Life After Preschool - A Sunny Start Preschool

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The Sunny StartDifference

A Sunny Start Preschool is unique among preschools in our area. Here are some of the things that set us apart:

  • Parent Communication App! Receive Daily Update Reports and Pictures On Your Phone!
  • We offer Organic Milk with all meals
  • Secure Check In with Biometric Fingerprint System
  • School Wide iPad Integration and Computer Lab
  • Fully Certified, Nurturing Staff
  • Ultra Clean Facility
  • Hands on Approach to Learning
  • Ongoing Assessment for all Students
  • Advanced Curriculum, Our School Readiness Rate is 100!
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Life After Preschool

Your baby just graduated preschool! That makes you a bundle of pride, excitement, and nervous energy – ecstatic over your child’s accomplishments, yet apprehensive about the future.

What can you look forward to after preschool? What can you do to prepare for the future? How can you calm those overwhelming feelings of anxiety? Lucky for you, we made a list!

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VPK Graduation was amazing! Now onto Kindergarten!

1) Enjoy the Summer!

Soon, your little one will begin their lifelong relationship with homework and studying for exams. Enjoy your last bit of freedom before they begin their formal schooling!

Summer time is the perfect time to do all of the “baby” things your child still enjoys. Set up the kiddie pools, pull out the finger paint, and lay out all of the dress up clothes. Take advantage of the 2 1/2 months of summer before things get serious.

2) Shop for School Supplies

One way to tame the anxious feelings you have about beginning a new school is to focus on the exciting things! Take a trip to Target and introduce your child to the wonders of backpacks and lunchboxes. Picking them out will make your child feel like they have some control over the changes that are coming (plus, it will provide you with an adorable photo worthy post 😉  )

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3) Take a School Tour

Speaking of feeling in control, nothing is scarier than arriving in a new place for the first time. Call your child’s school and see if you can set up a school tour for your child. Taking a walk through the school library, playground, and lunch room can make the new, big, scary school seem much less scary. You will also feel better after seeing how safe and well contained your child’s school is. A tour can be a great first step in making your child’s new school feel like a new second home.

4) Meet with Your Child’s Pre-K Teacher

Your child’s pre-kindergarten teacher has a wealth of knowledge about the transition to kindergarten. She is also the second most qualified person to speak about your child’s strengths and weaknesses (you, of course, are the most qualified!)

Requesting an open, honest conversation about your child before they make their big transition can help you make the move to kindergarten easier from both an academic and social standpoint. It can also provide you with valuable information that you can pass on to your child’s kindergarten teacher, helping them get to know your child right away.

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Your child has accomplished so much already. Kindergarten will be the icing on the cake!

5) Get Organized

You may feel like there isn’t much to get ready before kindergarten, but you definitely don’t want to be scrambling at the last minute. Make your own list of all of the things that need to get done before the first day of school. Uniforms purchased, washed, and ironed? Check. Transportation plans in place and communicated to your child? Check. Lunch plans and after school activities lined up? Check. IEP meeting scheduled for your child (if applicable)? Check.

There is much to do before your child begins kindergarten, but there is still lots of time left to have fun and enjoy the last moments of having a preschoolers running around the house. Saying goodbye to early childhood can be a bittersweet moment, but the real adventures are yet to come! Embracing this new season of life with open arms can only lead to good things.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 preschool graduates! Go out there and change the world!

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Parent Testimonials

  • My daughter graduated from the school this year and started Kindergarten. Going into her fourth week of her big transition, her teachers informed me that she had an outstanding base from her preschool and is reading first grade level! A Sunny Start Preschool prepared my little girl in a spectacular way! The staff is very professional and family oriented not to mention superb state of the art facility. Needless to say I highly recommend the school!

    - Rocky, Dad of Natalia
  • I love love love this preschool/daycare! Very caring and loving staff and my oldest son loves going every day! I am so excited my twins also started a few months ago, they are so happy here as well. The teachers here are amazing! They genuinely care about the students and the woman in charge of curriculum for the school is always looking for new and great ways to teach the kids. I have 3 children at this school and could not be happier.

    – Samantha T. – Mom of Mason, Logan, and Olivia
  • My grandchildren have all attended A Sunny Start Preschool and this was the only preschool they attended. Three of the four are already in Elementary School and thanks to the foundation that they developed in this school, they are students with high grades. Thank you very much to all the teachers who are always attentive and patient with children. The quality of academics that children receive at this school is evident in their success.

    - Liliana, grandmother of Xavier, Jocey, Zander, and Amanda
  • I would recommend this school to any parent searching for a preschool with an excellent curriculum. My daughter is 7 years old and attended this preschool. After graduating from Pre K she tested advanced at her current Charter elementary school. Her teachers were impressed at her knowledge and how advanced her reading was. This school helped her read and went over all the subjects she needed to prepare her for Elementary. She recently tested for gifted this year by MDCPS. This was all due to the foundation she received here. The teachers are amazing and caring. Two of my friends that had their children here also tested for gifted. I am so happy with the school, the curriculum, the teachers, and the staff and now my son currently attends A Sunny Start Preschool. I would not go anywhere else.

    - Barbie, mom of Enzo and Sophia
  • I'm happy to have found this place. The attention is the best. The teachers are the best. My children learn something new every day. I wholeheartedly say to you that every child that goes through this program comes out a winner!

    – Gladys M, Mom of Denisse and Daniela
  • I recommended A Sunny Start Preschool to all whom have children from birth to 6 & more if they would take older.  I am a proud mother of very bright and advanced children thanks to the tutelage of Teacher Carmen, Milly, Angela, & Sofia. As you can see I have had an experience with every level of teacher in the school. I have a Kindergarten boy which I am proud to say is in K- 1 in his school. For those who do not know what K-1, this is where Kindergarten students are also being taught with 1st graders. My four year old is still at A Sunny Start Preschool and she is extremely bright. The curriculum in her class is incredibly advanced and even though I hate homework she is always excited and eager to do it. She can identify words and knows her numbers this also has to do with the fact she loves her school. All this and she has not yet started VPK because of her birthday, but she will be starting come this school year. Thank you Jennifer, Carmen, Milly, Angela, Sofia & Tatiana you guys are the best.

    – Gaby, mom of Zander and Amanda
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Serving the areas of SW Miami Dade, West Kendall, Miami, Tamiami, FIU and the zip codes 33175, 33176, 33185, 33184, 33194.

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