Preschool

 

Online registration for the 2021/2022 Sunbeams & Rainbows school year is now open!

A $60 non-refundable registration fee is due at time of registration.

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2021/2022 Class Locations & Fees

Registration AGE AS OF 3/15/21 CODE LOCATION DATE TIME R/NR FEE MIN/MAX
OPEN 2 RF07105-11 Eldridge MW, 9/8/21-5/18/22 9:30-11:30am $1098R/$1373NR annually or $122R/$153NR nine installments 8/12
FULL 2 RF07105-12 Eldridge TuTh, 9/9/21-5/19/22 9:30-11:30am $1098R/$1373NR annually or$122R/$153NR nine installments 8/12
Registration AGE AS OF 9/1/21 CODE LOCATION DATE TIME R/NR FEE MIN/MAX
OPEN 3 RF07105-01 Butterfield TuTh, 9/7/21-5/19/22 9-11:15am $1296R/$1620NR annually or $144R/$180NR nine installments 8/15
OPEN 3 RF07105-02 Crestview TuTh, 9/7/21-5/19/22 9-11:15am $1296R/$1620NR annually or $144R/$180NR nine installments 8/15
OPEN 3 RF07105-03 Wagner TuTh, 9/7/21-5/19/22 9-11:15am $1296R/$1620NR annually or $144R/$180NR nine installments 8/12
OPEN 3 RF07105-04 Wilder TuTh, 9/7/21-5/19/22 9-11:15am $1296R/$1620NR annually or $144R/$180NR nine installments 8/12
OPEN 4 RF07105-05 Butterfield MWF, 9/8/21-5/20/22 8:45-11:15am $2178R/$2718NR annually or $211R/$302NR nine installments 8/15
OPEN 4 RF07105-06 Crestview MWF, 9/8/21-5/20/22 8:45-11:15am $2178R/$2718NR annually or $211R/$302NR nine installments 8/15
FULL 4 RF07105-07 Wagner MWF, 9/8/21-5/20/22 8:45-11:15am $2178R/$2718NR annually or $211R/$302NR nine installments 8/12
FULL 4 RF07105-08 Wilder MWF, 9/8/21-5/20/22 8:45-11:15am $2178R/$2718NR annually or $211R/$302NR nine installments 8/12

Our Preschool Philosophy & Curriculum

Sunbeams & Rainbows preschool provides a safe and nurturing learning environment that embraces all children and their diverse learning styles, needs and interests. Our instructors offer unique learning experiences that are play-based, developmentally appropriate, and respectful of social, cultural, and linguistic diversity. We prepare preschoolers for elementary school and beyond by incorporating activities that promote social-emotional, physical, language and cognitive development.

Our curriculum is guided by The Creative Curriculum for Preschool by Teaching Strategies, the Illinois Early Learning Guidelines for Children Birth to Age 3, and by the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards with special attention to literacy, mathematics, science & technology, social studies, the arts and English language acquisition.

Two-Year-Old Preschool

Children are introduced to developmentally appropriate, theme-based concepts through fun and exciting group and individual experiences. With an emphasis on social interaction, emotional growth and learning through play, children will explore, discover, and learn about the world around them. Pull-ups are permitted - parent/caregiver must be available to change within fifteen minutes.

Three-Year-Old Preschool

Sunbeams & Rainbows three-year-old preschool introduces children to developmentally appropriate, theme-based concepts and unique learning studies. Cognitive, social, emotional as well as gross and fine motor skill development are emphasized through play-based activities. Child must be able to use the restroom independently; pull-ups not permitted.

Four-Year-Old Preschool

Children in Sunbeams & Rainbows four-year-old preschool are immersed in developmentally appropriate, theme-based units and fascinating studies. Learning is interactive with plenty of opportunities for children to explore their interests and develop kindergarten readiness skills. Children are challenged to think critically, problem-solve and gain independence. Child must be able to use the restroom independently; pull-ups not permitted.

Additional Registration Information Needed

  • A copy of your child’s birth certificate
  • DHS State of IL Certificate of Child Health Examination
  • Student Information and Authorization & Consent Form must be submitted prior to the first day of school.

Contact

For more information about Sunbeams & Rainbows and current COVID-19 guidelines and protocols in place throughout the program, please contact Jessica Marquez at (630) 993-8922 or email.

Changes to the Classroom Due to COVID-19

  • Class sizes have been adjusted to adhere with IDPH/CDC maximums for safety. (Maximum of 15 students per class)
  • Face coverings are required of all students and staff while inside the classroom.
  • Our Park District staff are committed to providing a clean and healthy environment for all of our program participants and facility users. We have expanded our cleaning and disinfection protocols according to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).