Online Class 2020-2021

The Co-op preschool is excited to announce a new option for Chelsea families! Starting in fall 2020 we will be offering an online preschool program. This program will follow the 4s curriculum — complete with Gathering Time, art projects, stories, and group activities – all online and at-home! Check out the details listed below and feel free to reach out with any questions to membership@chelseacoop.org.

  • Tuition and Enrollment
    • M/W/Fri afternoons
    • Monthly tuition $75/month for 9 months
  • Art Projects
    • Teachers will fill a reusable bag for each family with needed materials for the week
    • Families pick up/return their bag from a bin outside the preschool
  • Typical Daily Schedule:
    • Zoom Gathering Time (12:00 – 12:30 PM)
      • Preschoolers, caregivers, and the teacher will gather together to sing songs, learn about the art project, take attendance, and talk about the day.
    • Play Time (12:30 – 1:30 PM)
      • Children and parents will play together, do the provided art project, and clean up.
      • Activities might include building with blocks, playing with favorite toys, baking something in the kitchen, playing a board game, doing a puzzle, putting on a puppet show, drawing and coloring, playing dress-up, looking at books, squishing and shaping playdough, or anything else your child would like to do!
      • Pictures and videos can be shared with the teacher and classmates through Google Classroom.
      • No screen time, please
    • Zoom Story Time (1:30 – 2:00 PM)
      • Preschoolers and the teacher will gather again to read a story and share experiences with each other.
      • Group activities might include sharing ideas, meeting a special visitor, letter day share time, guided movement and stretching, and discussing a theme.
    • Outside Time (2:00 – 2:30 PM)
      • Children and parents will get outside to play in the yard, go for a walk, ride bicycles or scooters, play in a sandbox, draw with sidewalk chalk, play in the snow, or visit a park.
      • Pictures and videos can be shared with the teacher and classmates through Google Classroom.
      • No screen time, please
  • Parent Time Commitment Per Day
    • Teacher led Zoom meetings – 1 hour total
    • Parent and child led play and activity time – 1.5 hours total
    • Total program time – 2.5 hours