Learning through play
Alton Kids Child Care Center
About Us
Toddler Room
Junior Room
Before & After School Program
Nursery School Program
Policy and Procedures


Nursery School Program (room capacity: 8 - age ratio: 1-8 - age: 2.5 - 4 yrs)

Our Nursery Program provides a fun and educational environment for preschool children. Children are prepared for Kindergarten by participating in a morning circle, arts and craft activities, attending community outings and field trips, shapes, colors, number and letter recognition.

The hours for our Nursery Program are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Daily Activities include:

  • Music and Movement
  • Gross motor play
  • Sensory play
  • Block play
  • Dramatic play
  • Nature and Science exploration
  • Creative Art
  • Outdoor play

Learning Centers include:

  • Table toys
  • Reading center
  • Cognitive Enhancement (Jolly Phonics, Memory and Matching games, Color and Number recognition)

Daily Schedule (sample, subject to change)

9:00 - 9:30 am

Attendance, Circle time (calendar, story time, songs, etc.)

9:30 - 10:00 am

Free Play, individual activities based on daily theme

10:00 - 10:15 am

Bathroom/Clean up routine, prepare for snack

10:15 - 10:50 am

Snack time, exploring books in Reading Centre

10:50 - 11:30 am

Story time, group games, creative play, free play

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Outdoor Play (weather permitting)