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Light & Life Christian Preschool

8264 E. CR 100 S.
Avon, IN 46123

(317) 839-5151


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A quality Preschool with 30+ years of experience. We offer 2, 3 and 5 day programs for 3 yr old, 4 yr old and 5 yr old children. Small class sizes (10 students:1 teacher) and 3 weekly specials: Gym, Music and Chapel. Secure building, hands-on theme based curriculum and we follow the Avon Community School calendar. Call today to schedule a tour!

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

Our children explore the world around them through the integration and celebration of weekly themes and hands-on instruction. We inspire our young children to be life-long learners. Preschool is a joyful time for children!

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
  • Pets for children to watch and care for
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 We provide additional learning opportunities with field trips, scheduled guests (Police officer and Squad Car, Fire Men and Fire Truck, Pilot, Farmer, etc) and 3 weekly specials: Music, Gym and Chapel. Our students present two Musical performances a year for their parents and family.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our dedicated teachers bring a combined total of 110 years of Early Childhood Education experience to our program. Our small class size (10 students:1 teacher) allows for one-on-one teaching opportunities. We communicate and work with Avon Community School Corporation to ensure our students are well-prepared for kindergarten.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Light and Life Christian Preschool offers each child a nurturing, educational and Christ-centered education. We provide a well-rounded academic curriculum that includes: pre-reading, writing and phonics instruction; mathematics and science, art projects, story time, special events, fields trips and so much more! Our students enjoy three weekly specials: Music, Gym and Chapel.

A Typical Day

We endeavor to provide our students with a flexible, educational, hands-on FUN program! Below is our sample class schedule:

9:00 -9:30 am: Arrival time/Fine motor activity (Name tracing, Scissor skills, Play-doh, Puzzles, etc)

9:30-9:50 am: Circle Time (Pledges, Calendar, Days of the week, Bible story and verse, Alphabet review, Zoo-Phonics, Sight words, First story of the day)

9:50-10am: Restroom break

10:00 -10:45 am: Learning Centers (Art, Math, Science, Alphabet and Zoo-Phonics games, Journals, Computer skills, Housekeeping, Sensory Table, Table work with Teacher, etc).

10:45-11:05 am: Specials (Gym, Music and Chapel--once per week)

11:10-11:30 am: Large Motor Activity/Free Play (Outdoors, weather permitting)

11:30-11:40 am: Story time, Large group discussion

11:40 am: Clean-up and Pack-up

12:00 pm: Dismissal

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Our Teachers share their daily schedule with parents on the communication board, posted directly outside the classroom door. Weekly newsletters and monthly calendars are also sent home. Our Facebook page (Light and Life Christian Preschool) shares photos, videos and reminders/updates to our families.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

Our Meet the Teacher and Class Event helps our young friends explore the classroom, school and playground while meeting their Teacher and new friends prior to the start of the school year.