Posted on February 3, 2023
Hello Lucia of Connecticut, Sophia of Ohio, and Ramona of Plainfield, IL! The park district virtual preschool program has seen expansion outside of Carol Stream and even out of State. Last year we had participants from Romeoville, Naperville, Plainfield, Cicero, South Elgin, Des Plaines, Lake Villa and Wisconsin.
Read what one Mom has to say, and read about what the kids do in virtual preschool!
From Lucia’s Mom, Connecticut: Hello. I am a member of a Facebook group called “Still Coviding, Parents Edition.” One member had already had her little one in Mrs. Oswald’s class the last few years but has since grown up and knew that many parents are still not ready for their littles ones to attend in person due to Covid. She posted and raved about Mrs. Oswald’s class in the group. I wanted Lucia to learn to take turns and get a feel for a classroom setting before kindergarten, so I jumped to enroll her. Connecticut does not offer virtual options for preschool, so I knew I had to try other states.
Our Virtual Preschool participants love learning and singing! Since they are from different areas, they enjoy telling Mrs. Oswald about the weather in their area. They do almost everything that in-person preschoolers do, such as calendar, letters, shapes, colors, and science. They also participate in fun theme days like Pajama Day, Ugly Sweater Day, and Show N’ Tell.
Kudos to our teacher Mrs. Oswald who has made such an impact in the virtual preschool program to draw kids from out of state! We appreciate you!