PreSchool

Educational Preschool Program

Spanish Fluency, Technology and A Strong Math and Science programs of this level of education.  Our graduates are usually ready for 1st grade when they leave. The small student to teacher ratio enables us to focus on your child's fundamentals and organization in the formative years.

Toddler Room ( 24 - 36 months )

  • 5 to 1 ratio (state requirement: 6:1)
  • Circle Time: Pre-K Curriculum with take home completed projects daily
  • Computer education in classroom (age-appropriate software)
  • Educational material at toddler eye-level
  • Short educational videos
  • Outdoor play time daily
  • Potty training every 2 hours, private area for child
  • Infant CPR, background checked, fingerprinted staff
  • Changing station with bathroom sinks
  • Isolation Area for sick child parent pick-up
  • Written “How My Day Went Today” report taken home daily
  • Group meals and nap time (focus: self-feeding, table manners)

Pre - K Room ( 36 months + )

  • Free program at Busy Place location, 444 Central Avenue, Jersey City NJ
  • Younger students may be accepted into this room depending upon their developmental readiness
  • 8 to 1 ratio (state requirement: 10:1)
  • Circle Time: Advanced Pre-K Curriculum with take home completed projects daily
  • Computer education in classroom (age-appropriate software)
  • Educational material at eye-level
  • Short educational videos
  • Outdoor play time daily
  • Infant CPR, background checked, fingerprinted staff
  • Changing station with bathroom sinks
  • Isolation Area for sick child parent pick-up
  • Written “How My Day Went Today” report taken home daily
  • Group meals and nap time (focus: table etiquette)

Toddler Plus ( 3 - 4 years )

Three Year Old

Your three year old is being challenged physically, mentally and verbally. Their independence is being encouraged and their social, outgoing nature is blossoming.

By this age, your child has entered a structured preschool classroom with age appropriate activities combining structured time and free time. The program includes good manners, computer learning, language skills, speech development, health, perception, numbers, colors, arts and crafts, puzzles, developing large and small motor skills, shapes, and music. Daily group time allows your child to learn in a group setting. Classes occasionally view educational videos that are related to their developmental needs.

Weather permitting your child will experience the outdoors daily. Our facility has an enclosed backyard complete with a crawl through tunnel that our little ones enjoy. We also make every effort to go on walking trips and to local parks. Field trips and library visits are scheduled 2 to 3 times a year. Parents are encouraged to participate. See Toddler Schedule for more details.

Pre-K ( 4 - 5 years )

Our four-year-old program is a structured pre-k program, which will prepare your child for kindergarten. Our program teaches academics, exploration and interaction through dramatic play, math, science, safety, health, games, music, science, numbers, colors, perception, shapes, and puzzles.

Computer learning is a critical component of this program. All visual and sensory learning aids are at your child’s eye level. Weather permitting your child will experience the outdoors daily. Our facility has an enclosed backyard complete with a crawl through tunnel that our little ones enjoy. We also make every effort to go on walking trips and to local parks. Field trips and library visits are scheduled monthly. Parents are encouraged to participate.

See Toddler Schedule for more details.

 

Toddler Schedule

Arrival, Greeting, Creative Play

Begins at 7:00AM and Ends at 10:00AM

Activity of the Day

Begins at 10:00AM and Ends at 10:30AM

Individual Choice Play

Begins at 10:30AM and Ends at 11:30AM

Story Time Exercise, Music

Begins at 11:30AM and Ends at 12:30PM

Lunch

Begins at 12:15PM and Ends at 12:45PM

Clean-Up & Bathroom/Potty

Begins at 12:45PM and Ends at 1:00PM

Nap Time

Begins at 1:00PM and Ends at 2:30PM

Quiet Time, Puzzles

Begins at 2:30PM and Ends at 3:00PM

Snack Time

Begins at 3:00PM and Ends at 3:30PM

outdoor Play; Table Toys

Begins at 3:30PM and Ends at 4:00PM

Educational Table Toys/learning Areas

Begins at 4:00PM and Ends at 4:30PM

Individual Choice Activities

Begins at 4:30PM and Ends at 5:00PM

Pick-Up Time & Good-byes

Begins at 5:30PM and Ends at 6:30PM

Begin

End

Activity

7:00 AM 10:00 AM Arrival, Greeting, Creative Play

Saying Goodbyes to mommy and daddy.
Saying Hello to my caregivers and schoolmates.

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Activity of the Day

Always a wonderful surprise!

10:30 AM 11:30 AM Individual Choice Play

Fun playing with my very my toy or learning area of choice

11:30 AM 12:30 PM Story Time Exercise, Music

Nothing like a good book or Simon Says touch your toes

12:15 PM 12:45 PM Lunch

Yummy!

12:45 PM 1:00 PM Clean-Up & Bathroom/Potty

Clean up, clean up, everybody clean up,
Potty, potty, potty, potty, potty

1:00 PM 2:30 PM Nap Time

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZz!

2:30 PM 3:00 PM Quiet Time, Puzzles

Learning to enjoy quiet time with myself
Soft Music, intellectual stimulation

3:00 PM 3:30 PM Snack Time

Hmm, that tastes sooo good!

3:30 PM 4:00 PM Outdoor Play; Table Toys

Weather permitting, yippie!

4:00 PM 4:30 PM Educational Table Toys/Learning Areas

Learning by imitating real life.

4:30 PM 5:00 PM Individual Choice Activities

Getting our last play time in and getting ready for Mommy and/or Daddy

5:30 PM 6:30 PM Pick-Up Time & Good-byes

Mommy/Daddy's Here!