It is soon time to register your child for the First United Methodist Preschool for the 2018-2019 school year. Our preschool is for children who will be either 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2018. Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings or afternoons from early September to mid-May. Open registration for the general public and non church members begins Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
We believe that childhood is sacred and should be preserved.
We believe that children’s brains develop through their active, self-directed hands on play.
We believe that children need unstructured free play (without adult direction.)
We believe that children unfold in their development.
…Liken it to a box opening…one cannot open flap B without first opening A.
We believe that the current educational “push down” that we are witnessing in kindergarten must not continue on down to early childhood.