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Schools - Big Sky Pre-School

Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730

(406) 995-2565


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Big Sky Preschool provide's children with a learning environment and the various experiences which help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
To foster independence, self-direction and personal responsibility.
To select instructional objectives and curricula appropriate for each student based upon ongoing assessment.
To involve parents in the educational activities of the program and enhance their roles as the principal influence on the child's education and development.
To increase parents' knowledge, understanding, skills and experiences in child growth and development.
To identify and reinforce experiences in the home that relate to educational activities. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Daily Schedule:
8:00 9:00 Arrival and Greetings
9:00 9:40 Circle Time
9:40 10:00 Snack
10:00 11:30 Lessons/Craft/Free Play
11:30 12:30 Lunch
12:30 1:00 Clean up/Prep for Naps
1:00 Nap/Outside
2:00 2:40 Circle Time
2:40 3:15 Lessons/Crafts/Free Play
3:15 3:30 Snack & Pick up
3:30 6:00 After school program
Crafts/Free Play
5:30 6:00 Pick Up"
Excerpted from the preschool's website