Little Angels Early Learning Program
A Children’s Ministry of Good Shepherd U.M.C.
At Little Angels we strive to provide a safe and loving environment where each child feels valued and important. Our goal is to build a sense of trust as a foundation for the learning of God’s love. Our program focuses on academic and social skills along with arts and crafts, music and movement, and a scheduled play/gym time. Our age-appropriate program provides children with opportunities to learn through many different mediums including the necessary skills needed for Kindergarten. Your child will get a firm foundation on which they can grow physically, spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually.
COVID-19 Update – 8/25/2020
After much prayerful consideration, Little Angels along with the church board have decided to delay opening the preschool until at least January. As you know safety is our number one priority for families and staff. We will be paying close attention to the current situation before making a final decision on a reopening date.
If you are interested in some form of e-learning for your preschooler, contact us by using the form below or call the church office at (630) 830-3003.
We hope you are doing well and we will be in touch when we have another update.
Jodie Rossel and Laura Licht, Co-Directors
Days and Times
Our program is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. For 2/3s, a child can come two days a week (Monday & Wednesday, or Tuesday & Thursday) or four days (Mondays through Thursday). For 3/4s and Pre-K, a child can attend three days (you may choose your days based on availability) or four days.
Both social and academic skills are taught in this class. We focus on developing small and large motor skills, learning the alphabet, colors, shapes, and numbers. Emphasis is on social skills such as sharing, taking turns, and playing together. Class activities include circle time, arts & crafts, free play, gym time, music and movement, and story time.
Both social and academic skills are taught in this class. Children will focus on the alphabet (letter recognition), calendar, pre-writing skills, name recognition, math and science skills, and learning responsibility through classroom jobs. Class activities include circle time, calendar, arts & crafts, music and movement, gym time, and free play.
Pre-K (4’s – 5’s)
The focus is on kindergarten-readiness, social and academic skills, letter recognition, phonics, pre-reading and writing skills, and math and science skills. Class activities include circle time, calendar, alphabet activities, arts & crafts, music and movement, gym time and free play. We teach self- help skills and learning responsibility through classroom jobs.
The children will participate in“Adventures in Faith” which is a spiritually based curriculum. This program gives the children a basic foundation which begins with the importance of God and his love for us. These lessons in Christian faith are taught using Bible stories, praying, and Christian based songs.
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to Noon during the school year. Summer hours are varied.