Ages 18 months - 5 years old
All of our preschool classes encourage speech and language,
improve motor skills, sensory awareness, and cognitive development.
Our learning environment includes:
Rainbow Preschool takes place in a bright, colorful and loving
environment and is taught by trained and experienced staff. Our
classrooms feature: newer furniture and toys, ipads, approximately 2200 square feet of learning/growing space, fenced playground adjacent to our rooms, unisex restrooms within the classroom, and separate entry for easy drop off and pick up of preschoolers.
Our structure of daily activities are carefully planned to encourage independence, self-confidence and group cooperation through large group, small group, and one-on-one participation in a variety of experiences. These activities will include instruction and skills in writing, fine and gross motor, letter and number recognition, language development, and social/emotional skills.
Rainbow Preschool Activities:
Your child will participate in many fun-filled learning activities in a warm, safe, loving atmosphere. Sessions begin in September and end in late May / early June. Rainbow Preschool also offers themed summer camps for children who are between 3-5 years of age. To enter the 4 - 5 year old preschool program, the child must be 4 years old by September 1. To enter the 3-4 year old preschool program, the child must be 3 by September 1.
Our program for 3-4 year olds will consist of organized play stressing sharing and social interaction. Children will participate in science, sensory, outdoor play, music and movement, arts and crafts, beginning writing/math, and fine motor skill activities. We offer classes that meet two or three times a week for 2 ½ hours each day and run a 1:7 child to teacher ratio.
The program for 4 - 5 year olds will focus on pre-kindergarten readiness skills in an informal setting. This will include concepts such as letter and number recognition, group participation, writing skills, science and math activities. The Teacher-Student ratio is one to eight. We offer classes that meet two, three, or five times a week for 3 hours each day and run a 1:8 child to teacher ratio.
All of our instructors either hold college degrees with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education and/or preschool instructional experience.
Rainbow Preschool requires a criminal history check by the Michigan State Police and a child abuse and neglect clearance performed by the Michigan Department of Human Services on all our employees. Your child’s safety is top priority to our staff!
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Philosophy - Rainbow Preschool
The City of Troy Recreation Department’s Rainbow program is designed to promote self-help skills, independence, social interactions, and creative expression experiences through play.
Our goal is to enhance your child’s growth and development by a variety of activities that incorporate instruction, skills in writing, fine and gross motor, language development, and social/emotional skills.