Threes, Fours & Transition

children in preschoolLUMP is committed to teaching the whole child, to nurturing a child’s sense of self-esteem and to providing a learning environment that is rich in experiences. We know that children learn best by doing and we support active learning by providing materials that are stimulating and activities that invite cooperative play. We encourage our preschoolers to explore, create, question, try again and discover their world. Our emphasis is to give each and every child a rich and nurturing beginning to the world of learning.

We offer developmentally appropriate curriculums for three age groups:

Thursdays and Fridays, 8:45-11:45am
Must be three by Oct. 1

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:45am-1:45pm – 15 hours, funded by UPK
Must be four by Oct. 1

TRANSITION – A bridge from Preschool to Elementary
Mondays through Thursday, 8:45am-1:45pm.
Must be five by Oct. 1

Monday through Friday 8:45am-11:45am
Must be either three or four on or before Oct. 1 (15 hours funded by UPK for4 year olds)

child at preschoolLUNCH BUNCH – Lunch Bunch is an optional program that extends the school day to 1 p.m for children enrolled in the three year old or full week programs. It is designed to offer more social time for children. Children bring their own lunches and time is provided for stories, songs, communication and interactive play both in the classroom and on the playground.

Fridays, 8:45am-1:45pm
Must be enrolled in a Four-year-old or Transition program.
Fun Fridays is an optional program designed to enhance and expand children’s creative explorations. Explore art, science and nature, children’s yoga and storytelling. Some projects will be ongoing and cooperative in nature and others will promote individual self-expression.

EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM – open to all students to extend the day until 3pm any day that they attend school. Children have a short rest time, a snack, and additional time for play.

Lakewood United Methodist Church also sponsors a PARENTS DAY OUT program upstairs from LUMP. For more information about PDO, click here to visit their web site.