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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Lcms

1436 21st Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

(515) 573-3174


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our program provides opportunities for preschool children to realize his or her own potential as a three/ four, or five-year old. It is structured for the developmental age level of the children enrolled at preschool,

*To provide a loving/ caring, stable environment for young children in a Christian setting.

*To promote positive self-awareness through individual and group activities.

"To promote meaningful relationships with adults and other children in a sharing environment

*To develop motor skills and emotional/intellectual skills through a variety of learning activities and experiences
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"9:00 Arrive/ Attendance

This is when we work on names, and other awards

9:05 Jesus Time

We will cover stories throughout the Bible and talk about Jesus' love

9:15 Centers/Free Play/Craft

This is a time for social skills/ learning, and/ of course/ fun. We take turns working on our craft for the day

10:10 Clean-up

10:15 Date/Weather/Show & tell

10:25 Circle Time

This is the time we talk about our theme for the day using books, songs, finger plays/ flannel boards, etc.

10:35 Potty break/Story/Snack

11:05 Recess

11:15 Circle Time

11:25 Closing/Prayer

11:30 Class Dismissed

Excerpted from the preschool's website