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Promiseland Preschool

1201 N. Beneva Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

(941) 955-7074


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

We use a Christian curriculum called WEE LEARN. This is an open-ended curriculum that is designed to meet the Florida School Readiness Performance Standards and are used to develop lesson plans that meet the learning styles of the children enrolled.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
  • Counting games, items
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
  • Pets for children to watch and care for
  • cooking
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
  • Music played in classrooms
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
  • Indoor gymnasium
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

Promiseland desires to see your child grow independently, make thoughtful decisions and choices, develop self control, develop language skills, large and small motor skills, love of learning, and self confidence.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Developmental screening tools, small class sizes and one-on-one time with each child ensure early detection of any areas your child may need additional help.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Promiseland is a Christian Preschool for children 2 1/2 to 5 years of age. It is an outreach ministry of Faith Presbyterian Church

A Typical Day

A typical day in the life of a Promiseland child includes a variety of fun and learning within a planned schedule. Including: Center Time, Circle Time, Snack Time, Outdoor Time and Group Activity.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

We will work closely with each family to make each childs experience successful.