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Judah Christian Preschool

908 N Prospect Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 359-9210


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We Believe that:

Parents are the primary educators of their children spiritually, physically, emotionally, academically, and socially
The Holy Bible is God’s inerrant Word
The Christian preschool should cooperate with the parents to provide a Christian education for the child
Christ died and rose again for the salvation of children and adults
One of the blessings you will hear as you walk down the hallway in the Preschool, is the children singing Praise and Worship music to our Lord. They love to sing and praise, and watching their faces as they do so, is a real blessing. They learn new songs throughout the year, but usually have some favorites they sing almost on a daily basis!

The schedule in the Preschool is very flexible. We offer an early preschool program (8:30-11:30), a half- day program (7:30-12:30) and an all day program (7:30-5:30). A catered hot lunch is served to the half-day and full day preschoolers. You can tailor the schedule to fit your family’s needs. We ask that once you choose a schedule that it is for the year for continuity in the classroom. If at anytime you need to permanently change your schedule, we would be happy to help in any way we can.

We have a wonderful playground for the children to run off some extra energy! We go outside as long as the weather permits, and the children love it! We also have an activity room to go to when the weather is in climate.

Here at Judah, we try to focus the children on Jesus at all times. Even when there is a time out needed, the teachers pray with your child at the end of it to try and help the child see what would be an appropriate choice the next time. If another child is involved, we usually have the two children pray together and offer each other forgiveness. It is never too early to learn the power of forgiving one another!

Dress here in the Preschool, is very casual. We want the children to have the freedom to play and explore art and the playground without having to worry about their clothing. The only stipulation we would like to pass on is the wearing of "super hero" or character clothing. We want our focus to be on Christ, not the outside influences of Batman, Superman, Poke’mon, Digimon, Spiderman, Scooby Doo or any of the others. Also, please choose a full sized backpack that does not have these characters on it.

Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"• Bible stories and Bible memory verse activities
• Art activities
• Science, through hands-on introduction to God’s world
• Large and small motor skill development
• Music
• Social skill development
• Children’s literature
• Number and letter recognition
• Color and shape recognition
• Scissors skill development
• Increased vocabulary
• Occasional field trips"
Excerpted from the preschool's website