Classes

We have five different classes at SCP ranging from ages 1.5 to 5 years old and we do not require children to be potty trained to enroll. Our Preschool runs from September through May and follows the Shoreline School calendar for Winter, Mid-Winter and Spring Breaks.

See below for class descriptions and class schedules.

Dragonfly’s Class meets for a 3 week summer session and is for 4 and 5 year olds. This class meets one day a week at preschool and one day a week at a local park.

Adventurer’s Class meets Wednesday from 10:45am to 12:30pm and is for children who are 1.5 years old (by August 31st) with a maximum class size of 14 children and adults per class.  Parent/Caregiver attends each day.

Discoverer’s Class meets Wednesday and Friday from 9:15am to 11:00am and is for children who are 2 years old (by August 31st) with a maximum class size of 16 children and 8 parents per class.  Parent/Caregiver attends at least one day a week.

Imagineer’s Class meets Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30am to Noon and is for children who are 3 years old (by August 31st) with a maximum class size of 18 children and 6 parents per class.  Parent/Caregiver attends at least one day a week.

Inventor’s Class meets Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30pm to 3:30pm***new 3 hour class*** and is for children who are 4 years old (by August 31st) with a maximum class size of 18 children and 6 parents per class.  Parent/Caregiver attends at least one day a week.

Class Schedules at Shoreline Cooperative Preschool

Adventurer’s Class Schedule – Wednesday 10:45am to 12:30pm      

10:45 – 11:05             Climbing Room Play

11:05 – 11:45             Open Play

11:20 – 11:45             ½ of Parents in Discussion

11:45                           Clean Up Classrooms

11:50 – 12:10             Snack

12:10 – 12:30             Circle Time

Children’s Goals:

  • Comfort at Preschool
  • Socialization
  • Language Development
  • Exploration

Strengths:  Curiosity and Connection

Discoverer’s Class Schedule – Wednesday and Friday, 9:15am to 11:00am

9:15 – 10:15               Open Play

9:45 – 10:15               ½ of Parents in Discussion

10:15 – 10:25             All Clean Up/Wash Hands

10:25 – 10:40            Snack

10:40 – 11:00            Circle Time and Goodbye

Children’s Goals:

  • To feel comfortable at school
  • To trust that their Parent will return soon
  • Start to build friendships
  • Continue to develop language

Strengths:  Drive and Hope

Imagineer’s Schedule – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am to Noon

9:30 – 10:30             Open Play Time

10:00- 10:25              ½ Parents in Discussion

10:25                           Clean Up Rooms

10:30-10:45               Small Groups

10:45                          Wash Hands

10:50 – 11:10            Snack Time/Stories

11:15 – 11:40             Circle Time

11:40– 12:00             Outside Play and Goodbye

Children’s Goals:

  • Continue working on Self-Control/More Sharing
  • Independence
  • Parallel Play developing into Cooperative Play
  • Identify Feelings

Strengths:  Courage and Will

Inventor’s Schedule – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30pm to 3:30pm

12:30 – 12:45    Opening Circle

12:50 – 1:10       Small Groups/Planning

1:15 – 2:25          Open Play Time/Snack Buffet

1:45 – 2:10         ½ Parents in Discussion

2:10                      Last Call for Snack

2:25 – 2:30         Clean Up

2:30 – 3:00         Closing Circle/Review/Specialist

3:00 – 3:30         Outside Play – Field or Park

Children’s Goals:

  • Show Initiative
  • Self-directed Play with Themes
  • Problem-Solving and Cooperation
  • Become Master Players

Strengths:  Purpose and asking Why!