Preschool

Registration begins on March 21, for the 2022/2023 school year!

1st month tuition plus a non-refundable $15 registration fee is due at time of registration. Register in-person at our main office, 705 Aspen Drive, 80911.

The following is required to complete registration: student’s birth certificate, current physical, current immunization records, and the Parks & Rec Preschool paperwork. Download WSD3 Parks & Rec Preschool required paperwork. 

Register by June 30, to receive a $15 early bird discount! Required paperwork is due at registration. 

 

Terrific Tots

Terrific Tots Preschool is a program tailored to the social, physical, and creative world of the 3 to young 4 year olds.

Age Requirements: 3 years by 10/1/2022 for the 2022/2023 school year (this follows the WSD3 guidelines)

Class Days & Times (NEW OPTIONS!): 
Mornings: Tuesdays & Thursdays OR Wednesdays & Fridays at 8:15 - 11:15am
Afternoons: Tuesdays - Thursdays at 12:15 - 2:45pm

Class Size & Location: 12 students per class with one teacher and one teacher’s aide. Classroom located at Widefield Parks & Recreation, 705 Aspen Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

Tuition & Fees: $1080/annual or $120/month
Monthly fee due the 1st of each month
Plus a one-time $15 registration fee (non-refundable)

Curriculum: Our developmentally appropriate curriculum is geared toward introducing the 3 year old to academic basics. Our environment encourages social interaction, curiosity and love of learning in a caring atmosphere.

Literacy: We encourage interest in books and stories in the classroom and through our at-home program called Book Bear, along with weekly visits to the Security Public Library for Story Time. Students will be introduced to the Zoo-phonics program to promote correct letter sounds and letter recognition.

Creative Arts: To develop and refine your child’s fine motor skills, they will use a variety of materials including paint, play dough, stickers, paper, and glue.

Science: Science centers are available for children to experience throughout the school year. Experiments and predictions, planting seeds, and nature walks are part of the curriculum.

Math/Problem Solving: Counting, matching, building and measurements are a part of our daily math skills. Through these activities children will enhance their problem solving skills.

Physical Fitness: Gross motor skills are developed through a variety of fitness activities. Music and movement, playground, and PE are incorporated in the weekly schedule.

Programs & Celebrations: The children perform special programs for families during the school year. The children can also enjoy a Harvest and Valentine’s party and other special celebrations throughout the school year.

Terrific Tots Enrichment Day

The brand NEW Terrific Tots Enrichment Day is a supplemental class offered to current Terrific Tots students!  The program offers various themes with fun activities including story time, songs, small groups, and crafts!  

Dates & Themes:
September 2 - Colors
September 9 - Shapes
September 23 - Space
September 30 - Animals
October 14 - Halloween

Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm

Fee: $10/Friday

Register in person at the Widefield Parks and Recreation Office. 

Creative Kids

Creative Kids Preschool is a structured kindergarten readiness program tailored to the social, physical, and academic needs of 4 and 5 year olds preparing for kindergarten.

Age Requirements: 4 years by 10/1/2022 for the 2022/2023 school year (this follows the WSD3 guidelines)

Class Days & Times: Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 - 11:00am OR 12:00 - 3:00pm

Class Size & Location: 16 students per class with one teacher and one teacher’s aide. Classrooms located at Widefield Parks & Recreation, 705 Aspen Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

Tuition & Fees: $2160/annual or $240/month
Monthly fee due the 1st of each month
Plus a one-time $15 registration fee (non-refundable)

Curriculum: Our developmentally appropriate curriculum is geared toward preparing the students to succeed in Kindergarten. We offer a loving, caring atmosphere to learn and grow in. With a focus in literacy, math and science, we also incorporate everyday life skills necessary to make  an easy transition to Kindergarten.

Literacy: We encourage interest in books and stories in the classroom and through the use of the Security Public Children’s Library. The Story Time program and checking out books are designed to enhance the student's reading interests. Phonemic awareness and interactive read-aloud play a part in our weekly schedule. Students will use the Zoo-phonics program to promote correct letter sounds and letter recognition.

Creative Media: To develop and refine your child’s fine motor skills, they will use a variety of creative media including paint, crayon, chalk, play dough, glue bottles, and more.

Science: Science centers are available for children to experience throughout the school year and change seasonally with the curriculum. Life cycles of animals, nature walks, color blending, and season studies are just a few examples of the topics covered.

Math/Problem Solving: Pre-math, number recognition, printing, and counting are covered on a regular basis. Problem solving skills that will be useful in all students’ daily lives are a continuous part of our curriculum.

Physical Fitness: Gross motor skills are developed through a variety of fitness activities. Music and movement along with physical education are incorporated in the weekly schedule.

Programs & Celebrations: Our students perform special programs for their families during the school year. The children also enjoy Harvest, Valentine’s and other special celebrations throughout the school year.