Pre-K Four & K-Preps Fives


Funsteps Preschool & Childcare Inc offers 2 educational Kindergarten Readiness Programs - a four year old Pre-K class and a five year old K-Prep class. Both classes have a philosophy that children learn best through a combination of direct instruction of concepts and skills and hands on experiences in educational and discovery centers. It is within this child-friendly, stimulating environment that all children can play, explore, grow learn and prepare for Kindergarten.



Funsteps 4 and 5 year old pre-k and kindergarten prep classrooms are designed to stimulate learning and exploration while promoting social interactions, independence and fun! Both classes are complete with an abundance of developmentally, age appropriate toys and learning materials that coordinate with the academic centers of math, science, reading, writing, art, computers, fine & gross motor skills, social studies, music, dramatic play and more!



The four and five year old teachers at Funsteps are certified in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid, medication administration and have specialized training and education in Early Childhood Education meeting the Teacher requirements and qualifications for the State of Delaware. With their friendly, energetic personalities and unconditional love for children, our teachers respond to each child’s needs and inspire and guide every child to reach their developmental goals. Funsteps teachers plan a variety of daily learning experiences that stimulate and challenge your child each day. Our teachers model and teach developmentally acceptable behaviors and expectations of the classrooms and foster a unique relationship with parents as they work together to strengthen the growth and development of the children one “fun step” at a time!



Funsteps Pre-K curriculum ensures that all children are receiving quality care and education while developing their kindergarten readiness skills. Supporting Delaware’s Department of Education Early Learning Foundations for Preschool Children and the Christina School District Content Standards, each child is provided with daily enriching, recreational and hands on, educational activities and experiences in the following content areas:

*computer skills

*fine motor skills

*dramatic/imaginative play

*large motor development

*pre-reading/language/phonics & literacy



*arts and crafts

*math and science(manipulatives, problem solving)

*music & movement

*multi-sensory play

*cooking/food exploration


Portfolio assessments are used for each child to support our program goals and demonstrate the child’s individual developmental goals, progress and accomplishments. These assessments are shared with parents throughout the year.



Funsteps provides each child with their own:

*cubby to keep their personal belongings

*rest time mat

* AM and PM snack

*all needed utensils and paper products

*all the educational supplies and materials needed to implement the pre-k curriculum


Funsteps asks parents to provide:

*breakfast for their child each day if dropped off before 7:30am if necessary

*a nutritious bag/box lunch labeled with their name & condiments if needed

*2 changes of clothes to be kept in their cubby

*a crib size sheet and small blanket for rest time

*weather appropriate outdoor wear

*sunscreen (seasonal)

*water bottle


Call Funsteps Preschool and Childcare today....731-9618




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