Programs

Regular Schooling

Three Year Olds

Our three-year-old students will be working on communication skills, becoming independent learners, sharing, cooperating, following routines and directions, self-regulating, and learning self-help skills through group activities and individual attention.  They will build a strong foundation for later academic and social-emotional success.

Three Year Old Goals

  • Manipulate a variety of writing and painting tools
  • Recognize colors
  • Introduce matching, sorting and pre-mathematic concepts

Three Year Old Goals


Fine/Gross Motor Skills

  • Develop and strengthen eye/hand coordination
  • Introduce scissor skills
  • Manipulate a variety of writing and painting tools
  • Develop skills of balancing, running, climbing, and throwing

Literacy

  • Exposure to a wide variety of literature
  • Develop oral skills through interaction with peers and adults
  • Introduce rhyming words

Academic

  • Recognize shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)
  • Recognize colors
  • Introduce prewriting skills
  • Introduce matching, sorting and pre-mathematic concepts
  • Introduce name recognition
  • Count to 10

Spiritual

  • Know God is the creator of all things
  • Know the Bible is God’s Word
  • Know Jesus is God’s Son, He died for us and rose again
  • Learn that daily prayer is important communication with God
  • Learn Godly character through stories and experiences

Social/Emotional

  • Parent/child separate easily
  • Children develop self-help skills
  • Children interact with peers/develop relationships
  • Children learn about themselves, their family, and their culture
  • Provide experiences for success and competence to develop self confidence
  • Children to see themselves as God’s precious creation
  • Identify/recognize emotions and successfully navigate them

Prekindergarten

Our prekindergarten students will be working towards individual growth and collaboration with others as they build on their skills to get ready for kindergarten. Group activities, individual attention, and hands on experience help our prekindergartner’s improve their literacy, writing skills, math skills, fine motor abilities, creativity through art and dramatic play, and so much more.

Prekindergarten Goals

  • Write name correctly using upper and lowercase letters
  • Develop oral language skills
  • Recognize upper and lowercase alphabet letters

Prekindergarten Goals


Fine/Gross Motor Skills

  • Develop and strengthen eye/hand coordination
  • Strengthen scissor skills/cut simple shapes
  • Manipulate a variety of writing and painting tools
  • Write name correctly using upper and lowercase letters
  • Copy simple shapes
  • Develop skills of balancing, running, climbing, and throwing

Literacy

  • Exposure to a wide variety of literature
  • Develop oral language skills
  • Recognize rhyming words
  • Recognize upper and lowercase alphabet
  • Recognize beginning phonetic sounds

Academic

  • Recognize shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, diamond, octagon)
  • Recognize sizes and positions
  • Develop sorting and matching skills
  • Recognize colors (red, blue, purple, green, yellow, brown, orange, black)
  • Count to 25
  • Recognize numbers 1-20
  • Simple addition/subtraction using manipulative

Spiritual

  • Know God is the creator of all things
  • Know the Bible is God’s Word
  • Know Jesus is God’s Son, He died for us and rose again
  • Learn that daily prayer is important communication with God
  • Learn Godly character through stories and experiences

Social/Emotional

  • Parent/child separate easily
  • Children develop self-help skills
  • Children interact with peers/develop relationships
  • Children learn about themselves, their family, and their culture
  • Provide experiences for success and competence to develop self confidence
  • Children to see themselves as God’s precious creation
  • Identify/recognize emotions and successfully navigate them

Transitional Kindergarten

Transitional kindergarten builds on what children have learned in prekindergarten and offers our students with later birthdays extra time to prepare for entering kindergarten, as well as an opportunity to bridge the gap to meet the social-emotional and academic needs of those who might not be ready for traditional kindergarten.

Transitional Kinder Goals

  • Develop sorting, matching and graphing skills
  • Know the days of the week/months of the year
  • Introduce telling time

Transitional Kindergarten Goals


Fine/Gross Motor Skills

  • Grasp a pencil correctly
  • Manipulate a variety of writing and painting tools
  • Scissor skills/cuts shapes
  • Write name correctly using upper and lowercase letters
  • Draws simple shapes
  • Develop skills of balancing, running, climbing, and throwing
  • Lacing
  • Swinging

Literacy

  • Exposure to a wide variety of literature
  • Develop oral skills through interaction with peers and adults
  • Rhyming words
  • Identify upper and lowercase alphabet
  • Identify the sound of each letter

Academic

  • Know the days of the week/months of the year
  • Memorize scripture verses and short poems
  • Recognize shapes (up to pentagon, hexagon, octagon)
  • Recognize sizes and positions
  • Sequence up to six pictures
  • Develop sorting, matching and graphing skills
  • Identify and copy patterns
  • Connect numbers to concrete objects
  • Count to 100
  • Introduce counting by 10’s
  • Write numbers 1-30
  • Identify numbers to 100
  • Simple addition using manipulatives
  • Introduce telling time
  • Understands and names opposites

Spiritual

  • Know God is the creator of all things
  • Know the Bible is God’s Word
  • Know Jesus is God’s Son, He died for us and rose again
  • Learn that daily prayer is important communication with God
  • Learn Godly character through stories and experiences

Social/Emotional

  • Parent/child separate easily
  • Children develop self-help skills
  • Children interact with peers/develop relationships
  • Children learn about themselves, their family, and their culture
  • Provide experiences for success and competence to develop self confidence
  • Children to see themselves as God’s precious creation
  • Identify/recognize emotions and successfully navigate them

Kindergarten

In kindergarten, students will continue to learn foundational reading and math skills, including blending letters sounds to make words and working with numbers in a variety of ways.  Students will also make strides in their cognitive abilities and writing development in a loving and fun learning environment that helps prepare them for first grade.

Kindergarten Goals

  • Identify rhyming words and rhyming patterns
  • Identify yesterday/tomorrow
  • Solve simple addition/subtraction problems

Kindergarten Goals


Fine/Gross Motor Skills

  • Grasp a pencil correctly
  • Manipulate a variety of writing and painting tools
  • Scissor skills/cuts shapes
  • Write name correctly using upper and lowercase letters
  • Draws simple shapes
  • Develop skills of balancing, running, climbing, and throwing

Literacy

  • Exposure to a wide variety of literature
  • Promote oral language skills
  • Identify rhyming words and rhyming patterns
  • Identify upper and lowercase alphabet
  • Identify the sound of each letter
  • Blend vowel-consonant sounds orally to make words or syllables
  • Read one syllable words/simple sentences

Academic

  • Know the days of the week/months of the year
  • Identify yesterday/tomorrow
  • Memorize scripture verses and short poems
  • Identify sizes and positions
  • Recognize sizes and positions
  • Sort and classify objects by size, color, shape, position, or type
  • Identify and copy and create patterns
  • Connect numbers to concrete objects
  • Count, write and order numbers to 100
  • Count by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
  • Identify numbers to 100
  • Identify coins and their value
  • Solve simple addition/subtraction problems
  • Introduce fractional parts
  • Telling time to the hour

Spiritual

  • Know God is the creator of all things
  • Know the Bible is God’s Word
  • Know Jesus is God’s Son, He died for us and rose again
  • Learn that daily prayer is important communication with God
  • Learn Godly character through stories and experiences

Social/Emotional

  • Parent/child separate easily
  • Children develop self-help skills
  • Children interact with peers/develop relationships
  • Children learn about themselves, their family, and their culture
  • Provide experiences for success and competence to develop self confidence
  • Children to see themselves as God’s precious creation
  • Identify/recognize emotions and successfully navigate them

For Every Child

We believe that children should be encouraged to express themselves in
language, art, music, dramatic play, and exploratory learning.

Extended Care

Breakfast Bunch

Before School Care

Breakfast Bunch is before school care exclusively for Shining Stars. Breakfast Bunch is available for students only on their days of attendance. It is an extra charge from 7:30-9:00am every day the school is open. Breakfast is served from 8:00-8:20am.

Sign up before noon the day before by either calling or stopping by the office to ensure a spot in Breakfast Bunch. You can sign up for a single day, multiple days, or for the school year if space is available.

To cancel, contact the office by noon the day before or you will be charged. For Monday cancellations, you must notify the office on the Friday before.

Stay N' Play

After School Care

Stay ‘N Play is our after-school care exclusively for Shining Stars.

Stay ‘N Play is available for an extra charge for students on their days of attendance. There are two different options:

  • ½ Session: 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Full Session: 2:00pm-5:45pm

Sign up on a daily basis, for multiple days, or for the school year if space is available. Call before noon the day of to see if space is available, but it is best to plan ahead and give at least 24 hours’ notice to save a spot.

To cancel contact the office by noon the day of or you will be charged.

Spanish Lessons

After School Care

An introductory course to the Spanish language where students will learn while having fun; explore Spanish through games, stories, songs, and art; discover their natural ability to learn other languages; engage in actively using Spanish with their friends; and receive assessment on student progress.” .

Spanish lessons are available a few days a week from 2:10pm-3:00pm for a nominal cost. Space is limited! For more information, contact the preschool office.

Class Calendar

View our school calendar with upcoming events and classes

Register

Enroll in our upcoming semester of schooling

Cost of tuition

See our affordable tuition rates and payment plans

©2022 Creekside Christian Church. All Rights Reserved.