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Sunshine Preschool

2344 W Cerulean Dr.
Kuna, ID 83634

(208) 830-9776


Sunshine Preschool is a private, in-home preschool that features small class sizes and an activity-based curriculum. We teach children ages 3-5 and help them make friends, have fun with activities, and be prepared for kindergarten. Please call us today to schedule a tour of our preschool!

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
  • Words displayed around the classroom
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
  • Counting, sorting 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
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
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
  • 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
Other subjects taught Sign Language

From the Director:

We believe that children learn best with an activity-based curriculum full of arts & crafts, music, rhythm, outdoor play, sensory play, games, reading and writing, and much, much more!

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

To see a Day In The Life of a Sunshine Preschooler, please visit this webpage:


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year