Frequently Asked Questions

KidzConnection is for ages three and four. Preschoolers should turn three by December 1st. The classroom is a mixed-age comprehensive program, however the teacher and assistants may at times break the class up into groups for centers or more individualized activity instruction.

We have flexible options that can work for every family. You can choose to attend two, three, four, or five days per week.

Enrolling your child in an arts-based preschool alternative offers a myriad of benefits. By nurturing creativity, stimulating cognitive development, encouraging emotional expression, fostering social skills, and promoting cultural appreciation, the arts provide a holistic approach to early childhood education, supporting the child’s overall growth and development.

  1. Cognitive Development: The arts stimulate various areas of a child’s brain, fostering cognitive growth. Through artistic expression, children engage in problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making, which enhance their cognitive abilities. Research suggests that exposure to arts during early childhood can lead to improved academic performance in later years.

  2. Sensory Engagement: The arts provide a multi-sensory experience for children, allowing them to explore and engage with their environment in a hands-on manner. Painting, dancing, singing, and other artistic activities activate different senses, promoting the development of fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and spatial awareness.

  3. Emotional Expression: The arts serve as a powerful medium for emotional expression and communication. Young children often find it challenging to articulate their feelings verbally, but through performing and visual arts, they can convey their emotions, thoughts, and experiences in a non-verbal manner. This creative outlet encourages self-reflection, self-expression, and emotional well-being.

  4. Social Development: Participating in art-based activities in a preschool setting promotes social interaction and collaboration. Children can engage in group projects, share materials, and work together on creative endeavors. This cooperative environment nurtures social skills such as sharing, taking turns, and respecting others’ perspectives, fostering empathy and teamwork.

  5. Creativity and Imagination: The arts foster imagination and creativity, allowing children to think outside the box and explore endless possibilities. It encourages them to experiment, take risks, and develop their unique ideas. Nurturing creativity in early childhood can lead to enhanced problem-solving skills, innovation, and adaptability in later stages of life.

  6. Cultural and Historical Appreciation: Introducing children to various art forms exposes them to different cultures, traditions, and historical periods. This exposure encourages tolerance, respect, and an understanding of different perspectives.

  7. Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem: Engaging in artistic activities helps children develop a sense of accomplishment and pride in their progress and creations. As they see their ideas materialize and receive positive feedback from peers and teachers, their self-confidence and self-esteem grow. This confidence extends beyond the arts realm and positively impacts other areas of their lives.

We operate with a 1:7 teacher to student ratio.

We do ask that all preschoolers are potty trained before their first day of school.  However, our staff is always available to walk preschoolers to the restroom and be available if they need any assistance.

Short answer – it depends! We are happy to work with you to figure out if we our program is eligible for your specific situation.

Our facility is secured with key-card locked doors during school time. If you need to drop off your child late or pick up your child early, you can utilize our buzzer system to alert staff.  If the usual caretaker is not picking up a certain day, our staff will require photo identification from another adult on your authorized pickup list. In addition our staff has access to a state-of-the-art HD camera system of the facility and surrounding grounds.  Our KidzConnection teachers and assistants are all CPR, AED, and First Aid certified, among other certifications and trainings.

Yes! We utilize the SpotTV system which provides parents with a secure password-protected live stream of the classroom that can be viewed on the SpotTV app from anywhere.