Building Academic and Social Success

Through Practice, Play, and Structured Activities

A Phonetically Based
Pre-Reading Program

Our pre-reading program sets the stage for the development of early literacy. The incredibly fun and interactive program, “Let’s Begin With The Letter People,” uses puppets to capture your child’s interest. Daily reinforcement of letter recognition is a fun and entertaining experience that heightens your child’s phonetic and pre-reading skills for lasting school success.

As Your Child’s Vocabulary Grows, So Does Their Confidence

Behavior and frustration can be big problems when children are unable to use words and language. Learning to understand language and speak are crucial first steps in self-expression. These steps take time and gentle guidance. Coaching your child to understand language, at their own pace, also means boosting their self- confidence, as confidence and language development pave the way for better interactions with others and essential social skills.

Solid Early Educational Framework and a Comprehensive Curriculum

Structured, hands-on learning experiences for your child aim to enhance their overall development. The comprehensive curriculum advances the whole child, on all levels, by promoting academic, social, emotional, physical, and creative development. Your child will learn about themselves and the all-important concept of self-awareness.

Examples of lasting life skills your child learns through guidance and play include:

  • Music and art appreciation, as well as self-expression through these mediums
  • Logical thinking and mathematical calculation
  • Visual and spatial awareness, for depth perception and coordination
  • Respectful relationships, social skills, as well as give-and-take interactions
  • The importance of movement, exercise, and developing strength in one’s body

Your Child Will Explore Their Creativity Through Daily Art Activities

Creative art not only increases your child’s muscle control and coordination by requiring them to clasp a paintbrush, markers or crayons. This activity also awakens a deeply self-expressive streak that has innumerable benefits. Proven to build resiliency later in life, art at this tender age boosts your child’s self-esteem. Imagination-driven activities such as dress-up and dramatic play allow your child to grow both socially and emotionally, as they learn to function in a group, take turns, and role play.

Spending Intentional
Time Together for Socio-Emotional Skills

Social time is an essential part of your child’s day, and a time when a lot of learning happens. This is why spending intentional time together makes up the most substantial portion of the day’s activities. By allowing children quality social time together, we encourage the natural evolution of interactions and deeper friendships. Creating a positive, lasting impact on your child’s emotional development sets them up for happy relationships and future life success.

STEAM CURRICULUM: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART, AND MATH

The curriculum at Apple Creek Preschool was chosen specifically for each age group to develop the skills necessary to be successful for the next school year. All levels of the curriculum use STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities that are presented in small groups using an activity-based learning method.

EXPLORING MATH AND SCIENCE FOR FUTURE SCHOOL SUCCESS

Our math and science curriculums are designed to encourage your child to think and talk about math and science throughout the day. Through inventive games and hands-on experiments, your child experiences math and science in exciting ways. Making this an immersive experience, rather than a structured sit-down lesson, ensures an innovative approach to these subjects. Allow your child’s curiosity to blossom now for the school years yet to come.

Co-Teaching is the Key to Classroom Success

Co-teaching is a unique method that is designed to suit your child’s needs in every moment. Two teachers per classroom allow us to spend the time it takes to make a child who is having difficulty successful, a talented child feel seen, and a quiet child feel heard. Each child gets the personal attention they need as one teacher keeps the classroom going, while the other can focus on the individual child.

Our "Child-First" Philosophy Makes Your Child the Priority

We are going to put a child first over our own needs in the classroom, every time. This straight-forward philosophy builds lasting bonds of trust and understanding between teacher and child. Our aim is to effortlessly enhance the emotional and cognitive development of your child. Creating a safe space, providing individual attention, getting to know your child as they evolve, and putting them first is at the very core of our preschool’s mission.

STEAM Curriculum:
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

The curriculum at Apple Creek Preschool was chosen specifically for each age group to develop the skills necessary to be successful for the next school year. All levels of the curriculum use STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities that are presented in small groups using an activity-based learning method.

EXPLORING MATH AND SCIENCE FOR FUTURE SCHOOL SUCCESS

Our math and science curriculums are designed to encourage your child to think and talk about math and science throughout the day. Through innovative games and hands-on experiments, your child experiences math and science in exciting ways. Making this an immersive experience, rather than a structured sit-down lesson, instills an innovative approach to these subjects. Allow your child’s curiosity to blossom now for the school years yet to come.

PARENT TEsTIMONIALS

"The activities are fun and educational"
I could not be happier with our experience at Apple Creek! The teachers are amazing, have a lot of patience and have helped my twins grow so much in all developmental areas. The activities are fun and educational in the same time. We love the school so much!
Cristina B.
"We couldn't be happier with our selection"
My wife visited 10 private preschools (mix of church-based and independent) before we decided on Apple Creek for our 3-year-old daughter. We couldn't be happier with our selection as the curriculum, activities, and teaching staff are all top notch. We can readily see how her development is being advanced by the school and she absolutely loves going.
Ron G.
"The teachers are so kind, warm, friendly and flexible."
Our experience had been great! The teachers are so kind, warm, friendly and flexible. My son is always surprising me with things that he has clearly learned at school, not to mention, the art he comes home with every day! The school accurately presents themselves as being inclusive. The pickup and drop process was new to me however it is pretty seamless. I might add that I am always amazed that the director says hi to every child she sees and knows them by name! Before attending I had heard great things about Apple Creek, I am happy to report that it rings true for me. As a mom I am happy to send my child to Apple Creek.
Tre & Lori M.

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