Preschool at Prince of Peace

The Prince of Peace Preschool philosophy is simple: we focus on the child — not the curriculum.

We feel that children learn best through self-propelled discoveries, co-operative learning, sharing, listening, and speaking. Our preschool teachers encourage activities that are fun and then guide students through them — rather than dictating them through the process. This not only helps your preschooler grow, but gives your child a constant role model of the Christian faith.

Preschool at POP

With an all-day preschool program and three convenient locations we are the perfect choice for your family.

Prince of Peace Lutheran School

Main Campus, Preschool - 8th Grade
4770 County Road 120 North
St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-1477

 

Trinity Lutheran Church

Preschool

2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE

Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Preschool

2555 Clearwater Road

St. Cloud, MN 56301

 

 

Preschool Curriculum & Activities

 

Preschool Curriculum

Prince of Peace Lutheran Preschool provides children with a variety of learning experiences. Our curriculum is based on the development and interests of the preschool child. The Creative Curriculum along with a variety of Christian curriculum materials is used. We have a book explaining the Creative Curriculum on hand in the preschool room for your viewing. Each day the teacher presets the environment to include activities that foster growth in the following areas:

Spiritual

Musical

Math

Science

Social

Language

Cognitive

Sensorial

Artistic

Dramatic

Physical

Computer

  

Second Step Curriculum

This engaging social and emotional learning program uses hands-on, activity-based lessons to captivate young learners. Children gain language and communication skills while learning to identify feelings, solve problems, and get along with others.

Preschool Field Trips & Activities

The preschoolers enjoy three bused field trips and two activity nights each year. The three bused trips are a fall trip to St. John’s Arboretum, a winter trip to a children’s play and a spring trip to the zoo. For many preschoolers this is their first school bus ride. Parents are encouraged to chaperon and share the field experiences with their preschooler.

Two activity nights also are greatly enjoyed by parent and child. In February a Dad’s Night is held at Trinity School. This is a special night set aside for dad and preschooler where they enjoy a themed night. The other activity night is a Mother’s Tea held in May. This is a wonderful time for mom and preschooler to spend time together participating in several art activities and sharing a meal with the other preschool moms and children.

Other events are held throughout the year including a pumpkin party, a Christmas program, Christmas parties, Valentine parties and Easter celebrations. Other events are held that are specific to the campus are grandparent days, Faithful Friends, sharing your occupation or hobby with the preschoolers and volunteering in the classroom.
There are two parent/teacher conferences held each year where parents and teacher set goals for the child to help their cognitive, social, emotional, intellectual or spiritual growth. Parents are always welcome in the classroom and parent and teachers keep in close communication.

A written permission form will be sent home with each child for each field trip. It will state the destination, date, and purpose of the field trip. The form is to be signed and returned the next school day. Parental permission is required for a child to be taken from the preschool center. This helps parents know where their children are at all times.

A first aid kit, first aid manual, and the children’s emergency cards are taken on all field trips.