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St Paul Lutheran Preschool

1435 Wilson Avenue
Ames, IA 50010

Phone:
(515) 233-1914

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The mission of St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is to provide an environment for preschool children to learn and grow that is Christ centered and Bible-based. St. Paul Lutheran Preschool seeks to provide a quality, non-profit program as an outreach to all families within and surrounding the community of Ames. Our goal is to create a warm, caring, nurturing environment that fosters Christ's love. The educational foundation uses a Bible-based, age-appropriate curriculum along with a hands-on curriculum to build a solid academic preparation base for this age level. We strive to meet the individual needs of children in all realms of development: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, and social.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"The Three-Year-Old Class Schedule
9:00-10:15 a.m. Arrival, Small Group Activity and Free Time
10:15-10:30 a.m. Jesus Time (Chapel on Thurs.)
10:30-10:45 a.m. Restroom Break and Snack Time (Library on Thurs.)
10:45-11:00 a.m. Large Group Activity
11:00-11:15 a.m. Outdoor or Large Motor Activity
11:15-11:25 a.m. Story Time
11:25- 11:30 a.m. Closing and Dismissal

The Four-and-Five-Year Old Class Schedule
9:00-9:15 a.m. Arrival and Table Time
9:15-9:30 a.m. Opening and Jesus Time (Chapel on Wed.)
9:30-9:40 a.m. Letter of the Week Time
9:40-10:35 a.m. Child-Selected Activities & Interest Centers
10:35-10:45 a.m. Clean-up Time
10:45-11:00 a.m. Restroom Break and Snack Time (Library on Wed.)
11:00-11:15 a.m. Outdoor or Large Motor Activity
11:15-11:25 a.m. Story Time
11:25-11:30 a.m. Closing and Dismissal

The Pre-Kindergarten Class Schedule
12:15-12:30 p.m. Arrival and Table Time
12:30-12:45 p.m. Opening and Jesus Time (Chapel on Wed.)
12:45-1:05 p.m. Zoo-phonics
1:05-1:50 p.m. Child-Selected Activities & Interest Centers
1:50-2:05 p.m. Clean-Up Time
2:05-2:25 p.m. Hands-on Math Time
2:25-2:45 p.m. Restroom Break and Snack Time (Library on Wed.)
2:45-3:00 p.m. Outdoor or Large Motor Activity
3:00-3:15 p.m. Story Time, Closing and Dismissal"
Excerpted from the preschool's website