Lindenhurst Park District
Creating Community Through People, Parks, and Programs
A Fun Place to Learn & Play!
The Lindenhurst Park District's Engle Junction Preschool provides a program for children ages two and a half through four years of age. We strive to provide a warm, accepting environment where learning is fun. Our experienced teachers offer a variety of developmentally appropriate activities designed to help children learn and grow socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. School begins on Tuesday, September 5, and Wednesday, September 6.
Engle Junction Preschool aims to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment where each child is recognized and appreciated.
Our curriculum, guided by the Illinois Early Learning Standards, is founded on the belief that children learn best through creative play and exploration. Our classrooms and curriculum have been carefully designed to promote varied learning experiences. Children participate in individual, small-group, and whole-group activities daily.
We strive to prepare our preschoolers for elementary school by incorporating activities into our program that promote the development of social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and language skills. Our teachers recognize each child's unique learning styles, needs, and interests and work diligently to offer developmentally appropriate learning experiences that are developmentally appropriate considering our students' ages, individual needs, and social and cultural contexts.
2.5-Year-Old Preschool - This introductory class for young children focuses on early learning, creativity, and play, emphasizing getting along well with others in a classroom setting. This can be their first experience being responsible for themselves and adjusting to schedules and procedures. Pull-Ups are allowed.
3-Year-Old Preschool - This class is great for children developing their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Students engage in creative projects, songs, and cooperative play every day.
3-4-Year-Old Multi-Age Preschool - This hybrid class focuses on peer learning that mimics family and neighborhood structures. Older children feel pride when helping younger students, and younger students can push themselves and reach beyond their and their families' expectations.
4-Year-Old Preschool - This class is great for children developing their early literacy, motor, and social skills. Students engage in creative projects, songs, and cooperative play every day, emphasizing kindergarten readiness.
4-Year-Old Pre-K Preschool -This 4-day/week class provides students with engaging, meaningful, and creative activities. With one more day of attendance, children have more experience and time to develop their skills for kindergarten.
How to Register
If you are new to Lindenhurst Park District, a household account will need to be made prior to registration. To register for preschool, visit www.lindenhurstparks.org and follow these tabs:
Refunds for a partial month's attendance or withdrawal mid-month will not be given. The last month's tuition payment (paid at the time of registration) is non-refundable after August 15. If you withdraw before August 15, a full refund (less a $10 service charge) will be issued. If you would like to withdraw contact our office at 847-356-6011.
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