Sumner Valley Preschool Curriculum

 
Sumner Valley Preschool in Sumner, WA offers a part-day preschool for children 3-5 years of age and before and after school care for children K-5th grade. Our curriculum is based on the Reggio-Emilia approach that focuses on the following principles.

Project Work

Projects, also emergent, are in-depth studies of concepts, ideas, and interests which arise within the group.
 
Boy vet checking dogs ear
 

Representational Development

Development is a presentation of concepts and hypotheses in multiple forms of representation-print, art, construction, drama, music, puppetry, and shadow play.
 

Collaboration

Collaborative group work, both large and small, is considered to promote children's social emotional development.

Teachers as Researchers

The teacher is a teacher-researcher, a resource and guide as he/she lends expertise to children.
 
Shadow Puppet Performance
 

Documentation

Documentation is a key in the learning process for children, teachers, and parents to see children's development over time.
 

Environment

Great attention is given to the look and feel of the environment documentation of children's work and collections are displayed at the children's and adults' eye level.

Do You have Questions?

If you would like to know more information about enrolling your child or scheduling a tour, give us a call or email today.
 
Boy and Girl in Class
 
 
 
Sumner Valley Preschool Outside
 
Young Boy Painting
 
 
 

Sumner Valley Preschool—Preschool & School-Age

Trisha Maygra, Director
432 Wood Avenue
Sumner, WA 98390
Phone: 253-970-6119

Sumner Valley Preschool—Toddler & Two’s

Trisha Maygra, Director
907 Ryan Ave
Sumner, WA 98390
Phone: 253-987-7373