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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM - 2023-2024 School Year

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The Parks and Recreation Department offers an early childhood education program which operates during the school year.

Program Format

The "Tiny Tots" program is for 3 and 4 year olds and meets twice/week from 9:00am to 11:00am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The program will begin on Tuesday, September 5th.  The Tiny Tots program leader is Lori Reeves.


The learning objectives of the program include:  identifying shapes and colors, reciting and being able to write the alphabet and numbers 1-20, and being able to write their name and address and parent's phone number.  To achieve these objectives, children will be involved in the following activities:  crafts, coloring, painting, worksheets, games, songs, and constructive play and physical activities.


Register now for the 2023-2024 Tiny Tots program.  Enrollment will conclude once the program reaches capacity.  Maximum enrollment for the program is 8 participants with a minimum enrollment of 6 participants by April 25th.  If we do not reach 6 participants by April 25th, parents will be notified.

Registration Form and Fees

Registration must be done in person at the Civic Center.  A non-refundable deposit representing the first week's fee must be paid at the time of enrollment.  The deposit will be applied towards your first week's payment.  The Tiny Tot program's weekly fees are listed below.  Parents should download and complete the registration form and ACH form below as part of the registration process.

Registration Form / ACH Authorization Form

Class Ages Member Non-Member
Tiny Tots (T/TH) 3 & 4 Yr. Olds $23/week $28/week



Each child will need to bring a box of crayons, box of facial tissue, and three large glue sticks at the beginning of the school year.  Please label these items with the participant's name.  Storage units will be provided.  No toys are to be brought from home except on show and tell days.

Show and Tell

Tiny Tots show and tell will be on Thursdays.


The program leader will send a snack calendar home the first week of class.  Subsequent snack calendars will be sent home as necessary.  It is the parent's responsibility to send a healthy snack for the entire class on their child's assigned day that includes one of the food pyramid requirements.  If you are unable to bring a snack on your assigned day please inform the program leader as soon as possible.


Our health policy requires the exclusion of any child who has an illness that includes a fever and/or communicable condition such as diarrhea, ringworm, impetigo, head lice, pink eye, and scabies.  We would greatly appreciate your cooperation concerning these conditions.  If your child will not be attending class, please call and inform the program leader.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, the following class cancellation policy will be observed:  The Parks and Recreation Department will close preschool if the Wahoo Public Schools are closed or if they have a late start due to inclement weather.  These announcements are made available on local TV stations.

Discipline/Suspension of Services

Inappropriate student behavior or conduct will result in a 'time out' per child's age.  If misbehavior continues to occur on a regular or frequent basis, the student's parents, Mrs. Reeves, and the Recreation Supervisor will meet to discuss an appropriate plan to remedy the behavior issue.  If necessary, the student may be suspended or terminated from the program.

Check In/Out Procedures

Anyone picking up a participant must present a photo ID and be listed on the participant's record as an individual who is authorized to pick up the child.


Contact Lori Reeves at (402) 443-4174 (Civic Center) or (402) 875-3393.  If you have any concerns with the program, contact Bob Schmidt at (402) 443-4174 and/or City of Wahoo staff at (402) 443-3222.