LittleJays
The preschool program provides an inviting and safe environment that encourages students to grow socially, physically, and academically.  Students are given the opportunity to participate in structured activities as well as choose activities that interest them.  All activities are developed  in order to meet the Missouri Early Childhood Standards. All students must be potty trained to attend either preschool program.


3 Year Olds

The Tuesday/Thursday morning class (8:00-11:00 am) is reserved for children who turn 3 on or before August 1st of the program year. Students will gain experience with routines and procedures, social skills, fine and gross motor skills, listening skills, and pre academic skills within a science or social studies topic. The classroom environment includes centers to allow for independent exploration and play. Students have the opportunity to become comfortable with the school setting. This class is $12 per day.
Your child is ready for this class if he/she:

  • Is potty trained
  • Able to feed themselves independently with utensils
  • Sits in a chair unrestrained for 5-10 minutes
  • Will follow other adult’s directions
  • Will separate from the parent
  • Can interact with other children without constant adult interaction
  • Can attend to a task for short periods of time.

4-5 Years Old

Option 1: Our Monday/Wednesday/Friday morning class (8:00-11:00) is recommended for children who turn four on or before August 1st. This class focuses on routines and procedures, social skills, fine and gross motor skills, listening skills, pre math skills, pre reading skills, handwriting, and science and social studies concepts. They are exposed to social and educational foundations that prepare them for Kindergarten. This class is $12 per day.

Your child is ready for this class if he/she:

  • Meets the 3 yr old readiness objectives
  • Can tolerate small levels of frustration without a tantrum (physical outlash, yelling)
  • Has the stamina to participate in small and large group activities for 10-20 min.
  • Can follow adult directed tasks for short periods of time.
  • Shares with others
  • Follows established rules

Option 2: The full day preschool program (8:00 am-3:00 pm) is designed to provide high-quality educational experiences to enhance kindergarten readiness for four and 5 year-old children. The child must be four on or before August 1st of the program year. Our school day is comparable to a typical kindergarten schedule, which includes Specials (PE, Music, Library, Spanish, Art, and Project Lead-the-Way), two recess periods, lunch, and nap time. This class is $25 per day. There is an additional charge for hot school lunches.

Your child is ready for this class if he/she:

  • Meets the 3 and 4 year old readiness objectives
  • Can make transitions between activities easily
  • Is able to respond to a variety of adults and follow their directions

1025 Washington Street
Weston, MO  64098
P:  816-640-2811
F:  816-386-5888
Rebecca Henshaw, Principal
Dana Buttz, Admin. Assistant

Preschool Teachers

Audra Cox
Audra Cox
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Tanya Lock
Tanya Lock
816-640-2811 x2250
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Tiffany Fletcher
Tiffany Fletcher
816-640-2811 x2251
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