Our Programs

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"  Nelson Mandela

The educational programs at De Winton Community Preschool were created with our children’s needs in mind: to mature and develop in a safe yet stimulating environment. Take a look below to learn more about each program.

IMPORTANCE NOTICE:

As of September 11,  2021 the following spots are still available:

3 YEAR OLDS - Tu/Thurs morning

FULL

3/4 SPLIT - Tu/Thurs afternoons

Space Available 
4 YEAR OLDS - Mon/Wed mornings

Space Available

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4 Year Old Preschool AM Class

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am- 12:00pm

Please note, to be accepted for registration into the 4 year program the student’s 4th birthday must fall on or before December 31st, 2021.

Please note, ALL students must be potty trained, pull-ups or diapers are not permitted. There are a maximum 14 students in this class. 


Daily Schedule/Routine:

9:00am - 9:15 am  

Welcome circle/Songs/Weather

       

Monday

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Physical activity in the gym - movement to music, games    


9:35-10:10

Children have free time for play 


10:10-10:30

Circle time- calendar, theme and theme songs, music & finger play, discussion, preparation for snack time - clean up, hand washing

10:30-10:50

Snack time


10:50-11:35

Small group activities- 2/3 different activities directed by teachers, assistant and classroom helpers (i.e. fine motor/Hand-Eye Coordination at the craft table; Math/Science skills such as counting, Social/Literary skills such as maps, puzzles, matching, categorizing and vocabulary

11:35-11:50

 Show and Share

11:50-12:00

Goodbye circle

                               

Wednesday

915-9:50

Children have free time for play

9:50-10:00 

Circle time- calendar, theme and theme songs, music & finger play, discussion, preparation for snack time - clean up, hand washing

10:10-10:30

Snack time

10:30-11:15

Small group activities- 2/3 different activities directed by teachers, assistant and classroom helpers (i.e. fine motor/Hand-Eye Coordination at the craft table; Math/Science skills such as counting, Social/Literary skills such as maps, puzzles, matching, categorizing and vocabulary

11:15-11:30

Story time/Action songs

11:30-11:35

Goodbye circle

11:35-12:00

Outside play (weather permitting) - parents collect children from outside

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3 Year Old Preschool AM Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am - 11:30am

​Please note, to be accepted for registration into the 3 year old program the student’s 3rd birthday must fall on or before December 31st, 2021.

Please note, ALL students must be potty trained, pull-ups or diapers are not permitted. There are a maximum of 12 students in these prgrams. 

Daily Schedule/Routine:

Classes start promptly and doors will be opened at that time for greeting of the students by the teachers. Please be on time! 

9:00-9:45    

Children have free time to play. 

9:45-10:00

Welcome circle/Weather, themes and theme songs, music & finger play, discussion. Preparation for snack time - clean up, hand washing.

                          

10:00-10:20

Snack Time

10:20-10:50

Daily Calendar- Craft demonstration and craft activity

10:50-11:00

Tuesday- Show and share

Thursday - Story time/Action songs

11:00-11:20

Physical activity - movement to music, games (inside or outside - weather permitting)

11:20-11:30

Goodbye circle

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3 & 4 Year Old Preschool PM Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00pm - 2:30pm

​Please note, to be accepted for registration into the 3 year old program the student’s 3rd birthday must fall on or before December 31st, 2021.

Please note, ALL students must be potty trained, pull-ups or diapers are not permitted. There are a maximum of 12 students in these prgrams. 

Daily Schedule/Routine:

Classes start promptly and doors will be opened at that time for greeting of the students by the teachers. Please be on time! 

12:00-12:45    

Children have free time to play. 

12:45-1:00

Welcome circle/Weather, themes and theme songs, music & finger play, discussion. Preparation for snack time - clean up, hand washing.

                          

1:00-1:20

Snack Time

1:20-1:50

Daily Calendar- Craft demonstration and craft activity

1:50-2:00

Tuesday- Show and share

Thursday - Story time/Action songs

2:00-2:20

Physical activity - movement to music, games (inside or outside - weather permitting)

2:20-2:30

Goodbye circle