Faith Lutheran
Columbus Indiana
47201
Church, PreSchool & Extended Care—We proclaim Christ Crucified (LCMS)

Faith Lutheran PreSchool

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Now registering for all Fall 2017 classes.

Questions?
Please call the Preschool at (812) 342.3587 or send an email.

Faith Lutheran Preschool Registration & Fees 2017-2018
For all classes, a non-refundable registration fee of $75 secures registration.
A one-time activity fee of
$70 is payable by the 1st day of school.

APPLY ONLINE NOW!

Need-based scholarships are available.
Registration begins in January and continues until the classes are full.

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Welcome to Faith Lutheran Preschool.
We offer two classes with the multi day options as well as half day or full day with extended care available from 7a-6p.



PreSchool 3/4's Class
(Three year old and four year old children).
Three class options available:
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days per week
either full or half day.

PreKindergarten Class
(Four year old and five year old children).
Must be four years old by August 1st.
Two class options:
3 days or 5 days per week
either full or half day.




Enrollment
Faith Lutheran Preschool strives to provide spiritual, social, and academic growth to the preschool child through active learning experiences. Registration for the new school year begins in January and continues until classes are full. A student is registered when the preschool director receives the completed registration card and a non-refundable registration fee of $75 and the director confirms that a space is available.

Age Policy
Children must be four years old by August 1st to enroll in the Pre-Kindergarten class. This is in compliance with the Indiana age and date requirements for kindergarten.

Children that turn three years old during the school year may enroll in the preschool class in August. All children must be completely potty-trained. Pull-ups will not be allowed. No exceptions will be made.

Admission Policy
Faith Lutheran Preschool is a Christian preschool serving the community. Children of all races and religions are welcome. Faith Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship program, or any other school-administered programs.
Curriculum
The curriculum for Faith Lutheran Preschool is, above all things, Christ-centered. It is our objective to begin the child’s education in the light of God’s love and under the influence of the Gospel message. We hope that we can demonstrate God’s love to the children through every aspect of the curriculum. The program will involve the following activities: *Bible lessons *Music and rhythm activities *Reading readiness activities *Beginning mathematics concepts *Science activities *Arts and crafts activities *Outdoor and indoor structured and non-structured play

Daily Schedule
Circle Time: Includes calendar, weather, sharing activities as well as nursery rhymes, finger plays, and singing.

Bible Time: Includes chapel with pastor, Bible story and related songs. As children learn about God’s love for us, they begin to see God’s loving hand in the world around them.

Teacher-Directed Time: Children are directed to theme related projects, or skill development activities linked to our weekly theme to inspire and encourage academic success with a focus on exploring letters and phonemic awareness, math activities, science exploration and discovery, and empowering learning through technology.

Story and Library Time: Reading quality children’s literature and encouraging active learning with an emphasis on reading readiness. Includes an opportunity to visit our school library weekly and check out books.

Art: Creative crafts linked to our weekly theme that includes cutting, pasting, painting, etc.
Snack Time: Opening with table prayers, children enjoy a nutritious snack and practice table manners.

Music Time: Children sing, play rhythm instruments, enjoy musical games, and participate in movement activities once a week.

Large Muscle Motor Activities: Active play is important for growing bodies. If the weather permits, the children use playground equipment, riding toys, and play outdoor group games. If weather prevents outdoor play, the children engage in indoor large muscle activities and gross motor skills.