Our curriculum is fully aligned to Illinois Common Core standards for Kindergarten.  We are proud to be accredited by NAEYC-the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and we exceed high national standards for quality early childhood education!

Program Highlights!

We have so many wonderful things to offer your young learner, including but not limited to...

NAEYC Accredited learning program

3/4 Day class which includes lunch/recess time!

STEAM learning lab 

Playbased, hands on learning program

Certified lead teacher

Assistant teacher

Smaller class size for more individualized learning

 Certified Nature Playground

Offsite and inhouse field trips

Weekly specials including...

Jesus Time 

P.E./Stretch and Grow Children’s Fitness Class

Spanish with Senora West

Music with Ms. Sue

M-F 9am-1:30pm

If you need additional care for your child you can extend your childs day by enrolling in our Care Camp, which can be personally customized! 
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regarding our Care Camp

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Language Arts:

Our comprehensive language arts program utilizes components of Starfall

Orton-Gillingham curriculums  

Reading, comprehension, phonetic awarenesswriting, sight words, beginning grammar, sentence structure and vocabulary.

Guided Reading:

Our Guided Reading program is taken from Flying Start to Literacy, a division of Okapi Educational Publishing.  Vocabulary instruction, phonics, text features, reading strategies and fluency are introduced and reinforced during small, leveled reading groups in the classroom.  Guided reading groups are introduced in the second half of the year.


Our math curriculum is taken from the Envision Mathematics series by Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley.  Skills are introduced and reinforced through play, centers and hands-on learning opportunities. 

Count read and write numbers, patterns, shapes, data, addition, subtraction, measures


Social Science:

Our Social Science curriculum is taken from the A-Z Science series.  The skills addressed include hypotheses, data sheets, using diagrams, drawing conclusions, observations, graphing, inference, experimentation, and the use of scientific tools.

Life Science-animalsEarth and space, Earth’s surface, farming and weather.

Physical Science- magnets, how things move, light and energy, technology, simple machines.

Social Science- in-house field trips, local field trips, character trait building.

Curriculum Highlights!

Contact Us

(847) 526-7479 



 25225 West Ivanhoe Road

 Wauconda, Il 60084t Ivanhoe 

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