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General Information

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Early Learning Center at University Baptist Church is to teach your child in a loving, Christian environment while helping them to grow physically, socially, emotionally, spiritually, and mentally.  We strive to provide a well-balanced program that not only benefits your child but also supports, encourages, and ministers to your family.
 
CURRICULUM

Our teaching staff is dedicated to make the ELC program a positive learning experience for preschoolers.  Our classrooms are arranged in play-learning centers, and children are able to make choices and participate in small group activities.  By using the Christian-based curriculum “WEE Learn,” we are promoting hands-on experiences that are meaningful to the young child. 

 
All of the ELC classes offer age-appropriate, hand-on activities that promote developmental skills.  At the preschool level, we stress pre-reading and pre-writing activities.  These help young children to develop the basic skills necessary to read and write. 

Curriculum Development

  • Bible stories – told daily in class 
  •  Dramatic play – homeliving center, dolls, dress-up, puppets, blocks, transportation toys, and outdoor play 
  • Creative Arts – painting, coloring, pasting, cutting and modeling with clay 
  • Health and Safety – basic health practices, safety and nutrition 
  • Music – singing, action rhythm movement, music appreciation, rhythm band instruments and exercise 
  •  Language Arts – stories, finger plays, poetry, nursery rhymes – pre-reading activities such as sequencing events, reading to children, labeling objects in the environment – pre-writing activities such as tracing, coloring, dictating stories 
  •   Number Readiness – recognizing geometric shapes, concepts of sorting and comparison 
  • Science and Nature – nature study and seasonal experiences concerning God’s world.
  •   Physical Fitness – games in organized and supervised play; both indoors and outdoors.
 
DAYS &TIMES
The Early Learning Center meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am until 2:00pm.  Children can go one or two days a week and stay until 12:00 or 2:00.  We have classes for children ages 6 months to PreK. 
 
TUITION
To reserve a place for next year, a non-refundable registration fee of $150 is required. You have the opportunity to choose two day or one day care.
Tuition is as follows:
One day/week, 9:00am-12:00pm = $100/month
Two days/week, 9:00am-12:00pm = $140/month

Extended Care (12:00-2:00) = $30/month for one day, $60/month for two days
Tuition for one day ($100) + extended care ($30/month) = $130
Tuition for two days ($140) + extended care ($60/month) = $200
 
Wednesday enrichment (3 and 4 year olds) 9:00-12:00 = additional $50/month
 
We also have before school care starting at 8:00am for $10/month for one day a week and $20/month for two days a week.

For more information, email Melanie Tate at melanietate1@me.com or call 817.926.3318. 
 
 
 
 



Contact Information:
Melanie Tate
817.707.8614
melanietate1@me.com

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