3YRS- PRE K

What to expect:

What about food in the classroom?
Please be sure your children eat at home and don’t bring food to the classroom. If your child has allergies and cannot have goldfish or animal crackers, we will exchange a substitute snack you may want to provide. We provide a small snack for Grade 1 and younger in our weekend celebrations.
 
We ask that you do not bring cake or donuts to celebrate your child’s birthday or other special occasions as there are many children with allergies that cannot eat these foods.
 
Occasionally our curriculum may include making a snack to reinforce the Bible truth the children are learning. We will post Allergy Alert signs whenever we serve anything beyond goldfish or animal crackers.

What should I bring?
Offering – All kids have the opportunity to change the world through giving. Kids can bring their “change” (quarters, nickels, dimes etc) and put it the Plinko containers located in the lobby. Monies collected are sent to Miracle House, a Christian orphanage in Kenya.
 
When is my child transitioned to the next age level classroom?
Up through the 4 year old classroom your child will promote on their birthday. Please give one week’s notice for Transitions so that our rosters will reflect accurate information. You may inform the teacher or contact the church office.
 
Once in the 4 year old classroom, your child will stay there until “Transition Sunday” in mid June.

What materials will my child bring home each weekend?
The items and information your child brings home from his or her classes are valuable tools for you as a parent. Please read them over and discuss the material with your child during the week. Every time you talk about the Bible truths learned in class, your child will be confirming God’s Word and at the same time establishing that you as a parent think the Bible truths are important.

Curriculum
We believe even our littlest ones can learn! For 3yrs - Pre K we use the First Look curriculum. You can check it out.
 
Saying Good-bye
After you have completed the check-in process, simply wave a quick good-bye and leave for the worship service. As you know, it is normal for little ones to cry when leaving a parent. This does not last long, and separation becomes easier over time. Our leaders will immediately try to create interest in a toy or activity and give assurance that you will return after the worship service is completed. If your child cries for an extended period of time, we will text you.
 
Checking On Your Child
Feel free to check on your little one at any time during the worship service. However, we ask that you do so discreetly, trying not to let your child see you.