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KindergARTen -- a Nature based program for 4-8 year olds


Kindergarten (ages 4-8) 
 

Date: 30 weeks: Sept 20 - May 23

Time: 9:30 - 2:00

Cost: $900 *(sliding scale available upon request)  

Non refundable $100 deposit due upon registration.  Tuition to be paid in monthly installments.  Back out date December 2017.  

This once a week program for children ages 4-8 is scheduled to run Wednesdays at Community Art Garden starting September 20, 2017 and is taught by Community Art Garden owner, Emily Burkland.  We will weave our day in and out-side following a natural rhythm and will include music, art, snack and sack (packed) lunch. Outside time will include walks around town, to the library, footbridge, to the water as weather allows and working on and in our little garden space out back.  There will be plenty of free time and also of course ART with a focus on Sensory Art, Art stations, nature, social play and autonomy. 
 

Daily schedule:  (tentative)

9:30 - 10:00  arrival / morning stations
10:00   Greet the day / brief morning circle
10:00 - 11:00  stations / free choice / snack time as needed
11:00 - 12:00  OUTSIDE time
12:00   LUNCH (either picnic or inside)
12:30 - 12:45   Quieter activities such as story time / music time
12:45 - 1:45    FREE PLAY  (either in or outside)
1:45    Gather / circle time / sharing
2:00    Farewell

Dates for the program are:
Sept  20,  27
Oct  4, 11,  18, 25
Nov  1, 8,, 15, 29
Dec  6, 13, 
Jan  3,  10, 17, 24, 31
Feb  7, 28
March  7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 13

Snow day make up days will be May 30 & June 6