PreSchool at YWDS

Our Traditional  Pre-School, ages 2 through 5, is a carefully planned learning experience, accommodating the young child's natural desire to learn and grow toward independence.  Upon completion, children are well qualified to enter Kindergarten.

Experienced teachers aid the children

to intelligently pursue a variety of worthwhile activities, including:

  • Language Arts to expand thought and vocabulary through stories, simple dramatics, poetry, and discussion.

  • Reading Readiness to receive exposure to the written word and to learn the alphabet and it's sounds as an aid to reading.

  • Computers to develop fine motor skills using the mouse and keyboard to improve finger, hand, and eye coordination; foster creativity with drawing software and enhance classroom instruction with appropriate activities.  

  • Mathematics to further the child's interest in the quantitative value of numbers.

  • Science to observe, question, and experiment with natural phenomena in our world.

  • Spanish to learn language and customs of another country.

  • Art and Music to aesthetically enhance the mind and spirit through song, dance, listening, and painting and using other art media.

  • Physical Movement to develop small and large motor control as part of a planned program.

Our traditional preschool offers

full-day and half-day sessions

  • Full Day  - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Morning Half Day - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Afternoon Half Day - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Lunch Bunch - 12:00 pm-1:00 pm (flexible, additional fee)