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Chilkat Valley Preschool

P.O. Box 1165
Haines, AK 99827

(907) 766-3213


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Is an early childhood education facility dedicated to the fullest development of the whole child. Our early-childhood education philosophy emphasizes students' immersion in play oriented, multisensory learning opportunities. We welcome pre-primary-school aged children of all races, creeds and ethnic origins.
The preschool learning experience seeks to strengthen children and the ties between their families, community, and other children. Some of the fun activities include…
Creating, Laughing, Dancing, Singing, Sharing, Exploring Planets, Sand, Water & Play Dough.
Painting, Reading, Writing, Counting, Baking, Creating Sculptures, Sewing & Dress up.
Community Field Trips, Make Believe Play, Practicing Good Manners and Patience,Building self-esteem, Growing & Thriving to name a few things we do at Preschool."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"8:45 - 9:00am Drop Off / Greeting
9:00 -9:15am Jobs/Circle Time
9:15 -10:00am Free Play/Cleanup
10:00 -10:30am Clean up & Snack time (parents welcome!)
10:30 -10:50am Circle Time
10:50 -11:30am Activities/Free Play/Cleanup
11:30am -12:00 noon Outside Play/Pick up "
Excerpted from the preschool's website