Registration for the 2020-2021 Preschool program school year will begin on April 27, 2020 for City of Westminster residents, and May 4, 2020 for non-residents. Please call 303-658-2902 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to register. All registrations will be taken over the phone and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ask for an emailed receipt to verify the correct class. PLEASE NOTE: While the city is accepting registration for this program in the Spring of 2020, it is not scheduled to begin until the week of Aug. 31, 2020.

Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots Preschool 2020-2021 Registration

Registration for the 2020-21 school year will be on a non-lottery system.

  • Registration for residents will begin April 27, 2020
  • Registration for non-residents will begin May 4, 2020
  • All registrations will be taken over the phone 303-658-2902
  •  Online registration is not accepted for Kinder Kids or Tiny Tots
  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis for any open spots
     

Preschool Program Goals and Objectives

  • Provide a positive, fun, safe, accepting and caring environment. 
  • Provide a high-quality program with a balanced, progressing curriculum that allows each child to grow and develop. 
  • Provide positive discipline techniques and help children develop their positive problem-solving skills. 
  • Encourage and build self-confidence and self-esteem through a variety of learning activities, and to make and develop friendships. 
  • Contribute to the development, physical growth, creativity, self-concept, social awareness and intellectual curiosity in children.

 

State of Colorado Licensed Program 

Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots age requirements are based on the age as of Oct. 1, 2020 for Kinder Kids and the first day of class for Tiny Tots, Aug. 31, 2020 or Sept. 1, 2020. Children can be enrolled into Tiny Tots and begin once they turn 3 years old if they turn 3 years old between Sept. 2 and Oct. 1, 2020.  
The Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots programs are State licensed as small and large child care programs. Parents will receive a Parent Manual starting in late July 2020. Please call 303-658-2222 if you do not receive a Parent Manual within three days of registration after Aug. 3. 
Kinder Kids and Tiny Tot program participants must submit the following to be kept on file in order to participate: 

  • Emergency card (due immediately)
  • Immunization record (due immediately) 
  • Medical release from physician stating child is in good medical condition (due immediately)

Please return all forms to the instructor at the parent meeting (preferred) or on the first day of class. All forms are considered current for the school calendar year, September 2020 to May 2021. Please look at our current activity guide for a list of classes, dates and fees. If you have questions, please call 303-658-2215 or 303-658-2222. 
The monthly payments must be made by the second day of each month (October 2020 to April 2021) after the school year begins to maintain your child’s spot, or their space is forfeited. 
 

Parents, please note

2020-2021 Parent Manual will be available June 2020

  • Our preschool curriculum is aligned with the State of Colorado Early Learning Development Guidelines, which includes indicators that describe learning goals in the areas of mathematics, science, creative arts expression, physical development and literacy. Additional information can be found at https://earlylearningco.org/.
  • If your child is exhibiting any symptoms of an illness, please be considerate by keeping your child at home. Consult your physician to determine if your child is contagious and when they should return. 
  • Children not toilet trained must have a parent available at all times to tend to them if needed. 
  • Some activities may have holiday themes. Please notify instructors of any holiday theme objections. Missed classes are not refunded.

Kinder Kids (4-5 years)

Children must be 4 years by Oct. 1, 2020 and planning to attend kindergarten in August 2020.
This continuous school-year program prepares your child for kindergarten while focusing on the “learning is fun” philosophy. Class emphasizes social, emotional, and cognitive development along with the State of Colorado Early Learning Development Guidelines (ELDG’s). Required parent meetings are scheduled for each class Aug. 11-26. Please check your parent packet or call 303-658-2222 or 303-658-2215 for your specific parent meeting. Children must be toilet trained or a parent/guardian must remain on site.

Tiny Tots (3-4 years)

Children must be 3 years by the first day of the 2020-21 school year. Children turning 3 years old Sept. 2 to Oct. 1 can begin once they turn 3 years old, but not before. This great beginning program prepares your child for Kinder Kids. Class develops social, emotional, cognitive and fine motor skills in line with the State of Colorado Early Learning Development Guidelines (ELDG’s). Required parent meetings are scheduled.