Pre Kindergarten

Four Year Old Classes

Honey Tree offers a Pre Kindergarten program that is developmentally and age-appropriate for children 4-5 years old. It provides for growing independence, supports, and encourages skill development and confidence in an active learning and play environment. The focus is on school and Kindergarten readiness for children who are 4 years old by early fall. Our Pre-Kindergarten classes have 12 -14 children with a teacher and assistant teacher.

Days and Times

Morning

  • Monday thru Friday (8:30 - 11:45)
  • Monday / Wednesday / Friday (8:30 -11:30)
  • Extended Monday/Wednesday (8:30 - 1:00) & Friday (8:30 - 11:45)
  • Extended Tuesday/Thursday ( 8:30 - 1:00)

Afternoon

  • Monday - Thursday ( 12:30 - 3:30)

 

Boy at a Table Placing Letters into a Letter Puzzle

Sample Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for our Pre Kindergarten class so you can know what to expect.

Activity Time Purpose Experiences & Activities
Morning Circle 8:30 - 8:45 Community, Whole group experience, Developing social/emotional, language/communication and thinking skills Welcome, Hello Songs, Story, Introducing activities or theme for the day
Indoor Discovery and Play 8:45 - 9:45 Self selecting activity, learning/play centers, independence and decision making Art, Blocks, Dramatic Play, Science, Puzzles, Table Toys & Games, Cooking or Snack Preparation
Circle and Snack 9:45 - 10:15 Large and small group experience and process, developing social/emotional, language/communication and thinking skills Stories, Fingerplays, Music, Movement, Science, Math, and Literacy Games or Activities, Handwashing, Snack
Outdoor Exploration 10:15 - 11:15 Self selecting activity, independence, decision making and developing large motor skills Sand & Water Play, Swings, Slides, Bikes, Balls, Climbing and Grass Activities
Closing Circle 11:15 - 11:30 Community, Whole group experience Naming favorite activities, Songs, Good-byes