In addition to our included curriculum programs, KUM Preschool also offers special programs for an additional cost. These programs are for children enrolled in our preschool.
Specialty Programs for KUM Students only:
Spanish class is a great opportunity to immerse your child into the Spanish language. The teacher uses a hands-on approach in which art, construction and fine and gross motor activities are incorporated, as well as music and songs. Spanish classes are held on Wednesdays to the Young 4 and Pre-K students (times TBA), for an additional fee.
Lunch Bunch (extended day)
Lunch Bunch is a great way to extend your child’s half day experience! Lunch Bunch is offered to all ages.
Lunch Bunch times are 11:30-1:30 on Mon., Tues., Wed., and Fri. After each child’s morning preschool, they are brought to the Lunch Bunch class, where they eat with their teachers, then enjoy recess time and play-based experiences.
The cost for Lunch Bunch is $53 per month. Children bring their own lunch to school.
Thursday Clubs (extended day)
Each club day will have a combination of Gardening/Nature, Tinkering, and Creative Art experiences based on a particular focus or theme. This will help to ensure that we can get outside to the Exploring Place on any good-weather Thursdays! YOGA will class will be added to the club the first Thursday of every month.
Registration will be IN PERSON on Tuesday August 13th @ 8:30am. You may download the form to bring with you to registration. Once enrolled spots are filled, there will be opportunities for drop in spots if there are openings. Please check with the office to reserve those spots.
The cost per club is $12.
Specialty Programs for KUM Students AND our Community:
Time to Grow
Our toddler class provides opportunities for the young child and caregiver to connect with each other while participating in developmentally appropriate activities such as painting, messy play, yoga, music, and story time. A light snack will be provided.
A Time To Grow is a six week series beginning in October, and again in January on Thursday mornings. Cost is $12 per class. You may download the registration form here.
Musical Kindergarten is a program designed to benefit the young child’s mind, body and soul. Fun, interactive lessons introduce basic concepts such as rhythm, melody, percussion and singing. When music is paired with movement and instruments, it promotes brain development. Musical experiences also allow the children to express themselves and connect emotionally with the music.
Musical kindergarten is held on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00 with Mrs. Comfort and costs $25 per month.
KUM Kids Summer Camp is a half-day camp for children 2 1/2 – 6 years old, who are potty trained and have not attended kindergarten. Each camp day is filled with fun, hands-on activities focused on a central theme. Activities include art, water play, gardening, yoga, and creating a special snack. Children should bring a towel, a water bottle, and extra clothes.
Session 1- Fantasy Fun (July 16-18, 9am-12pm) FULL-REGISTRATION CLOSED
Session 2- Critter Camp (July 23-25, 9am-12pm)
Cost is $90 per week, $15 registration fee.
You may download the registration form here. Please call the office to ensure availability before sending your registration form in.
Little Sprouts Infant Class
Little Sprouts is a time for mamas and their little ones to enjoy music and tummy time, while having the time to chat and support one another. This class will be led by Julia Comfort, our music teacher. She studied Music Therapy for infants and children. Alongside Julia will be Kim Linhares, who currently teaches at KUM and was a Parent Educator in Columbia, MO in her former career path. Special guests will be arranged on the topics of breastfeeding, sleep and baby massage.
Little Sprouts is a six week series beginning the first Friday in October. Another session will being in January.