with locations in Tolland and Ellington
860-559-1545
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Our Mission

The mission of Preschool of the Arts, Inc. is to provide a quality early childhood education using a diverse curriculum with flexible hours. Our experienced, nurturing staff uses the arts to guide all children to their own level of academic excellence.

Philosophy

he philosophy of the Preschool of the Arts, Inc. is to create an atmosphere where students, parents, and staff are comfortable expressing themselves in a positive manner, where they feel affirmed for who they are and what they have to say. We will provide an environment that fosters integrity and honesty at every level. We believe that children learn best through play and the discovery of concepts that are a result of their own curiosity. 

Objectives

To present opportunities for each child that foster literacy in:

  • Discovery (math, science, social studies)
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Art
  • Creative Movement

EXPERIENCES TO MEET THESE OBJECTIVES

Activity Classes are interspersed with free-play throughout the day. Both indoor and outdoor play are offered four (4) or more times each day.

Social experiences are fostered daily during class activity time and during free-play.

Visitors from the community are invited to the school to make presentations in order to broaden the scope of experiences for each child.

Walking trips, in lieu of more lengthy bus trips, are taken to allow for the attention span of even the youngest child.

Literature, Music, Creative Movement, Art, Cooking, Discovery (math, science, social studies), and Dramatic Play are some of the specialized programs offered to the children.

Gardening and special science experiments are offered throughout the year.