MLA's philosophy is that every child learns in a different way. To encourage learning of all styles, a variety of activities will be provided to nurture all aspects of cognitive, social, emotional, language, and physical development.
MLA Preschool Philosophy
Preschoolers learn through play. It is the process of play, and not the product, that reveals a child's development. We feel that there should be a balance of whole group and small group instruction in order to provide children with appropriate opportunities for success. The preschool environment should always be full of excitement and everlasting learning experiences. Please continue reading for more details about our preschool program.
MLA preschool is:
Hands-On Activities...Remember, children learn by doing!
Child-Centered...Adaptive to suit the needs and interests of your child
Socialization and Friendships...Attention to manners, feelings, and interactions
Songs and Fingerplays...Traditional and contemporary
Field Trips...Developmentally appropriate settings
Academic Kindergarten Preparation...Skills learned now will apply to later learning
Multi-age Interactions...Older students serve as role models and friends
Positive First School Experience...Affirmation can lead to confidence and a life-long love of learning
Loving and Nurturing...Respecting emotions and celebrating your child
Self-esteem Building...Encouraging developmentally appropriate independence
And...Fun, Fun, Fun!
We will do our best to nurture and support all of your child's best efforts.
Pre K for 3 year olds (Pre-K 3) meets Monday through Friday
from 8:00 am to 11:00 am in the Pre-K classroom.
Pre-K 3 Schedule
8:00 Arrival and Exploratory Play
8:30 Greeting Circle
9:00 Snack and Healthy Habits
9:15 Music and Movement Circle
9:30 Outdoor Play
10:00 Physical Education
10:30 Activity Stations
Pre K for 4 year olds (Pre-K 4) meets Monday through Friday
from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Pre-K classroom.
Pre-K 4 Schedule
12:00 Arrival and Exploratory Play
12:20 Greeting Circle
12:55 Physical Education
1:25 Activity Station
2:00 Snack and Healthy Habits
2:15 Music and Movement Circle
2:30 Outdoor Play
Preschool students also receive Spanish, Music, and Art every week.
Please call 304-296-9554 for more information.