VPK PROGRAM

Fall VPK Program

Is a FREE early education program. The VPK program is available to all four-year-olds who reside in the state of Florida and turn four before Sept the 1st. Kid's Ark has openings in our VPK program.

1. Download Kid's Ark VPK Handbook to review our policies.

2. Download the VPK Certificate from the Florida Early Learning Coalition (details below)

3. Come down to Kids Ark and get an application for enrollment.

4.You will need to bring the following documents to Kids Ark to register for our program (we will make copies) :

  • Birth Certificate
  • Original Physical Exam Form
  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Original Immunization Record
  • Valid I.D. of Parent/Guardian
  • Photo of Child

To complete your registration for our Fall VPK program you will also need a VPK Certificate from the Florida Early Learning Coalition. Go online to the Florida Early Learning Website and input information about yourself and your child. You will also need to upload verification documents of your child age and your residency.

1. Verification of Age (choose one):

Birth certificate, current immunization record, military ID or current passport

2. Verification of Residence (choose one):

Parent driver’s license, water or electric bill, or lease/deed.

Our Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) programs is a high quality opportunity for all four year old children who are craving educational experiences. We currently offer a school year and summer VPK Program. Our program enthusiastically incorporates and captivates children in emergent literacy and writing skills, allowing for hands-on learning in a developmentally appropriate environment. Our classrooms are fittingly equipped for language, science, math, music, art, dramatic and block play. Alongside the standard benchmarks, the Wee Learn and Creative curriculum is also utilized.

Assessments are done three times a year and there is reinforcement aid in place for referrals or possible developmental delays.

Our VPK program is from 8:00 am – 11:35am. We also offer wrap around care for working parents up until 6:00 p.m. and before-school care as early as 7:00 am.

VPK

DAILY

SCHEDULE

7:00 – 8:15

Arrival / Free Play

8:15 – 8:30

Breakfast

8:30 – 8:50

Circle Time

8:50 – 10:00

Learning Centers

10:00 – 10:30

Small Group Activity

10:30 – 11:00

Outdoor Play

11:00 – 11:15

Personal Care

11:15 – 11:30

Story Time and VPK Dismissal

11:30 – 12:00

Lunches

12:30 – 2:30

Rest Time

2:30 – 3:00

Snack

3:00 – 4:00

Learning Centers /Small Groups

4:00 – 5:00

Outdoor Play

5:00 – 5:30

Free Play

5:30 – 6:00

Dismissal

** Personal Care and Bathroom use as needed, during the day.

** Water and Sand Table provided every day, indoors or outdoors.

 

Kid's Ark is a licensed bilingual child care center for children between the ages of 0-5 years.

We are a top rated Altamonte Springs child care facility and a non-profit center affiliated with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

License #C18SE0134

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