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Kathy Witt's Preschool

Tooele, UT 84074

(435) 830-9614


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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
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught ASL - basic signs, alphabet. Music - Hand Bells, Recorders.

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

Arrival: Practice Writing, Tracing, Journals.

Free Play activities - Toys, Lego's, Dress-up, Books, Dolls.

Weekly Show and Tell, Story Time, Games.

Circle Time - Welcome, Flag, Calendar, Weather, Songs, Story Time, Theme Discussion.

Music and Movement - Dancing, Ribbons, Bean Bags, Yoga, Active songs with CD's.

Seatwork / Table area - Arts and Crafts, Worksheets, Letters, Shapes, Numbers, Colors.

Snack Time / Clean out Cubbies.

Free Play - Outside Recess weather permitting. Outdoor is fully fenced in with a Shade Area, 2 Slides, 2 Wiggle Cars, Teather Ball, Balls and Chalk. Indoor Recess includes Play-doh, Puzzles, Math Games, Sorting, File Folder Games and Books.


Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • 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
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

Parent Night is approx. I week before your child's Preschool Class will begin.

We will discuss the seperation and how it is best handled for your child, parent, guardian, childcare provider and teacher on your child's first day of class.