Preschool at FCS
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Encouraging Natural Curiosity and Sense of Wonder
Free Play, Project-Based, and Foundational Learning
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Preserving Childhood, Learning Through Play, Experiencing A Nature Based Education All While Preparing Children For Kindergarten And Beyond.

At Preschool at FCS, learners experience:

  1. A nature based education

    Research shows that children who have regular outdoor play are healthier, happier, and smarter than those who don’t.

  2. Small class ratios

    Individualized attention so that children reach their full potential and learn at their own pace.

  3. Art, music, and foreign language exposure

    Proven to boost intellectual, social, and emotional learning

  4. Mixed-age learning opportunities

    Exposure to more complex language and play
    Boost critical thinking skills and creativity

  5. How to develop intrinsic motivation to learn based on Fitz’ unique profile based model

    Lays the foundation for a life-long love of learning, and persistence when faced with challenges 

  • To create and express original ideas
  • To expand vocabulary through conversations and instructional activities
  • To show progress in identifying letters and the associations of letter sounds
  • To talk about favorite topics, books, and authors
  • To under book handling concepts
  • To move toward phonetic and conventional spelling by using a variety of forms of early writing (scribbling, drawing, copied print)
  • To begin to write, spell and read familiar words
  • To experiment and play with sounds
  • To gain information from listening to conversations, stories, songs and poems
  • To show progress toward listening respectfully
  • To apply mathematics to daily lives
  • To move toward the use of numbers and symbols
  • To describe comparative relationships
  • Identify and create patterns with real objects
  • Use simple estimation
  • To measure things in the environment, explore weight, temperature and time
  • Identify and appreciate geometric shapes in the environment
  • Understand 1:1 correspondence
  • To explore, experiment and ask questions about topics of interest
  • To experience a sense of wonder
  • To begin to hypothesize
  • To show an increasing ability to predict outcomes
  • To observe details and attributes of objects
  • To propose and explore possibilities
  • To grow in understanding of nutrition
  • To use observational skills to build awareness
  • To participate in improving the environment
  • To form an understanding of the natural world
  • To increase in the ability to initiate and sustain age-appropriate play and peer interactions
  • To recognize respectfully the similarities and differences in people
  • To show increasing respect for the rights of others
  • To extend help to others
  • To grow in the capacity to avoid harming self, others or property when experiencing strong emotions
  • To show comfort with silence and solitude
  • To demonstrate an increasing ability to follow and respect boundaries, schedules and routines
  • To contribute to the life of a community
  • To take action that helps make things better, correct mistakes and solve social problems
  • To recognize the importance of taking care of the resources in an environment
  • To contribute to play themes
  • To demonstrate respect for the creativity and work of others
  • To appreciate and celebrate the heritage of cultures
  • To grow in the ability to adjust to a change of plans or to alter plans
  • To participate in the ideas of others
  • To approach tasks with increasing flexibility
  • To demonstrate an emerging sense of self-awareness (identify interests, strengths, body parts)
  • To become increasingly more independent and interdependent
  • To begin to know how and when to seek help and from whom
  • Show growing independence in self-care (eating, dressing, tpoileting, washing hands, use of tissues)
  • Practice the correct procedures for self-protection ( gun safety, unwanted touch, natural disasters)
  • To begin experiencing acceptable risk-taking experiences (climbing, bike riding, exploring wetlands, heights)
  • To contribute individual strengths and interests to a group
  • To grow in the ability to persist in experiences and projects
  • To demonstrate increasing ability to set goals, to plan, and implement plans
  • To begin to organize projects and play
  • To demonstrate enjoyment in solving problems
  • To learn new concepts through active play
  • To listen to, sing, perform and play music
  • To grow in the ability to pretend and imagine
  • To use the arts to represent their view of the world


Your child can follow their curiosity and cultivate their creativity to become well-rounded and confident student that is fully prepared when they transition to Kindergarten. 


We offer a play-based before and after school care program for an additional fee.

Before care starts at 7:30 AM until school starts at 8:30 AM

After care starts at 2:30 PM and ends at 6:00 PM.


We offer a play-based before and after school care program for an additional fee.

Before care starts at 7:30 AM until school starts at 8:30 AM

After care starts at 2:30 PM and ends at 6:00 PM.