Choosing the Right Preschool for your Child
Part one in our series on Early Childhood Education
Finding the right early childhood program can be confusing and overwhelming process, but with a few simple tips, it doesn’t have to be! Creating a wish list of what you hope your child will learn is a great place to start.
Do you want your child to:
Cooperate with others?
Learn to share?
Improve physical skills?
Become a great reader?
Solve math problems?
Learn God’s love?
Make new friends?
Develop good habits?
When you start thinking about what you envision for your child, it can make the process easier. Catholic schools in Chicago provide an excellent option for Early Childhood education and are incredibly affordable- oftentimes even less money than your local day care center. All Big Shoulders Fund schools accept Action for Children and provide financial aid and some are even Head Start or Preschool For All Centers.
The best part is that Preschool and Kindergarten at a Catholic school is part of a larger academic setting and will provide a seamless transition to 1st grade and beyond and students will have the benefit of special classes like art, music, foreign language, etc.
What are some of your top questions about Early Childhood education?
Stay tuned for a checklist of what to look for as you explore options for your family.
Want to learn more about what Catholic schools can do for your child and your family? Visit us at: www.chicagocatholicschools.org to #DiscoverTheDifference of a Catholic education today!