Pre-School in goleta, ca

(Ages 2-4 Years Old)
 

Program

Our child-oriented Pre-School Program emphasizes independent learning through discovery, participation and interaction with others. Learning areas include creative movement, dance, art, music, cooking, science, self-image, puppetry, drama, language, ... Read more
 

Setting

Rainbow School has expansive classrooms and playgrounds. Our spacious rooms contain furnishings and materials carefully selected with young children in mind. The safe and durable playground equipment provides ample opportunities for outdoor exploration.
 
 

Staff

Our well-qualified and experienced staff has great affection, knowledge, and understanding of young children. The teachers guide the boys and girls ... Read more
 

Snacks

A mid-morning & mid-afternoon snack is served. Children bring a sack lunch. A beverage is provided.
 
 

Our Commitment

Rainbow School offers a rich and challenging environment where children develop social, intellectual, physical and learning skills. Working and busy parents can be confident that their children are being well and affectionately cared for.
 

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to allow a child to learn through self questioning thus enabling him/her to obtain answers from experience. The staff provides guidance and questions to assist the development of your child's awareness of his/her world and self. ... Read more
 

Sample Daily Schedule

Schedule Varies According to Each Child's Individual Needs
TimeActivities
7:30-9:00Arrival, health check, exploration and use of inside interest centers, building blocks, cars & trucks, table games, playhouse & outdoor activities
9:00-10:15
(1stGroup) | 10:15-11:30 (2nd Group)
Group time consists of two time periods. This is a structured learning time in which each group teacher is responsible for presenting activities that meet the needs and interests of the children and follow a natural progression of skills. Snack is served during the second group time. A variety of activities are offered to the children, such as, art, puppetry, sand play, stories, play dough, creative movement, and music activities. At the end of group time, each group teacher gathers the children for songs, music, and stories
11:30-12:30Lunch prep & lunch (12:30 pickup for half day students; activities for full day students)
12:30-1:00Nap prep
1:00-3:00Nap time (Non-sleepers get up around 2:30PM for outdoor activities & large motor games)
3:00-3:30Wake-up time, activities & snack prep
3:30-4:30Snack, group time (same as 9:00 AM)
4:30-5:00Circle time: songs, music, flannel board stories and large motor games
5:00-5:30Large and small motor games, stories, sand play, table games, and departure