Daily Schedule

Children are escorted to and from the building at the beginning and end of each day. After being escorted in, each class follows a set schedule to cover the following interest centers.

Large Motor
Indoor and outdoor areas are available to work with children in building large motor skills according to the appropriate developmental level.

Children participate in a daily cooking project, providing opportunities to learn math and science skills, increase vocabulary and discover new tastes.

Activities include listening and moving to a variety of music, singing, and playing rhythm instruments.

Creative Arts
Each child is encouraged to explore their creativity with a variety of art experiences exploring color, shapes and textures.

The children are given opportunities to explore and experiment with a variety of materials.

Class Options

Our teacher-student ratio is one to ten. Classes, formed according to age, are typically comprised of children whose birthdays are within months of each other.

Tuesday/Thursday Morning: 9:00 – 11:30 am
Monday/Wednesday/Friday Morning: 9:00 – 11:30 am
Monday/Wednesday/Friday Afternoon: 12:45 – 3:15 pm
Monday-Friday Morning (5 Alive!): 9:00 – 11:30 am

5 Alive!

CDLC’s 5 ALIVE! program is a half-day, Monday through Friday learning experience for children who are five years old or will be five during the school year. Also see our All-Day Pre-Kindergarten Program.

5 Alive! Experience Includes:

    • An emphasis on developing self-confidence and independence by creating a positive approach to learning through
      • Encouraging curiosity
      • Developing an independent work system
      • Practicing attentive listening
      • Learning how to stick with difficult tasks
      • Understanding instructions
      • Developing follow-through practices
      • Taking pride in good work
    • Daily classroom “Circle” activities which include
      • Hello Song
      • Calendar
      • Days of the Week Song
      • Sharing
    • An increased focus on literacy and literature-based activities and word recognition.
    • Name recognition and learning to write his/her name in the proper case on all papers.
    • Printing upper and lower case, beginning sound pictures, sign language and corresponding letters and sounds.
    • Learning numbers through 20 and printing them.
    • Language arts specialist every other week.
    • Journaling (drawing pictures on given topics which follow the child through the year).
    • An opportunity to sign up for Joy Choir every week.
    • Large muscle activity and health and safety habits.
    • All CDLC primary activities, including creative arts, music, cooking, motor and science.

Registration & Enrollment

CDLC is a Christian preschool that runs from September to May. Children must be at least 3 years old by December 1 of the school year for which they are applying.

Tuition & Scholarships

A $65 non-refundable registration fee for half day sessions or an $85 non-refundable registration fee for all day sessions is due at the time of registration.

It is the intent of CDLC to provide financial assistance to children based on family eligibility. Financial assistance is granted in the form of partial scholarships, contingent upon the availability of funds.

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