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.

 Preschool Open House for the 2018-19 School Year

Have you always wanted to know more about Westminster’s Preschool Program?  This is the perfect opportunity to compare our three centers, teachers, and classes to choose the right fit for your family before registration begins.  Drop in and visit one, two, or all three centers!

  • West View Recreation Center -  Tuesday, March 6, 5-7 p.m.
  • City Park Recreation Center:  Wednesday, March 7, 5-7 p.m.
  • Swim & Fitness Center: Thursday, March 8, 5-7 p.m.

State of Colorado Licensed Program 

Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots age requirements are based on the age as of Oct. 1, 2017. No exceptions are made. The Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots programs are State licensed as small and large child care programs. Parents will receive a Parent Manual in early August. Please call 303-658-2222 if you do not receive a Parent Manual within three days of registration after Aug 7. 

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 seven days of class starting)

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 2017-May 2018. Please look at the next page 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 2017-April 2018) after the school year begins to maintain your child’s spot, or their space is forfeited. 

Parents, please note

  • Parents are not encouraged to participate in class in order for their child to gain independence from them. Instructors work with students who may experience separation anxiety. 
  • Parents/guardians must sign their child in/out of all classes, and students must be picked up promptly after class or avoid late charges. 
  • 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. 
  • To discuss matters regarding your child, please schedule a time with the instructor. 
  •  Some activities may have holiday themes. Please notify instructors of any holiday theme objections. Missed classes are not refunded.

2017-2018 Preschool Parent Manual

Kinder Kids (4-5 years)

Children must be 4 years by Oct. 1, 2017 and planning to attend kindergarten in August 2018. 
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 teaching pre-kindergarten and creative skills. Required parent meetings are scheduled for each class starting Aug. 14-31. 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 - 4.25 years)

Children must be 3 to 4.25 years of age by Oct. 1, 2017. No exceptions are made. This program prepares your child for Kinder Kids. Develop social, emotional, cognitive and fine motor skills. Children progress at their own pace through games, crafts, songs, and more. Required parent meetings are scheduled for each class starting Aug. 14-31. 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.

Kinder Kids and Tiny Tots Preschool 2018-19 Registration

  • Registration for the 2018-19 school year will be on a non-lottery system with existing Tiny Tots students getting first priority for Kinder Kids.
  • The 2018-19 fall preschool registration begins in March 12, 2018 for existing Tiny Tots preschool students.
  • Registration for residents not already enrolled in Tiny Tots will begin in late March 2018.
  • Registration for non-residents not already enrolled will begin in early April.  
  • Online registration is not accepted for Kinder Kids or Tiny Tots. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis for any open spots. Please call 303-658-2215 or 303-658-2222 in late February for exact dates.