Gain social and emotional skills
We offer an enriching learning environment designed to nurture the growth of the whole child. We are proud to have been serving the community of the Crowsnest Pass since 1978.
Kids Kollege is a play-based, licensed community preschool offering an early learning program for children ages 3-5. We offer an enriching learning environment designed to nurture the growth of the whole child. We are proud to have been serving the community of the Crowsnest Pass since 1978.
Our teaching philosophy, which is guided by FLIGHT, Alberta's Early Learning and Care Framework, is child-centered and supports each child’s specific skills, interests and unique needs. Children are encouraged to explore, discover, and interact with one another and their environment to:
Gain social and emotional skills
Increase awareness of their environment including the people around them
Feel empowered to make independent choices
Take healthy risks
Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. For the 2022/2023 school year, our classes will begin on September 12, 2023. Class options are based on registration numbers each spring.
Non-refundable Registration Fee: $60.00
Tuition cost reflects Kids Kollege's participation in the Canada-Alberta Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. Government subsidy is available for eligible families. More information can be found here.
Families may claim tuition fees as child care costs if parents are working.
Classes run from September to June each year. There is no school on statutory holidays and we break for Christmas and Easter.
To involve parents and families in all aspects of the program through participation and direction, to educate ourselves toward a better understanding of the preschool child, and to develop the whole child through:
To develop the whole child though:
Please feel free to contact our educators or board members if you have any questions or feedback. Together we can create an inspiring learning environment for our children.
Our program offers an enriching learning environment designed to nurture the growth of the whole child through a variety of play experiences including the following centres:
Our program routines and activities that support early learning and childhood development include:
Critical thinking, development of self-awareness, individualism, and self-value
Supports fine motor skills, language, writing and problem-solving skills
Provides a community approach to valuable and meaningful discussion
Allows children to participate in an inclusive discussion of the plan for the day
Supports learning through storytelling
Incorporates learning concepts of letter and number recognition, calendar, and weather
Provides rich social, emotional and language development opportunities
Supports learning of health, hygiene, and nutrition
Includes music, movement, and stories
Theme based on the child/group's interest(s)
Focuses on individual and group needs
Gym days, Indoor Playground days, special guests, party days, field trips, show and tell, etc.
Provide cultural diversity opportunities
Support sense of community
Discovery of new skills and interests
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There are different types of volunteer opportunities you are making a commitment to participating in when you enroll your child in preschool, including:
These commitments keep our program quality high and our fees low!
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