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3938 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321
(515) 285-8401

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WELCOME TO WAKONDA PRESCHOOL

Through exposure to developmentally appropriate learning situations and tools with which to learn, we provide an atmosphere that will help your child grow socially, physically, and emotionally. Our goal is to provide and maintain a happy, positive, and safe atmosphere for each child.

Our program strives to help each child develop a healthy self-concept in their new environment and provide each child with many varied opportunities for learning.

The classes are geared to meet the needs and interests of the child enrolled. There is emphasis on social relationships, following directions and listening skills in the three year old classes. In the Pre-K classes, we learn about the world in which they live, in addition to early math and reading skills. Our Transitional Kindergarten is a program designed to give children one more year of learning and growing before entering Elementary School. Our curriculum in those classes is based on experiences with language, music, art, and science. Our program for the two year olds provides socialization skills as well as the opportunity for music and art projects. All classes have a "recess" time and are served a light snack. The Transitional class attends all day and follows a different schedule including recess, snacks, and lunchtime.

Each class sings a daily blessing at snack time. Songs, stories, and daily prayers are included throughout each day. We provide a loving Christian environment and a place for children to be the wonderful and unique creation God made them to be.

calendar graphic IMPORTANT NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Stay informed of important events by viewing the Wakonda Preschool Calendar

Aug 28 & 29 -
   Teacher Workdays

Aug 30 -
   Family Orientation

Sep 5 -
   First Day of School

Oct 11 -
   Pre-K and TK Field Trips

Oct 16 & 17 -
   School Pictures

Oct 25 -
   Wakonda Christian Church Trunk or Treat

Oct 30 & 31 -
   Classroom Halloween Parties

Nov 7 -
   Open House and Pizza Party

Nov 21 -
   No Classes - Pre-K and TK Parent/Teacher Conferences

Nov 22 - 24 -
   Thanksgiving Break

Dec 6 -
   Wakonda Christian Church Christmas Open House

Dec 10 -
   Preschool Sunday

Dec 12 -
   2 Year Old Christmas Open House

Dec 13 -
   Christmas Program (3's, Pre-K, TK)

Dec 14 - Jan 2 -
   Christmas Break

Jan 3 -
   2018 - 2019 Preschool Registration Begins

Jan 15 -
   No School - Martin Luther King Day

Jan 22 -
   No School - Staff Development

Feb 9 & 10 -
   Valentine Dances

March 7 & 8 -
   Preschool Conferences

March 12 - 16 -
   Spring Break

Mar 31 -
   Wakonda Christian Church Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 18 -
   Pre-K and TK Field Trips

May 15 -
   Pre-K and TK Graduation

May 15 & 16 -
   Last Day Picnics

May 16 -
   TK Field Day