Children age 18 months through Pre-K attend weekly chapel in the Messiah Lutheran Church Sanctuary. Week after week, Chrysalis children will experience age appropriate lessons that are biblically solid, surprising, and have a high impact all week long.
WEEKDAY EARLY EDUCATION
Provides developmentally appropriate activities for infants through Pre-K. Our program allows children to develop spiritually, physically, emotionally, intellectually, and socially. The program provides learning opportunities in language and literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, and the arts. Chrysalis also integrates concepts from the Rice Literacy and Culture Project which lays a strong foundation for reading and writing.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Infants through Pre-K experience unique introduction to musical expression and creative movement by attending Music and Movement classes. Each class is designed with a specific goal in mind. Through singing, instrumental exploration and games, children are given an appetite to love music in a playful manner.
Chrysalis offers customized Spanish classes written by an acknowledged expert. Children are exposed to the Spanish language and culture through songs, music, games, and rhymes. This culturally rich journey is available for infants through Pre-K.
Chrysalis promotes early literacy development. Our library is filled with books and hopefully will fulfill a lifelong love of the written word for all ages. Children have a scheduled day to check out library books and take them home in a special library bag. Our librarian organizes our books and may assist you in finding that special book.
Tablets are located in our Pre-K classrooms and computers are in place for our Before and After students. These devices are offered as a supplement to our curriculum and gives children the opportunity to experience technology in a fun way!
American Sign Language is presented to infants through Pre-K. Studies show that Sign language facilitates the development of linguistic , cognitive, and social-emotional skills in young children and improve educational outcomes for older children.