Getting your child ready for preschool is equally exciting and nerve-wracking for many parents. How do you choose the right one? Check out Family Fun Edmonton’s Guide To Edmonton and Area Preschools.
Since 1984, Progressive Academy has offered independent private schooling, with excellent results, to families in Edmonton. Programming begins with their exceptional full-day early learning program for 3 and 4 year old students, which focuses on literacy and numeracy. Students have access to Progressive Academy’s gymnasium, music room, technology centre and much more, and also enjoy regular outdoor time, field trips and guest presenters. For more information, click here!
Rising Scholars Montessori Preschool, in Edmonton’s Ellerslie neighbourhood, is a mixed-age preschool program for children aged 3 to 6 where children are encouraged to pursue subjects of their interest. The curriculum also includes language, math, science, culture, french, arts and crafts, music, yoga, meditation and even mindfulness practices. Regular outdoor time is a top priority and special field trips are offered throughout the year! For more information click here!
Why choose Preschool at the St. Albert Family Resource Centre? In addition to a fun and nurturing learn-through-play environment that offers plenty of hands-on learning experiences, the entire family can benefit from a membership to the Centre, and all the programs, courses and resources it has to offer! For more information, click here!
At Spruce Grove Playschool, teachers and families work together to teach “Minds to think, hands to do and hearts to love”. This non-profit, parent-run cooperative uses the Reggio Emilia philosophy of early childhood education, offering a play-based, child-lead program to foster a love of learning and a positive first school experience. For more information, click here!
Kids love the play-based learning, daily outdoor activities and exciting classroom themes. Parents love the warm, nurturing environment, experienced teachers and small class sizes! They are all reasons why Little Aspen Playschool has been a South Edmonton staple for more than 30 years! For more information, click here!
Kids and Company does early education and childcare differently, with a mission to innovate the lives of working families with high-quality and flexible care. Their proprietary program is based on the philosophy of learning through play, and they offer this in five beautiful and stimulating facilities in downtown Edmonton, the communities of Tamarack and Ellerslie, and St. Albert. For more information, click here!
Kidco Community Child Care Centres offer 17 established, affordable and reliable locations in and around Edmonton, for the ultimate in convenience for families. Their caring and experienced staff team creates a nurturing environment to help your child learn, develop and grow. Kidco offers flexible days and schedules and late fees are never charged. For more information, click here!
The Dynamites Play Gym program combines gymnastics, crafts and play in one big ball of fun! 3 and 4 year olds will develop social skills, explore their creativity and build a love for an active lifestyle, all while making new friends and gaining independence. For more information, click here!
Play is a child’s natural way of understanding their world. At First Discoveries Preschool this natural curiosity is nurtured in an engaging learning environment with ample opportunities to explore, investigate, and interact – experiences key to helping children develop confidence, independence and increased self-esteem. First Discovered Preschool has been in operation for nearly four decades, and prides itself on inclusive programming. For more information, click here!
Play – it’s such a vital part of early learning that it’s in the name at West Edmonton Playschool. The teaching team knows that allowing children the freedom to explore, create and grow through fun and active play is key to starting them on the road to success in lifelong learning. West Edmonton Playschool is proud to have been named a Top Edmonton Preschool by ThreeBestRated! For more information, click here!
Summerside Child Care Center is more than just a daycare – it’s a special place with special people that strive to make every day a new and exciting adventure for your child. Experienced child caregivers and teachers work to ensure the program supports your child’s early-learning journey on the road to educational success. The goal is to take your child’s natural curiosity and add a good dose of encouragement and nurturing to help build confident, motivated and independent students! For more information, click here!
Suzuki Charter School Preschool offers a fun-filled, active setting for your child’s first formal education experience. Using Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy of learning, Suzuki Preschool helps students build a solid foundation in early literacy, music and French. The school’s vision is to provide a holistic education where every child achieves academic, personal and musical excellence, which is attained through strong relationships among staff, parents and students. For more information, click here!
Les Tournesols Preschool is a warm and welcoming early learning facility that offers a gentle introduction to the French language. Preparing students for kindergarten is a top priority at Les Tournesols, and it’s achieved by exposing children to a wide variety of learning-through-play centres and activities, as well as field trips, special visitors and other new experiences. The goal is for children to have positive experiences that will help develop good attitudes and habits, and support social, physical, intellectual, cultural-creative and emotional growth. For more information, click here!
Noah’s Ark Preschool in St. Albert is a nondenominational Christian program that offers a comprehensive, child-lead early learning experience for students aged 3 to 5. All activities, from games and crafts to songs and stories are designed to support a weekly theme. Noah’s Ark features a spacious, well-equipped classroom and a large open space for gym activities. The program includes regular field trips and a monthly cooking day! For more information, click here!
The Edmonton Islamic Academy offers a comprehensive preschool program available to families of all faiths and backgrounds. Their mission is to offer schooling of the highest quality, interwoven with the values of the Islamic faith, helping students to become respectful, responsible and successful leaders and contributors to society. The school offers morning, afternoon and full day classes for kids aged 3 and 4. For more details, click here!
A beautiful, inviting learning space; warm, well-educated teachers; exciting, ever-changing learning centres; and a curriculum that offers a solid foundation for early learning – these are the key elements that make Global Aware Care Preschool an ideal setting for your child’s first formal education experience. Global Aware Care offers preschool in South Edmonton for children aged 3 to 6, and families can choose 2, 3 or 5 mornings per week. For details, click here!
Riverbend Christian Preschool is a program committed to providing early childhood education of the highest quality, interwoven with the spiritual teachings of Riverbend Lutheran Church. Children aged 3 and up, of all backgrounds, are welcomed with open arms to a program that provides a fun and exciting “learning through play” environment for kids, while putting parents minds at ease. For more information, click here!
Discovery Place Preschools are early learning centres that are committed to child-lead programming, where children are encouraged to explore, experience new things, and express their curiosity through art, imaginative play, crafting, and building. Everything in the classroom, from the toys and activities to projects, crafts, and experiments are carefully selected based on the interests of the children. Discovery Place has 5 Edmonton locations. For more information, click here!
If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a community to teach one. That’s the core belief held by the team at Londonderry Child Development Society. Since 1972 they’ve been providing high-quality, comprehensive early education to 3, 4 and 5 year olds, in a nurturing and supportive environment. LCDS offers preschool and kindergarten programming for ALL children, including those that have been turned away from other schools or denied government funding. For more information, click here!
A deep love of music is at the core of everything at Dominelli School of Music Preschool. Dominelli’s teachers are all passionate about music, and share the belief that a love of music can be recognized and developed at any age. Research shows that kids who play or sing music regularly do better in reading and math when they start school, are better able to focus and control their bodies, and play better with others and have higher self-esteem. Dominelli offers small class sizes for 3-5 year olds, and the freedom to choose the number of classes, as well as days and times, your child attends. For more information, click here!
JumpStart has created a positive and fun learning environment for 3 to 6 years olds to build a foundation of skills they will need for success in kindergarten, grade school and beyond. Each child is a unique learner, so music, drama, and active play techniques are all used alongside traditional methods like paper and pencil. The journey at JumpStart begins with an assessment, from which a personalized education plan is created. For more information, click here!
A preschool both parents AND students will love! For more than 40 years, Springhill Community Preschool has created a happy, “learning through play” environment for children aged 2 to 5. The curriculum includes the Intellidance program, students have access to a gym and playground, and there are 7 field trips included at no extra charge! For more information click here!
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