Parent Participation Preschool
Parent Participation Preschool is provided by our Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, U.S. Army Schofield Barracks/Wheeler Army Airfield and Marine Corps Base Hawaii branches. It is a program designed for parents to help their child(ren) transition from home to school while working side-by-side with them. Our dedicated teachers and teachers’ aides provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment which helps to give children a positive beginning to their education. Children must turn three by the end of December to be considered for the current school year. There are currently three different phases to our Parent Participation Preschool;
Most traditional preschool program. 100% parent participation. Teacher leads circle
goes over name recognition
During centers, teacher has different centers set up each week based on the theme. Parent is there to work with their children to make sure child is engaged and completing each task with assistance if needed. One staff to ten children/parent. Healthy snack – no peanuts. Two hour session twice a week $80.00 a month.
Two staff to ten children twice a week three hour a session for $130.00 a month. Children need to be able to;
Recognize & identify all colors, shapes
Recognize & identify all letters
Rote count to 10
Understand meaningful counting
Able to hold and control a pencil
Write a few legible letters
Can follow directions
Can focus on a task for at least 5 minutes
Honu class focuses on phonics, basic math skills, and writing
Two staff to ten children twice a week three hour session for $130.00 a month
Children need to be able to:
All the above as well as:
Able to write spoken letters
Nai’a children focuses on recognizing site words, blended sounds, basic sentence structure, math, and writing spoken words.
**** Children will need to be assessed prior to entering Honu or Nai’a*****
Please call the branch closest to you to schedule an assessment or fill out request below.
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