Preschool Program

Our preschool programs have been tailored to meet each stage of your child’s development.

For current pricing and details or to register, please visit http://nfcns.org/classes

Music & Movement (6mos-2yrs)

Music and Movement gets grown-ups moving and little ones grooving, with bubbles, bells, shakers and puppets to keep adults and tots engaged and enthusiastic.
Tuesday 9:00-9:45am

Parent & Tot (15mos-2yrs)

Parents and Tots is the perfect “baby” step into preschool, with a loved one close by to boost confidence and fun!   Music, art exploration and tactile play build big kid skills in a tot-friendly setting.
Wednesday 9:00-10:15am

Cubs (must be 2 by 9/1)

Cubs Class is a gentle “by myself” setting, where loving teachers support children’s growing confidence in themselves and this new environment.  Stories, songs, and growing friendships develop social and language skills; tactile and active play round out this important first school experience.  Max. 10 students.
Monday & Tuesday 9:00-11:15am

Bears (must be 2 by 4/1)

Bears, our almost-threes, learn as they play side-by-side with new friends and trusted teachers. Predictable routines foster independence, while singing, painting and pretend play encourage creativity. Young minds grow naturally through exploration and experimentation, with skilled staff at hand to guide and support.  Max. 12 students.
Thursday & Friday 8:45-11:15 am or Monday & Tuesday 8:45-11:15 am 

3-Day (must be 3 by 9/1)

Preschool suits 3’s to a tee, with learning embedded in hands-on, play experiences that delight and engage young children while building math, science and language skills.  Child-directed and teacher-led learning share a place in these busy classrooms, where stories, music, discovery and discussion help children make friends and learn about their world.  Max. 17 students.
Monday thru Wednesday 8:45-11:15am

4-Day (must be 3 by 9/1)

Preschool suits 3’s to a tee, with learning embedded in hands-on, play experiences that delight and engage young children while building math, science and language skills.  Child-directed and teacher-led learning share a place in these busy classrooms, where stories, music, discovery and discussion help children make friends and learn about their world.  Max. 17 students.
Monday thru Thursday 8:45-11:15am

Pre-K (must be 4 by 9/1)

The important pre-kindergarten year builds on a foundation of confidence and curiosity as children explore, experiment, problem-solve, create and move in an environment structured to provide the learning experiences needed for success in the kindergarten year to come.  “Missteps” become steps towards understanding as children learn the value of making mistakes and testing new ideas in an environment of acceptance and respect.  Max. 17 students.
Monday thru Friday 12:15-2:45pm

 

Enrichment Program

NFCNS is proud to offer a variety of Enrichment classes that extend the school day for all students from 3-Day through Pre-K.

For current dates and pricing or to register for enrichment classes, please visit: http://nfcns.org/enrichment/

 

Amazing Athletes

A fun-filled sports program that incorporates physical fitness, muscle tone and gross motor skills while playing and learning a variety of sports. Baseball, basketball, hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, soccer, football and golf are some of the featured sports.

Wed Pre-K Enrichment

Includes cooking, yoga & lunch bunch (with lunch brought from home). Cook’n’Learn: Your preschool chef will experiment and eat, all in the same session! Yoga Tales: Children’s yoga and movement with a “twist” – movement and yoga experiences based on stories! Balance, coordination, flexibility, focus, creativity and self-esteem – all these qualities grow as children stretch their bodies and their imaginations!

Action Spanish

Certified Spanish teacher Jamie Reinberg will keep students on the move as they learn Spanish words and phrases – each class will include conversation over a lunch from home, followed by games and activities designed to make language learning lively and engaging.

Lunch Bunch

Students enjoy socializing and lunch from home with their friends, followed by unstructured play. A fun way to extend your child’s day!

Cook 'n' Book

Favorite stories provide the springboard for cool cooking projects! From The Gingerbread Man to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, children will delve into each book with spatulas flying and cook up a special snack to enjoy in class. Books, food and friends – the perfect recipe for fun!

Pre-K Enrichment

Designed especially for the NFCNS Pre-K student and taught by one of our own NFCNS Pre-K teachers, this program will provide extensions of the NFCNS curriculum such as handwriting, literacy projects, current events and math activities. Includes Mad Science and Amazing Athletes.

Summer Camp Program

NFCNS is offering “gap camp” to fill in that awkward stretch between the end of preschool and the end of public school!  Sign up for 9 sessions specially designed to spark creativity, shake off the school year and get set for summer!

To register for camp, please visit http://nfcns.org/summer-camp