In the Penguin class, we ...

  • Encourage learning through play and exploration in a warm, age-appropriate setting​
  • Offer a wealth of storytelling, music and movement opportunities
  • Create a variety of art and sensory experiences
  • Explore colors, numbers, shapes and letters
  • Provide gross- and fine-motor experiences in a rich, challenging environment
  • Play indoors and outdoors daily
  • Promote confidence and encourage independence through acquisition of self-help skills​
  • Foster social and language development through cooperative play
  • Further develop social skills by providing activities for imaginative play
  • Learn to sit through multi-step, teacher-directed activity time
  • Practice sharing, taking turns and making independent choices
  • Master tools for kindergarten-readiness: scissors, paintbrushes, alphabet and math manipulatives
  • Work independently at centers
  • Practice sequencing and patterning activities
  • Expand work with numbers and math concepts
Penguins must be age 5 by December 1 of the school year
In our Penguin class we develop kindergarten-readiness skills without rushing the child

Miss Christine, Miss Bridget, Miss Vicki and Miss Jocelyn

For more information about registration and tuition for Penguins, see our General Info page under Classes & Tuition.


The Penguin class meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 12:45-3:15 p.m.