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 March 5,  2021 the following spots are still available:

3 YEAR OLDS - Tu/Thurs morning

Spaces Available

3/4 SPLIT - Tu/Thurs afternoons

Spaces Available 
4 YEAR OLDS - Mon/Wed mornings

Full

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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, 2020.

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 - 9:10 am  

Class Starts – Welcome activities. 

       

9:10am - 9:45am 

Children have time for free play.  Free play consists of blocks, puzzles, glue and scissors, books, home centre, dress up and sand & water table


9:45am - 10:00

Circle Time – Greetings, calendar, weather, themes and theme songs, show & tell, music & finger play, and discussion 


10:00am -10:20am

 Snack Time


10:20am - 11:10am 

Small group activities (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


11:10am - 11:20am 

 Show and Share


11:20am - 11:40am 

Physical Activity - Movement to music, games (inside or outside - weather permitting)

                               

11:40am - 12:00pm 

 Story Time - Good bye circle

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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, 2020.

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! 

9:00am - 9:10am     

Class Starts – Welcome activities

9:10am - 9:45am / 12:10pm - 12:45pm

Children have time for free play. Free play consists of blocks, puzzles, glue and scissors, books, home centre, dress up, sand and water table. 

                          

9:45am - 10:00am / 12:45 - 1:00pm 

Circle Time - Greetings, attendance, calendar, weather, themes and theme songs. 


10:00am – 10:20am / 1:00pm - 1:20pm

Snack time

10:20am - 10:55am / 1:20pm - 1:55pm

Craft Time - Fine motor and hand-eye coordination skills are developed at the craft tables

10:55am - 11:00am / 1:55pm - 2:00pm

Show and Share


11:00am - 11:15am / 2:00pm - 2:15pm

Outdoor Play Time, Gym Time or Game Time

11:15am - 11:30am/2:15pm - 2:30pm 

 Story Time/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, 2020.

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! 

12:00pm - 12:10pm     

Class Starts – Welcome activities

12:10pm - 12:45pm

Children have time for free play. Free play consists of blocks, puzzles, glue and scissors, books, home centre, dress up, sand and water table. 

                          

9:45am - 10:00am / 12:45 - 1:00pm 

Circle Time - Greetings, attendance, calendar, weather, themes and theme songs. 


1:00pm - 1:20pm

Snack time

1:20pm - 1:55pm

Craft Time - Fine motor and hand-eye coordination skills are developed at the craft tables

1:55pm - 2:00pm

Show and Share


2:00pm - 2:15pm

Outdoor Play Time, Gym Time or Game Time

2:15pm - 2:30pm 

Story Time/Goodbye Circle