For children ages 3 and 4 years old 

As our youngest learners begin their educational journey, it is our desire to create a happy, rewarding experience for them. Each week's program includes a regular routine filled with fun learning activities. 

These children enjoy their mornings through singing songs, making crafts, cooking, playing games, experimenting with science, and playing outside. Creative, imaginative thinking is nurtured when we allow our students to openly experiment and explore using a variety of materials. A different theme each week guides our teacher’s curriculum, and learning happens in an emergent and exciting fashion.

Basics:
Cost (weekly): $195
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Extended Care: Available until 5:30 p.m. at $8 per hour. Pre-registration is not necessary; drop-in is fine. 

Preschool Program

June 15-19
Author a Day
We'll kick off with a week of reading and enjoying favorite authors, with class discussion including how books are made. We’ll end the week creating our own storybook.
 
June 22-26
Deep Sea Divers
Journey with us under water as we discuss sea creatures and habitats below the surface during this sea-themed week. Curriculum is taught through stories, crafts, dramatic play and games.
 
June 29-July 3
Art Fanatics
Paint, sculpt, create, and more! Our little artists will explore a variety of mediums as they curate their own masterpieces. Class discussion will include some of the greatest known works of art. 
 
July 6-10
Nature Explorers
We’re celebrating the great outdoors this week. Class discussion will include animal habitats and our weather.
 
July 13-17
Junior Scientists
We’re young scientists this week! We’re creating experiments, making estimates and predicting the outcomes, as well as asking “why.”
 
July 20-24
Crawling Creatures
Worms, spiders, ladybugs, bees—we’re exploring the wonder of bugs this week. Class discussion will include the differences between insects and bugs.  
 
July 27-31
Imagination Station
We’re upcycling this week! Class discussion will include reusing items or recycling them. We’re using our imaginations to create and play, and additional curriculum happens through drama and stories.
 
August 3-7
Down on the Farm
Farmin’ fun this week! We’re discussing and learning about what happens on a farm and different kinds of farms and farmers. We’ll make crafts, read books, do some basic cooking and play drama activities … our classroom will turn into a working farm!
 
August 10-14
Bakers & Chefs
Children will mash, smash, pound, squeeze, and bubble-up tasty experiments and crafts. Kitchens provide wonderful environments for creative projects and fun chemical reactions. Students will decorate their own chef hat and apron, and class discussion will include reading recipes, food handling and safety.
 
August 17-21
Fly, Soar, Explore!
3, 2, 1 … BLAST OFF! Children love talking about and exploring outer space. The class will spend the week discovering the wonders of our solar system. We will discuss astronauts, space exploration, planets in our solar system and more. All this through art, stories, and hands-on projects.
For children ages 4 and 5 years old (either entering or finishing PreK)

Summer prekindergarten is filled with an abundance of learning opportunities! Through outdoor play, experiments and lessons, stories, and hands-on activities, our preK students are joyfully busy all summer long. These young students are ready for some more advanced learning and skill building, as they become more independent and want to be challenged solving problems and taking steps towards leadership. Our teachers foster this stage offering a thoughtful, developmentally appropriate curriculum.  

Basics:
Cost (weekly): $195
Hours: Mornings: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Afternoons 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Lunch Hour & Recess: If your child is enrolled in both a morning and afternoon class, then we offer care between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. at no additional charge. 
Extended Care: Available until 5:30 p.m. at $8 per hour. Pre-registration is not necessary; drop-in is fine.
 

PreK Program

JUNE 15-19
Tide Pools & Beaches
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This week we’re discussing tide pools and the beach. We’re learning about sea anemones, sea stars, barnacles, jellyfish, and more. This scientific week-long lesson will happen through stories, sensory play, and crafts.
 
Award Winning Authors
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
A week of reading. We will explore the beautiful world of children’s literature, reading stories from award winning authors, and even attempting to write and illustrate our own stories. For students who are just learning how to write, the teacher can scribe the child’s imaginative thoughts. We’ll visit our school’s library.
 
JUNE 22-26
Summer of Dr. Seuss
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Exploring Dr. Seuss books and the loveable characters all week. The curriculum is designed around Dr. Seuss stories, singing songs, creating art, and playing games based on the stories. Oh, the places we’ll go!
 
Science Everywhere!
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Science is all around, everywhere in everything we do! All week the class will be making scientific discoveries through nature, experiments, building, cooking, and more. This class promises to be hands-on, thought provoking, messy, interesting, and fun!
 
Exploring Eric Carle
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Eric Carle is one of America’s most beloved children’s author & illustrator. His storybooks are captivating in large part due to the innovative and unique art found throughout each book. His books inspire great social lessons using our thoughts and feelings. We’re enjoying and celebrating his work all week!
 
Teddy Bear Adventures
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
We'll be going on a bear hunt, having a teddy bear picnic, and acting out Goldilocks and the Three Bears! We'll read other children’s classic bear stories, such as Corduroy, Winnie-the-Pooh, and Paddington, each day, and we'll create projects based on these characters. Teddy Bear math and Stuffed Teddy Bear Day will round out the week. Class discussion will include real bears, too: how they live, how they hibernate, and what they eat.
 
JUNE 29-JULY 3
Coast to Coast
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We’re traveling from coast to coast through America this week! Class discussion will include different American landmarks and regions. We’ll enjoys foods and crafts from these different parts of America. This is a great way for us to say happy birthday to America! 
 
Incredible Insects
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Your children will turn into junior entomologists exploring the exciting world of insects. The class will read books about insects and create insect projects and crafts. We will go on nature walks to observe insects in their own habitat. We’re going to be scientists this week putting our drawing and notes in our own science journal.
 
People in our Neighborhood
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Who are the people in your neighborhood? Class this week is discussing the words “neighborhood” and “community.” We’ll be learning about community workers that make our neighborhood a great place. What are their jobs and how do they help us? 
 
Fairy Tales with a Twist of STEM
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
We’re enjoying classic fairy tales this week but adding unique STEM challenges… even STEAM (including "a" for art) challenges. We’re using our imaginations and thinking deeper on questions such as “How many Billy Goats Gruff can the bridge hold?” Students will be making predictions, designing plans and finding solutions to the fun fairy tale challenges.
 
JULY 6-10
Camping Fun
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Children will spend the week using their imaginations as we head out on a pretend campout!  We’ll pitch a tent in the classroom, sing camp songs, create snacks, and make crafts with an outdoor theme. Nature and camping is our theme this week.
 
Math is Fun
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A math journey as students discover how math relates to almost everything around them. Students will explore the magic of math through patterns, math mysteries, outdoor exploring, basic math facts, and math art. A class to help show children how fun and really interesting math can be.
 
Natural Wonders
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Emphasis this week is to explore nature using our senses. We’ll be listening for sounds of nature… the wind, the birds, insects. We’ll be smelling nature… can you smell the air or flowers or animals? We’ll be tasting nature… edible plants and honey. Each day’s focus is on a different sense. Curriculum is taught through science experiments, crafts, stories, games, and cooking.
 
People Who Changed the World
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
The class will be discussing famous, influential people all week. Each day, we’ll celebrate a couple of heroes from both the past and present. We’re also recognizing the hero in ourselves. We’ll be discussing characteristics of change-makers.
 
JULY 13-17
What’s the Habitat?
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We’re playfully traveling across the world this week to discover the sights and sounds of nature’s most vibrant animal habitats. A different habitat will be explored each day. Class lessons will be on the tundra, desert, rainforest, ocean, wetlands, and the mountainous forest. Class discussion will also include nature appreciation and the importance of preserving and protecting these wild places.
 
Literature Arts & Crafts
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The class will begin each day with a different piece of children’s literature. Interesting story related lessons will be taught. The perfect class for the child that loves books and stories. It helps to creatively and imaginatively immerse the children into the daily story. Creative movement is another way the literature is explored.
 
Frozen Fun
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
This will be a chilly week! Students will participate making frozen treats. Class discussion will include penguins, polar bears and the arctic circle. We’ll make a snow globe and experiment with ice and frozen fractals!
 
JULY 20-24
Under the Big Top
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A super silly circus week! The class will be discussing the circus through stories and creative dramatics. Children will be creating their very own circus book, making circus crafts, and cooking tasty treats found when going to the circus.
 
Science Experiments
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We’re scientists this week as we’re coming up with a hypothesis, following a procedure, coming up with a conclusion, and then analyzing why the conclusion and hypothesis were the same or different. Students work through a variety of hands-on science projects. The class will be working with easy to gather supplies such as vinegar, baking soda, water bottles, balloons, and food coloring. 
 
Farm to Table
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Class discussion will include the stages of the food cycle as well as different kinds of farms in our area. Lessons happen through stories, art, science and cooking.
 
JULY 27-31
Going Green
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Class discussion will include how we can help the earth and why it is important for all of us to go “green.”
 
Olympic Celebration
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
To celebrate our summer Olympics, we’ll have our own fun “Olympic” week. We’re playing games and making crafts. Class discussion will include interesting fun facts about the Olympic games as well as characteristics of an Olympic champion.
 
Summer Cooking
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
The season of summer brings some delicious and nutritious flavorful foods. This week, the class will discuss the science of cooking as we explore yummy textures and tastes.
 
Teddy Bear Adventures
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
We'll be going on a bear hunt, having a teddy bear picnic, and acting out Goldilocks and the Three Bears! We'll read other children’s classic bear stories, such as CorduroyWinnie-the-Pooh, and Paddington, each day, and we'll create projects based on these characters. Teddy Bear math and Stuffed Teddy Bear Day will round out the week. Class discussion will include real bears, too: how they live, how they hibernate, and what they eat.
 
AUGUST 3-7
Incredible Insects
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Your children will turn into junior entomologists exploring the exciting world of insects. The class will read books about insects and create insect projects and crafts. We will go on nature walks to observe insects in their own habitat. We’re going to be scientists this week putting our drawing and notes in our own science journal.
 
Fairy Tales with a Twist of STEM
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
We’re enjoying classic fairy tales this week but adding unique STEM challenges… even STEAM (including "a" for art) challenges. We’re using our imaginations and thinking deeper on questions such as “How many Billy Goats Gruff can the bridge hold?” Students will be making predictions, designing plans and finding solutions to the fun fairy tale challenges.
 
AUGUST 10-14
Animal Kingdom
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A week to enjoy all different kinds of animals. Each day we’ll focus on a different animal family. Lessons will be taught through reading, writing and drawing, drama play, science and crafts.
 
Build It!
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A week of hands-on learning and building. Lots of different kinds of interesting and kid-friendly materials will be available for the students to build to their hearts content! Simple tools will be used. Class discussion will include tool safety, building and repairing as well as community construction helpers.
 
Creating with Color
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Color, color everywhere! Art lessons this week will include colors, design and texture. Class discussion will include primary colors, secondary colors, rainbows and color prisms. We will be crafting, experimenting, and creating in colorful ways.
 
Around the World
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
A week of playful travel as we explore different continents discussing different countries. Lessons will happen through folk tales, crafts, foods, music and games that are traditional to each country.
 
AUGUST 17-21
Green Thumbs
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Our young gardeners will learn how to prepare, plant, and tend a garden. We will do a nature art project each day. We’ll enjoy snack foods found in domestic gardens. Children should wear their gardening clothes and be ready for the dirt!
 
Beach Crawlers
1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
All about the beach this week! Which interesting sea creatures can be found at our local beaches? We’ll discuss our beaches, play with beach sand, design our own starfish, and participate in other science experiments.
 
Profound learning for the continuously curious

15201 Meridian Avenue  N. / Shoreline, WA 98133
Preschool Through Grade 8  •  Greater Seattle