"Children are born with rainbows in their hearts, and you'll never reach them unless you reckon with rainbows" ~Carl Sandburg
"Ducks" ~ 18 months through age 2
In this group, children focus on learning shapes and colors, developing social skills, and self help skills. They follow a daily schedule which includes a variety of activities and play times.
"Frogs" ~ 3 year olds
Shannon is our lead teacher for the frog group this year. While in the frog group, children will expand on their knowledge of colors and shapes, begin numbers 1-10, basic alphabet recognition, fine motor and large motor skills. This group follows a set daily schedule which includes a variety of activities and play times.
"Turtles" ~ 4 year olds
The lead teacher of this group is Theresa. While in the turtle group, children will focus on continuation of numbers and alphabet, writing skills, art skills, as well as social skills and creative play. They follow a set daily schedule which includes a variety of activities and play times.
"Starfish" ~ 5-6 year olds (pre-kindergarten & Kindergarten)
The 5 year old group is called the dolphins. This group is taught by Taylor. Children in this group will focus on kindergarten readiness. They will work in depth on numbers and the alphabet (upper and lower case and alphabet sounds) as well as writing.
"Sharks" ~ kindergarten through 10 years old
For the school aged children, we offer transportation to and from schools in the South Fargo area. This schools we transport to for the 2020-2021 school year are: Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, and Bennett. The schools in our list do occasionally change from year to year, based on demand. In the after school program, children are served snack, do a table project or art project, have outside or large muscle time, and free play time. On no school days and summer days, there is a fully scheduled day which also includes a variety of group activities.