exploration

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    Hands-on strategies and fun help children develop skill in math and science including creative math learning games to emphasize process, exploration, inquiry, and solution. Creativity is nurtured and developed.

    Our open art center is available during child directed time, including activities such as painting, beading, weaving, drawing, stamping, coloring, stencils, cutting and pasting materials, etc.

     

     

    Structured lesson plans include:

    Math presented through fun learning games, books, dramatic stories, poems, felt stories and music exposure to

    Shapes, sizes, sequences, counting, classifying, recognizing and creating patterns

    Numerical recognition, predicting, comparing, matching, grouping, using pocket charts, and sorting

    Science projects using “hands-on” methods help children learn

    Problem solving and explanations on why simple events occur

    Understanding changes including strategies to change outcomes, and cause/effect  

    Music includes musical performance experiences through learning     

    Singing, playing instruments, learning rhythm, dance and movement                                                    

    Learning tempo, pitch, intensity and mood     

    Exposure to children’s music, along with classical, opera, Broadway and international genres

    Dramatic arts, role play and engaging in dramatic stories are also included opportunities.

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    Lil' Gems Preschoolwill work to help your child expand their learning experience beyond what you've been teaching them at home.

    We provide nurturing, family oriented learning for communities around Sammamish in the Issaquah School District, including surrounding neighborhoods of Pine Lake, Beaver Lake, Klahanie, Trossachs, Issaquah Highlands and Grand Ridge. 

     

     

    We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our curriculum and strategies. Then we hope to welcome your child to our LGP family! 

    Our caring team is looking forward to helping your child on their journey of self-discovery in a safe, structured setting.

    All forms and information can be found in the ENROLLMENT button above.  We are currently accepting students for the next school year.  

    Some general areas that will benefit your child's involvement with our curriculum and teachers includes:

    • Academic basics
      • Preparation for Kindergarten
      • Learning letters, numbers, shapes, days of the week
      • Exploration in a safe environment
    • Socialization, Group Dynamics & Schedules
      • Listening while others speak
      • Speaking for themselves
      • Raising hands
      • Verbal participation in discussions
      • Sharing
      • Decision making and accountability
      • Spending time in structured setting
      • Reduces parent separation anxiety
      • Learning from other authority figures in addition to parents
      • Immune system exposure to minor "bugs"
      • Repetitive tasks on specific day or time