Belvidere Park District Preschool

Preschool

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Belvidere Park District Preschool offers a warm and welcoming place where all children are encouraged to explore and develop at their own pace. We believe that children learn through play with opportunities to explore and experiment every day. Our focus is on the social, emotional, and intellectual growth through problem-solving, large and fine motor skills, communication and language, and creativity. Caring teachers will encourage each child to try new things, meet new friends, and promote independence.  (KI)


Preschool Options for 2022-23 school year

Preschool (Ages 3-4)

This introductory preschool class will be exploring their colors, numbers, and letters through manipulative materials, arts & crafts, songs, and games. The focus will be on developing social skills such as sharing, following directions, and consideration of other’s feelings.  Basic kindergarten readiness skills will also be taught including listening, scissor and writing skills, and the beginning of alphabet and number recognition. (KI)

Location: Administration Office (Lower Level) ​​ Min: 10/30 First Day: September 6, 2022

Code Yearly R/NR Monthly R/NR Dates Time Days
401800-01 $1,125/$1,143 $125/$127 9/6/22-5/11/23 9–11:30 am TU/TH

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Pre-K Ages (4-5)

This program will build on the basic skills in preparation for kindergarten. Letter and number formation and recognition, writing skills, and building confidence will be the focus.  The topics of math, science, and art will continue to be built upon. (KI)

Location: Administration Office (Lower Level) ​​ Min: 10/30 First Day: September 7, 2022

Code Yearly R/NR Monthly R/NR Dates Time Days
401801-01 $1,404/$1,422 $156/$158 9/7/22-5/12/23 9–11:30 am M/W/F

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ABC’s & 123’s of Preschool

-Preschool will follow the School District #100 calendar. Non-attendance days will apply.
-Children must be up to date on all immunizations before starting preschool.
-Children must be age appropriate by September 1, 2022.
-Children must be toilet trained.
-This site is a nut free program.

Please download the RAINOUT LINE app for closings

The facility and program is not licensed or regulated by the DCFS. The Belvidere Park District does accept requests for child care assistance from the Department of Children and Family Services. DCFS must approve all requests.

Daily Schedule Program Highlights
Circle Time
Calendar/Weather
Centers-Craft/Letter of the Week
Free Play
Snack
Storytime
Kindergarten Readiness Skills
Art Fair
Field trip Experiences
Parent/Family Involvement
Holiday Parties & Special Events

2022/2023 Preschool Parents Handbook

PRESCHOOL PARENTS HANDBOOK

2022/2023 Preschool Registration and payments

Registration packets for 2022/23 Belvidere Park District Preschool are available at Rivers Edge Recreation Center. To register, return the completed registration packet along with a copy of a birth certificate and one month’s payment, which secures your child’s place and will be applied as your child’s May 2023 payment. Monthly EFT payments will be withdrawn on the 1st of every month beginning September 1, 2022. Please note: There is a one-time $25 supply fee to cover most of the necessary supplies for preschool. Payment made for the full year at time of registration will receive a 5% discount.