Get Directions From...
Go
  • Lake Forest Child Care Center Address: 1100 N Westmoreland Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • Call For Enrollment Information: 877-624-4532
  • Phone: 847-535-6175
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep, Kindergarten

Get in Touch Today!

Tell us a bit about yourself to get started

Yes, please send me e-Family news for weekly parenting tips, strategies and resources from early education experts.
Continue *All fields required

Our Kindergarten Program

Comprehensive curriculum preparing children for school success

Our center develops expectations and practices in concert with our state curriculum standards so children make an easy transition into the local school system. At the same time, our curriculum builds off the child’s knowledge base and skills, learning style, and interests. There is a clear emphasis on the development of strong language, math, and science skills. Important “school skills” of listening carefully, following through on a sequence of tasks, and working cooperatively are reinforced.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"From the moment we drop off our child to the moment we pick her up we are comforted by the care, education and love you provide to her on a daily basis. With each day she is brighter, happier and a more well-rounded child."

Our Curriculum Components

The building blocks to balanced education.

  • Language Works Connecting spoken words to written words, enjoying books independently, retelling stories, writing letters and numbers, indentifying some words on sight.
  • Math Counts Beginning to use standard measurements, beginning addition.
  • Science Rocks Exploring the world in more depth using tools such as magnifying glasses and microscopes, recording observations in science journals.
  • ArtSmart Studying great artists, engaging in collage and three-dimensional artwork, exploring dance, music, and dramatic arts
  • Our World Practicing empathy and compassion towards others, cultural exploration through children’s literature.
  • Well Aware Continuing focus on healthy activity and eating, taking responsibility for own health, beginning to study how our bodies are cared for.

Learning at Home

Nature collage

You Will Need:

A collection of leaves, seeds, grass, sticks, feathers, etc. and clear contact paper.

Directions:

Take a walk with your child and collect treasures from the ground. Tape a piece of clear contact paper, sticky side up, to a flat surface. Help your child arrange the treasures on the contact paper. Be cautious that young children don't put small objects in their mouths.

Tip:

This can be done on a table or floor. On the floor, you tend to have closer physical contact with your child.

Variation:


More Ideas