Green & Blue Rooms: Preschool

Green Room: Three-Year-Old Preschool

To be eligible for three-year-old preschool the child must have a birthday before September 15th.  The preschool uses the Creative Curriculum and is theme based.  They take trips to the library and other locations in Fayette; have daily projects, circle time, snack, center time, and recess.  They incorporate music, science, math, art, reading, and large/fine motor skills. The kids are assessed in the fall and spring and through various age appropriate preschool assessments throughout the year.  Portfolios that show progress and growth are taken home at the end of the school year. Pictures are also sent home from activities that were completed throughout the school year. Amanda Kalb will be teaching the three-year-old program for the upcoming school year.

Blue Room: Four-Year- Old Preschool

The four-year-old program is involved the State Wide Voluntary Preschool Program which offers 10 free hours a week to preschool students who turn four before September 15th of each year.   The four-year-old program uses several programs such as Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies GOLD, Jolly Phonics, Heggerty’s Phonemic Awareness, Read It Again and Handwriting without Tears.  Each program is used widely across the nation and is designed to teach preschoolers various skills they need for success in Kindergarten and future educational settings.  The four-year-old program is contracted through the North Fayette Valley School District therefore for holiday early outs and any no school days-whether it is planned or due to wether, we follow the district’s schedule.  Teachers for the four-year-old preschool program must have a Bachelors in Early Childhood. Amanda Kalb currently teaches this program, she has her BA from UIU in Early Childhood Education with a Reading Endorsement, Special Education Endorsement and a Psychology Minor.  In addition, she has an Early Childhood Diploma and Early Childhood AA from NICC, with 13 years of career experience in the early childhood field through child care, preschool and Head Start. Not to mention all the years taking care of her eighteen nieces and nephews and babysitting as an adolescent/teen. Maynard is where Mrs. Kalb resides with her husband and two children.

***For the 2019-2020 school year, the three and four-year-olds will be combined. Class will be held on M, T, W & Th from 8:30-11:30/12 for half-day preschool and 8:30-3:30 for full-day preschool. Prices vary according to whether the child will be in the three or four-year old program and whether the child is enrolled in half or full-day preschool.

School email: rbl@nfv.k12.ia.us

Check out the Rainbow Land Preschool Website listed below, or go to the North Fayette Valley school website, find the preschool tab and chose Rainbow Land Preschool.

https://sites.google.com/a/nfv.k12.ia.us/rainbow-land-preschool/home