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First Presbyterian Church Preschool Program

700 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

(847) 295-1214


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The First Presbyterian Church Preschool engages children in their own
growth and learning by presenting age-appropriate materials and social
opportunities in classrooms with low student/teacher ratios. While
considering each child's individual needs and interests, the Preschool
consistently provides a rich environment that stimulates exploration,
discovery and social interaction facilitated by nurturing, highly-qualified
Activities that involve the whole child physically, emotionally, intellectually
and socially are provided through a process-oriented, child-centered
curriculum set within a framework of play. Creative teaching encourages
participation using materials that enhance learning opportunities and
stimulate intellectual curiosity and growth.
We strive to provide a positive, appropriate Christian early childhood
experience that encourages the development of happy, independent,
confident children who are eager to embrace life's opportunities and
Excerpted from the preschool's website