33325 N. Sears Boulevard, Wildwood, IL 60030 - phone (847) 223-7275

WILDWOOD PARK DISTRICT

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PRESCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

Schoolhouse Adventures Community Preschool staff is dedicated to preparing your child for kindergarten by learning through play and hands-on experiences.  We believe children benefit most by being exposed to a variety of information that will build upon their interests and natural curiosity. We also believe that connecting children with nature is an essential part of their growth and we commit to giving children learning opportunities outdoors so they can gain an understanding of the world around them.  Each class has its own age appropriate curriculum to better prepare them for kindergarten.  Our program is designed to integrate social, emotional, physical, and academic development to meet the needs of the whole child.  Classes use both teacher-directed lessons and child-directed activities.  

 

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Dedicated, Experienced, & Caring Teachers

  • Outdoor Learning & Play Emphasis

  • Low Teacher-Student Ratios 

  • Safe & Age Appropriate Classroom

  • Small Community Environment 

  • Nature Concept

 

NATURE CONCEPT

Schoolhouse Adventures Community Preschool is committed to basing our preschool's weekly themes and curriculum with nature in mind.  Children will have as many opportunities as possible during good weather months to learn outside and immerse themselves into nature.  Learning outside will incorporate short hikes, free play, center activities outside, circle time, gardening and more.

Here is one reason why we believe connecting children with nature is essential to their growth:

According to research and studies compiled by the Children and Nature Network, as well as the National Wildlife Federation, there are many benefits to exposing children to nature and the outdoors including the following:
 

  • Improves Classroom Behavior

  • Improves Self-Esteem

  • Improves Early Literacy Skills

  • Improves Overall Health

  • Increases Physical Activity

  • Reduces ADHD in Child as Young as Five years old

  • Alleviates Stress


* For more information about the benefits of nature to children, please visit www.childrenandnaturenetwork.com

Schoolhouse Adventures Community Preschool

About our preschool

The Schoolhouse Adventures Community Preschool is located inside the Wildwood Park District Rule House. 

Address:

Wildwood Park District
33325 N. Sears Blvd.
Wildwood, IL 60030


Office Phone: 

847-223-7275


Office Fax: 

847-223-2820

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