Lil' Gems programs are developmentally appropriate for ages 3 to 5 years.

Children 3 years old by August 31st should consider our preschool program.

Children 4 years old by August 31st should be enrolled in our Pre-Kindergarten program. 

Younger children will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

We encourage you to review both programs to decide where your child may fit. 


 Daily Schedule for 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Class

5 minutes       Greetings

55 minutes     Free choice time: children choose play or engage in a variety of centers

                       Block or train table, book nook, crafts table, dress up, kitchen area, music, puzzle & sensory table

30 Minutes     Music time: songs, instruments, dance, finger plays, and music program practice

15 Minutes     Child sharing time: show and tell time followed by snacks and story time

15 minutes     Creative Art time: painting, glueing, cutting, tracing, stringing, weaving, etc.

30 Minutes    Circle time: calendar, date, weather, theme introduction, lessons, and learning games

10 Minutes     Writing time: pre-K classes  Free choice time: preschool classes

30 Minutes     Drama: role playing, puppet shows, interactive stories, felt stories, and play practice

20 Minutes     Lunch

30 Minutes     Outside play: social emotional activities, role play, and large motor development

1:00-1:10        Dismissal