Kindergarten Preparatory Program

Our “K-Prep” program is designed to provide an extended structured academic setting for children scheduled for their upcoming Fall entry into Kindergarten within the public or private school system. Children in Pal’s K-prep program are introduced to a more formal academic structure for a longer portion of their day. Reading, writing, math, science, social studies, health science, and physical education activities and concepts that were introduced in the pre-school program progress in complexity. Structure play also continues in our K-Prep program as the children continue to learn the value of socialization skills and build friendships. Our goal is to prepare the children in Pal’s K-Prep program for entry into the public or private school sectors with the academic and social skills they need to succeed.

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Make Summer Safe for Kids!!!

Beat the heat and sun

Heat-related illness happens when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. Infants and children up to 4 years of age are at greatest risk. Even young and healthy people can get sick from the heat if they participate in strenuous physical activities during hot weather. For heat-related illness, the best defense is prevention.

  • Never leave infants, children, or pets in a parked car, even if the windows are cracked open.
  • Dress infants and children in loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing.
  • Schedule outdoor activities carefully, for morning and evening hours.
  • Stay cool with cool showers or baths.
  • Seek medical care immediate if your child has symptoms of heat-related illness.

Just a few serious sunburns can increase you and your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Their skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays whenever they’re outdoors.

  • Cover up. Clothing that covers your and your child’s skin helps protect against UV rays.
  • Use sunscreen with at least SPF (sun protection factor) 15 and UVA (ultraviolet A) and UVB (ultraviolet B) protection every time you and your child go outside.