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Program Details

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During their time in the Patient Penguins classroom, each child is given the opportunity to learn in a preschool rich environment. This experience consists of a morning circle time with calendar and our weekly theme, learning area activities centered around art, more challenging math and science skills, with an additional emphasis on both upper and lowercase letters through Zoophonics. Throughout the year, we continue with self-help skills in our preparation to Kindergarten Readiness. Our Patient Penguins classroom is taking one nap a day, playing outdoors twice a day, and enjoying our nutritional menu.

  • Adult to child ratio: 1:12

  • Personal cot and storage area provided

  • Parents provide an extra set of clothes and a cot sheet

  • Center provides wipes

  • Comfortable shoes are required

  • Secure live video feed

  • Special art and various age development projects

  • Bi-Weekly Bible stories and prayers before each meal

  • Zoophonics and Handwriting Without Tears

  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack provided

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences twice a year


Patient Penguins

A Preschool Four's Classroom

Our Patient Penguins program has 12 children. We have one consistent and nurturing teacher caring for our preschool children daily.

Patient Penguins

Lead Teacher: Ms. Amanda

My name is Amanda. I am so excited to teach in the Patient Penguins Classroom! 

I went to GRCC for 5 years, completing my general Associate Degree. I completed my CDA in 2021 and am excited to move forward with my teaching experience. I found my calling at Big Steps and just knew this was the path for me!


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