4-Year-OldJunior Kindergarten

Prepare your child for Kindergarten and develop a love of school and learning.

ProgramDescription

The Bearspaw Preschool 4-year-old Junior Kindergarten Program focuses on routines of the classroom, problem solving skills, independence and aims to help prepare children for Kindergarten. Emphasis is placed on listening, social interaction behaviours, conflict resolution, manners and following instruction. Fine and gross motor skill development is accomplished through classroom activities and daily gym time in our full-size gymnasium.

We focus on Early Literacy in a fun way by incorporating crafts and activities that support a different letter each week.  Our teachers use a combination of Hand Writing Without Tears and Jolly Phonics to support the child’s learning.

While our program is based on learning through play, we do offer a number of science-related *activities such as magnets, color mixing, measuring cups, water beads, sensory bins and a light table to ensure our students have a fully rounded experience. 

Dates andTimes

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Morning Session: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Afternoon Session: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

DailySchedule

Circle Time *(20 minutes)
Free Play & Craft Time *(55 minutes)
Songs *(10 minutes)
Snacks *(15 minutes)
Puzzles, Stories, Games *(20 minutes)
Gym *(30 minutes)

*Times are approximate and may vary 


Enhanced Program Experience

At Bearspaw Preschool we enhance our overall program by providing various special guests, field trips and special events throughout the school year.

 

Some of the places we have visited include:

Cobb’s  Corn Maze
Retirement Residence’s for Caroling
Butterfield Acres

Tobogganing
Skating
Fire Hall Tours

 

Bowling
Cooking School
Science Centre

Northmount Art Centre
Big Hill Springs Hike
Safety City


Some of our special guests in the past have included:

Monthly Music and Play
Yoga
Bricks for Kids

Reptile Man
Quest Theatre
Mad Science

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
Crock-A-Doodle
Creative Expressions Dance

Sportball
Curling Canada


Some of our annual special events are: 

Halloween Parade
Christmas Pyjama Party

Children’s Art Gala
Mother’s Day Tea

Bike Rally 

Year End Celebration

Registrations Open on January 13th,  2019