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  2016 Golden Peach Award winner for best
Preschool in Cherokee County!
 
The preschool is a ministry of First Baptist Church.
The purpose of the program is to provide care and development for each child enrolled, to expand his/her greater potential: spiritually, mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially. This is would be accomplished by providing learning and development experiences consistent with the Christian principles of First Baptist Church based on the authority of the Bible.
Located in the Life Center of First Baptist Church
                  Ages: 1-4k  Hours: 9am – 12pm
1 year old    Monday & Wednesday 
2 year old    Tuesday & Thursday
3 year old    Monday – Thursday
4K                 Monday – Thursday
Mission Statement:
Celebrating God…Sharing Christ…experiencing learning
in a fun and exciting manner…today…with preschoolers and their families.
 
Vision:
We are a learning and loving preschool..building faith and character..one family and one child at a time.
 
Guiding Principles:
Jesus is Lord. Everyone is Welcome. Everybody has something to offer.
 
Philosophy:
Jesus has shown us that children have a special place in the heart of God. (Matthew 19: 13-15) Therefore, every single child at First Baptist Church Preschool is welcomed, loved just as they are and valued for the unique gifts they bring. It is our goal to help children develop spiritually, mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially in a creative and challenging environment designed especially for preschoolers. Children are taught at their own developmental level where they can grow and learn.
Learning and Growing Objectives:
  • An unconditional love of Jesus and the presence of God in our everyday lives.
  • An appropriate of each child’s uniqueness and that everyone is an individual.
  • The educational and social skills that each child will need in future educational experiences.
  • Each class beginning in the 1’s will lead into the next, with the 4 year old class preparing the child for kindergarten.
  • An excitement toward a lifelong love of learning.
 
Daily Activities:
A day at preschool will include: prayer, music, art, story time, large and small motor skill activities, center time and snacks.
 
Curriculum and Materials:
Each class uses age appropriate materials and curriculum geared toward the age they are teaching.
Kim Harris – Preschool Director preschool@fbcgaffney.org 864-489-6064