Preschool

Jenison Christian Preschool is Christ-centered and designed to keep little hands busy as their young minds
discover and explore the world around them. Emphasis on developmental learning provides a foundation for
the young child's future education. The program is available to young children beginning at the age of three.
 

Daily Schedule

  • Center play and discovery
  • Large group circle time
  • Small group time
  • Bathroom break
  • Hand-washing
  • Snack
  • Language development
  • Creative arts
  • Large and small motor activities
  • Prayer time
  • Listening to God's story
  • Praising God

 

3's Preschool
Discovering God's Amazing World

 

Spiritual Development

  • Listening to God's story
  • Praising God through song
  • Talking to God in prayer
  • Respecting God
  • Respecting others
 

Cognitive Development

  • Identifying body parts
  • Drawing a person
  • Identifying colors
  • Identifying shapes
  • Counting
  • Simple patterning
  • One-to-one matching
  • Identifying numbers
  • Saying name
  • Recognizing first name
  • Saying letters of first name
  • Zoo Phonics (letter names, sounds, movement)
  • Discovering handwriting
  • Listening to children's literature
  • Participating in rhymes, poems, finger plays
  • Discovering science
  • Discovering calendar

Physical Development

  • Hopping
  • Jumping
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Balancing
  • Cutting
  • Zipping
  • Snapping
  • Buttoning

Social/Emotional Development

  • Using words to resolve conflict
  • Using kind and loving words and actions
  • Making effective choices
  • Cleaning up
  • Learning responsibility
  • Listening
  • Following two-step directions
  • Taking turns
  • Making friends
  • Understanding feelings
  • Learning names

Creative Development

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Gluing
  • Coloring
  • Building
  • Pretending
  • Free Play
  • Singing
  • Creating rhythm
  • Moving to music

 

4's Preschool
Exploring God's Wonderful World

Spiritual Development

  • Listening to God's story
  • Praising God through singing
  • Talking to God in prayer
  • Looking for God all around us
  • Respecting God
  • Respecting others
  • Caring for God's world

Cognitive Development

  • Identifying body parts
  • Drawing a person
  • Identifying colors
  • Identifying shapes
  • Counting
  • Patterning
  • One-to-one matching
  • Identifying numbers
  • Saying first and last name
  • Recognizing first name
  • Saying letters of first name
  • Zoo Phonics letter names, sounds, movement)
  • Handwriting (numbers and capital letters)
  • Writing own name
  • Listening to children's literature
  • Participating in rhymes, poems, finger plays
  • Exploring science
  • Exploring community
  • Sequencing
  • Sorting
  • Measuring
  • Graphing
  • Exploring the calendar
  • Exploring the computer

Physical Development

  • Hopping
  • Jumping
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Balancing
  • Cutting
  • Zipping
  • Snapping
  • Buttoning
  • Using manipulatives
  • Climbing
  • Skipping
  • Galloping

Social/Emotional Development

  • Using words to resolve conflict
  • Using kind and loving words and actions
  • Making effective choices
  • Cleaning up
  • Discovering responsibility
  • Listening
  • Following two-step directions
  • Taking turns
  • Making friends
  • Understanding feelings
  • Learning names

Creative Development

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Gluing
  • Coloring
  • Building
  • Cutting
  • Pretending
  • Free Play
  • Singing
  • Creating rhythm
  • Moving to music
Jenison Christian preschool also offers a number of creative and fun field trips that sets it apart from most other preschools. Additional activities include gym, playground time, and engaging classroom visitors.
 
Jenison Christian preschool has earned a reputation as a program with a solid balance of learning and fun.
Our focus is to build young children's hearts for Christ!