Did you know Alerces Spanish Preschool & Kindergarten is the only Spanish Preschool and Kindergarten in Saskatoon? Through gentle guidance, outdoor fun and a lot of hands-on playtime, they will nurture your child’s social and educational well-being while building a basic knowledge of Spanish in this one-of-a-kind bilingual environment.
Every child has their own learning style, and Alerces welcomes the opportunity to co-discover your child’s unique way of discovering the world. With over 10 years of preschool experience, Alerces has a few tricks up its sleeve regarding early childhood education. They believe your children should enjoy coming to school. Your little learners will be excited to tell you about their day and feel proud of themselves for learning a new language. Your kids will grow while learning innovation, fantasy, art, building, writing, talking, science, music, dance and so many others!
Why Choose Alerces?
There are so many reasons to send your children to this school. Every parent wants to see their kids happy, and sending your children here will make them come home with smiles. They offer small groups in classes of 10 or fewer which is always a bonus in a learning environment. Here are some more things they’ll enjoy at Alerces:
Learning and playing in nature.
Nature is a great classroom. Alerces prides itself on providing ample opportunity for preschoolers to discover all the lessons of nature while fostering a love of the outdoors through Forest School. Don’t be surprised if you arrive to find your child emerging from the bushes with stories about ladybugs!
The confidence in speaking a new language.
Alerces offers a Reggio Emilia-inspired program. Kids will be encouraged to take on new challenges and to dive in and explore, even if it means getting a little messy in the process!
Your child may learn mindfulness through yoga.
It’s not uncommon to find kids doing downward dog, pigeon, cat & cow, tree pose and other yoga poses at Alerces. They know how important movement, stillness, mindfulness and breathing are for children to learn self-calming techniques, cooperation and kindness.
They will get out into the world.
Field trips are an important part of the preschool experience at Alerces. They will explore places like the Fire Hall, the Synchrotron, the Forestry Farm, City Hall, Sunnyside Care Home and many more.
Alerces accepts children aged 2.5 and up (30 months) who are toilet-trained. Classes are small (max 10 kids) and rotate through 5 different themed classrooms in the preschool throughout the week. Preschool programs run Monday thru Friday from 8:45 am to 11:30 am for part-time students and 8:45 am to 3:30 pm for full-time students. Learn more about Alerces kindergarten, preschool, before and after and Forest School programs.