Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2 PM and/or Friday 10 AM - 11:30 AM
The Toddler with care-giver program introduces the concept of a school setting to our youngest students. With both teacher led activities and unstructured playtime, children create, design, explore and learn while building their levels of independence. Please provide a snack.
Three Year Old Program
Tuesday, Thursday from 9 AM - 12 PM
Children are encouraged to explore an ever-changing assortment of activity centers including art, science, music, movement, puzzles, and sensory play. Learning through their play children gain experience following directions, listening to stories, playing cognitive games, practicing small and large motor skills, gaining independence, and moving from independent play toward cooperative play. Our teachers will assist your child through important milestones in their early school life. Please provide a snack.
Lunch & Learn Option
Tuesday, Thursday from 12 PM - 1 PM
Children in the Three Year Old Program may stay for an extended hour which allows the children an opportunity to continue their play-based learning. Please provide a lunch.
Four Year Old / PreK Program
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 AM - 12 PM
Children begin preparing for kindergarten through our play-based philosophy by exploring with art, music, science, books, etc. Small motor skills, including letter and number formation, are developing and are practiced through painting, three-dimensional art forms, clay, and complex puzzles. Literacy and language are emphasized through pre-reading skills, emphasizing letter sounds and sight words. Number recognition, early math skills and scientific exploration are also encouraged through hands-on learning experiences that appeal to the imagination of a child. Social and self-help skills are honed under the guidance of our experienced teachers, who work in partnership with parents to reinforce positive values and behaviors. Please provide a snack.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 12 PM - 1:55 PM
Children in the Four Year Old / PreK Program may extend their day to participate in additional play-based themed learning such as Spanish, yoga, art, science, geography, music, cooking, hiking, etc. Please provide a lunch.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9 AM - 1 PM
Join your favorite CNS teachers and friends for weeks of fun in the summer. Creative games, water fun, dinosaurs, bugs and more! Each weekly session is open to children ages three through those entering kindergarten. Snack is provided and children bring a lunch.