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Preschool Program

Preschool Program

3 - 5 years

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2 days (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday)

OR

4 days (Monday-Thursday or Tuesday- Friday)

Our nature early learning & preschool program is inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophy of education, follow Play-Based Learning.

Our classrooms are filled with loose parts, cultural artifacts, and natural materials that foster exploration.

“Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves.”

-Stephen Moss

What is Reggio Emilia inspired?

The Reggio Emilia philosophy is an approach to teaching, learning and advocacy for children. In its most basic form, it is a way of observing what children know, are curious about and what challenges them. Teachers record these observations to reflect on developmentally appropriate ways to help children expand their academic and social potentials. Long term projects connect core academic areas in and out of the classroom.

The Reggio Emilia philosophy is based upon the following set of principles:

What are Loose Parts?

Loose parts are natural objects or materials, which provide children with endless opportunities to build on their play. Loose parts offer children:

Children enjoy exploring and playing in their environment by manipulating and creating experiences with the materials they have access to.

The benefit of loose parts providing many opportunities for children to be curious, creative and make meaning of the natural world around them.

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Meals and snack

WE are providing morning snack, hot Lunch daily. We also provide 2% milk and water for your child. Menus are posted on our family information boards. We do not serve juice. We serve whole grains, fresh fruits and veggies, organic whenever possible, and lean meats.

BumbleBeeZ Schedule
3 to 5 years

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Before care /Flex drop-off/Free Explore

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Free Explore

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Morning Meeting

9:30 AM -10:00 AM

Breakfast 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Exploration Centers

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Outdoor Exploration 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free Explore

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Snack

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

After Care/Open Explore/outdoor exploration

Our weekly programs include

What to bring