St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Nursery School Classes

2 ½-Year-Old Class

Child must be 2½ by September 1st

2 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tuesday, Thursday

3 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

This class of up to eight children, taught with lots of tender, loving care, contains an emphasis on socialization through games, songs, art, and play. All classes participate in music, gym class and chapel.


3-Year-Old Class

Child must be 3 by September 1st

2 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tuesday, Thursday

3 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM or 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

This class of up to 12 children includes teaching the recognition of shapes, colors, letters, and numbers. Many experiences with nature, science, and children’s literature will be combined with lots of indoor and outdoor play. Classes participate in music, gym class and chapel.


4-Year-Old Class

Child must be 4 by September 1st

3 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

4 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM or 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday through Thursday

This class is limited to 15 children. The curriculum includes early story writing, simple mathematics, recognition of and printing of letters and numbers along with of arts, crafts, music, and stories. Classes participate in music, gym class, chapel and library.

Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Class

Child must be 4 by September 1st

5 days a week – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM or 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday through Friday

This class is limited to 15 children. The curriculum includes early story writing, simple mathematics, recognition of and printing of letters and numbers along with of arts, crafts, music, and stories. Classes participate in music, gym class, chapel and library.


Specials

Music Class

Music is taught by Mrs. Martha Reynolds and is held weekly for all classes.  Children learn seasonal songs with movements as well as chants and finger plays.

Gym Class

Gym class is held twice a month for all classes. Gym is taught by Mrs. Kim Gehlhaus, a certified health and physical education teacher. During each thirty minute gym class children are working on gross motor skills as well as learning to enjoy sports and physical activity.

Chapel

Chapel is held monthly for all classes. During Chapel, children gather in the church (usually with the Rector) where they listen to short Bible stories and sing songs.

Library

Library is held weekly for children in our 4 year old and Pre-K classes. Each child receives a library card in September and can then use that card to check out a book each week. 

We also offer optional enrichment classes for children. 


Questions? Ready to Schedule a Visit?

The best way to learn about St. Matthew’s Nursery School is to schedule a visit. Please call us at 215-646-4466, email or use the Contact Form below to submit any questions or to request a visit. We look forward to meeting you!