3 Year Olds

AA Jeremy on climber AA Natalie, Hailey, Evelyn stretching AA Tobin outside

Welcome to the Aardvark Room

Younger Preschool Room, typically children who are 3 years old in September

Teacher : Child Ratio = 1:6.5
Maximum Class Size
= 13 children

Classroom Goals and Activities

Spiritual Development:

  • Twice monthly worship services with church staff
  • Teachers pray with children before meals
  • Weekly, Christian based music class led by Taylor Wilson(youth and family minister of Transfiguration Lutheran Church)


  • Teachers encourage the consideration of others (share, take turns etc…)
  • Children continue to practice and learn new self-help skills

Physical Development:

  • Twice daily large muscle time (outdoor, weather permitting)
  • Children have free access to crayons, lacing beads, puzzles etc… to help develop fine motor skills

Cognitive Development:

  • Teachers introduce simple mathematical concepts (sorting, patterns etc…) and letter recognition

Language Development:

  • Children are encouraged to express their wants, needs and emotions verbally
  • Classroom is a print-rich environment


Aardvark Room Schedule

6:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Arrival
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.Bathroom, Breakfast
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Free Play, Group Time
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Large Muscle Time (outdoors, weather permitting)
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Art/Sensory/Science
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Nap
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Wake up, Bathroom, Snack
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Free Play, Teacher Directed Activities
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Large Muscle/Departure
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