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Creation Station Preschool

 

Welcome to the Creation Station Christian Preschool.  As an affiliate organization to Pella Christian Grade School, we offer a secure, loving Christian environment, and teach with a curriculum rooted in God’s Word.  It is our desire to see your child not only grow academically but also spiritually, socially, physically, and emotionally, through active learning.  To learn more about class offerings at Creation Station Preschool, click on the drop-down menus below.  If you have further questions, please feel free to reach out to Teresa Beyer, Creation Station Preschool's Director at beyert@pellachristian.net.

Three School currently meets at the Creation Station House on the following options:  

1) Monday / Wednesday at 12:30-3:00 p.m., 
2) Tuesday / Thursday at 8:30-11:00 a.m. AND
3) an additional Friday option at 12:30-3:00 p.m.   
 

The emphasis for this class is on the social and emotional development of the child utilizing an introduction to fine motor and large motor skills along with early academic skills.  The Three School class will focus on developing social and emotional skills necessary for school success.

The children will be engaged in activities that are developmentally appropriate for three-year-olds.  Each class session will have theme-based activities. Bible stories will be a part of each session.  Creation Station's Three School class will provide a secure loving Christian environment where each child can develop spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually through curriculum rooted in God's Word.

Preschool meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:30-11:15 p.m. at the Creations Station House.  The emphasis is on developing skills in physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and spiritual areas.   Preschool is designed to prepare children to attend kindergarten the following year.

The curriculum incorporates elements from CSI Bible and preschool curriculum, Handwriting Without Tears, Houghton-Mifflin Pre-K, and Creative Curriculum, and Enhanced Alphabet Knowledge.  Assessment is conducted during a  fall, winter, spring cycle with parent-teacher conferences held following the winter assessment.  The assessment document is being refined under the guidance of Lori Eekhoff, early childhood specialist from Heartland AEA.

The class meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Pella Christian Grade School. A total of 94 sessions are offered during the school year.  The emphasis in Spanish Immersion Preschool is to immerse children in the Spanish language while developing skills in physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and spiritual areas.  This class is designed as a one-year program for children to attend the year prior to attending Spanish Immersion kindergarten at Pella Christian Grade School.

The curriculum incorporates themes and Spanish language acquisition guidelines from add.a.lingua and incorporates elements from Christian Schools International Bible preschool curriculum, Handwriting Without Tears, and Enhanced Alphabet Knowledge.  Assessment is formally conducted in the winter, and spring with parent-teacher conferences held following the winter assessment.  Students are assessed in all areas of their development. Academic elements are assessed in Spanish.  The assessment document is being refined under the guidance of Lori Eekhoff, early childhood specialist from Heartland AEA.

One to Grow On meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:30-11:30 a.m.  at Pella Christian Grade School.  The pace and nature of instruction in One to Grow On provides an opportunity for additional preschool preparation for kindergarten.  The emphasis is on developing skills in physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and spiritual areas to prepare children who have been in Preschool that are not yet ready to attend kindergarten.  One to Grow On is also designed to prepare children who will turn five before the end of the school year that are not yet ready to attend kindergarten.

The curriculum incorporates elements from CSI Bible and preschool curriculum, Handwriting Without Tears, Houghton-Mifflin Pre-K, and Creative Curriculum, and Enhanced Alphabet Knowledge.  Assessment is conducted during a fall, winter, spring cycle with parent-teacher conferences held following the winter assessment. The assessment document is being refined under the guidance of Lori Eekhoff, early childhood specialist from Heartland AEA.

Teresa Beyer
Creation Station Preschool Director
641-628-8673