Parents Day Out

Parents Day Out for 2017/2018 Season

Kingswood United Methodist Church is accepting applications for its Parent’s Day Out program for children age 2, 3, 4 and 5 years old for the 2017/2018 school year. Class time is from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Parent’s Day Out provides a creative learning environment for the young child. Children attend September through May.

One of the classes is for 2 and 3 year old children for the 2016-2017 school year. Parent’s Day Out is offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. One or two day a week sessions are available. Class size is limited to 16 children, class time is from 9:30am until 1:30pm. Fees include a non-refundable registration fee and monthly tuition. The curriculum is theme-based and includes preschool topics and Christian stories. A mid-morning snack is provided, parents must provided the child’s lunch.

Parent’s Day Out also offers a class for children age 4 and 5 years old. Parents can choose a one, two, three or four days a week session. Class time is from 9:30am to 1:30pm, class size is limited to 20 children. Children must be toilet trained. A mid-morning snack is provided. Parents must provided their child’s lunch. A short prayer is said before snack and lunch time. The curriculum includes preschool topics such as colors, shapes, math, plus Christian stories from the bible. Bible based stories will be taught once a month.

This program is not intended to take the place of a preschool program. Participants in the program pay a monthly tuition fee. A $50 non-refundable registration fee is due at time of registration. For more information or to register your child contact Barb Symonds, Minister of Children and Family at 847-398-0770 or bsymonds@kingswoodumc.com

Mission Statement

To provide quality care for 2 through 5-year old children in a safe, child-centered environment.

About PDO

  • Parent’s Day Out provides a creative learning environment for each young child
  • The program is offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM.
  • Class size is limited to 16 children per day for 2 and 3 year old children and 20 children per day for 4 and 5 year old children.

Program goals

Each child will:

  • develop basic social skills
  • increase independence
  • develop a trust in adults other than his or her parents
  • enjoy being part of a group and learn to share and cooperate
  • develop a desire to learn
  • become aware of the fact that he or she is a child of God and will grow in God’s love

Parent’s Day Out is located at Kingswood United Methodist Church, 401 West Dundee Road, Buffalo Grove, Il, 60089. It is easily accessible from Dundee Road.

All children are required to have a complete physical and provide a completed Illinois Department of Public Health Certificate of Child Health Examination.

* It is the opinion of KUMC that every child has the opportunity to participate in our PDO program.  KUMC will attempt to provide PDO opportunities for participants faced with financial hardships.