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Younger Preschool

Younger Preschool

Children must be 2 years, 9 months to enroll in our Younger Preschool class.

There is a balance of free playtime and structured, teacher-directed activities throughout the morning. Curriculum based on Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences encourages and supports the many strengths and differences of our young children.


  • Traditional: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the option of 3, 4, or 5 days per week.  An extended day program is offered until 1:00, 2:00, or 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and until 1:00pm on Friday.   There is also an early drop-off option each day at 8:00am. 
    Starting September 2018, traditional hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • New September 2018: Rockwell will offer a full-day, full-year program and optional, flexible hours until 6:00PM.

Daily Schedule

Free play, art activities, and manipulatives
Clean up
Group Time: calendar and songs
Snack Time
Story Time
Jackets on and Outdoor Play
Get ready for home or stay-day


The flexibility is amazing! I also thought it was beneficial for my three year old to interact with the older students and with other teachers. I know it will make for a smooth transition to the fours classroom. – Family Survey