Based upon knowledge of child growth and development, teachers plan individualized curriculum designed to promote the development of each child. We strive to help children become independent, self-confident, inquisitive, and creative learners.
Our curriculum goals are in the following areas of development:
Through school, a new and different world is introduced into the child's life. Westlake United Methodist Preschool will help the child to adjust socially by:
Emotions are a combination of physical and mental states, which react upon each other. Understanding the way a child reacts to situations, redirecting his/her reactions, and helping him/her to attain necessary satisfaction are important to the child's growth. Westlake UM Preschool helps the child grow emotionally by:
Physical development is an equally important goal to the child's total developmental process. Developments of large and small muscles in the child's body help not only in the attainment of coordination, but also with self-confidence, self-control, and independence. Fine motor skills are necessary before a child can write and manipulate scissors, etc. Westlake United Methodist Preschool provides a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for development, such as:
The United Methodist Discipline recognizes that children learn Christian values of love, understanding and forgiveness by the example of a loving and caring staff. Westlake United Methodist Preschool helps the child grow spiritually by:
Westlake United Methodist Preschool understands the child's innate ability and curiosity to learn. Through providing a loving, stimulating environment, the child will have the opportunity for conceptual and perceptual development. With an environment rich in varied materials and experiences, conceptual and perceptual skills will develop with the "whole child." WUMP helps the child grow intellectually by
Enrollment for all classes is based on the child's age as of September 1. Children may enroll for classes as listed below. Children may add additional days upon request of the parents and as openings are available.
M-W-F or T-Th
7 Children/2 Adults