff date. To be eligible for this session the student must turn 3 before January 1. This recreational class offers an introduction to all preschool experiences, focusing on socialization skills, developmental art projects, and play experiences including music and gym activities.

Class Time: Tuesday & Thursday class time: 12noon-1:30pm

Three's

This recreational class is designed to offer a variety of preschool learning experiences. Children must be 3 years of age by September 1st and be toilet independent. This play based program focuses on socialization skills, fostering independence and following a directed path. The program stresses all areas of child development through play, literature, art, music, group activities, center work and outdoor/gym time. 

Class choices:
Tuesday &Thursday class time choices: 9-11am, 9:15-11:15am, 9:30-11:30am, or 12:15-2:15pm
Monday & Wednesday class time: 9-11am
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday class time: 12:15-2:15pm

Four's

This recreational class is designed to offer a variety of learning experiences. Children must be 4 years of age by September 1st and toilet independent.  This play based program places an emphasis on important learning and social skills to prepare the student for later school success. These include listening and readiness skills, social skills, gross and fine motor skills and introductory math and science skills. Children will learn through play experiences, music, alphabet projects, group time, literature, gym and outdoor play. 

Class Choices:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday class time choices: 8:45-11:15am, 9-11:30am, 9:15-11:4am, or 12:30-3pm
Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday class time: 8:45-11:15am
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday class time: 12:15-2:45pm

Pre K

The Pre Kindegarten recreational class is designed to offer a variety of learning experiences. Children must be 5 years old by Jan. 31, and must be toilet independent. This class is also ideal for the child who is eligible for kindergarten but may need and extra year of preschool experience.  This play based class will focus on listening and readiness skills to prepare the student for Kindergarten. Students will have experiences in play activities, gym/outdoor activities, group projects, art, music, science, math, language, and literature activities.

Class time: Monday through Friday: 8:45-11:15am.