MISSION:

“To teach, live, love, and serve just as Jesus did- so that all may know him.”

PHILOSOPHY

First Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten seeks to create a Christian atmosphere in which children will be exposed to the person of Jesus Christ.  First Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten is an outreach ministry of the congregation and is intended to be a service to the community. We provide a safe, nurturing and challenging environment in which each child is an individual. Learning is best taught through discovery and experience. Our qualified teaching staff provides a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the “Creative Curriculum” which readies children for their next educational setting using the goals and objectives below.

TEACH:

  • Nurture curiosity, imagination, and creativity
  • Encourage critical thinking and problem solving
  • Stimulate language development and literacy

LIVE:

  • Develop large and small motor skills
  • Foster an awareness of the five senses
  • Encourage good nutrition, physical fitness, personal hygiene and independence

LOVE:

  • Develop a positive self-concept and respect for others
  • Channel emotions into appropriate and acceptable outlets
  • Learn to play, work, and communicate with peers and adults
  • Create security and trust thru classroom routines and expectations

SERVE:

  • Encounter God through Bible stories, song, prayer, and natural conversations
  • Value each child as an individual
  • Share God’s love through community outreach
  • Embrace each child & family as unique creations of God