Little Blessings

Why Little Blessings Pre-School at St. Mary’s?

We will help your “Little Ones” grow and develop! Love Learning New Things. Our teachers encourage laughter and sharing while children develop a love for learning that we believe endures for years to come.




Assemble a Solid Foundation:

Day by day, our incredibly dedicated teachers work with your young child to methodically develop and then gradually strengthen a solid and lasting foundation of knowledge, imagination, and self-confidence. Our teachers and staff will know your child’s name, their budding learning style, and their unique personality. We will engage them daily with focused expertise, unwavering commitment, and genuine love.




Little Blessings Pre-School Curriculum:

The Little Blessings Pre-School curriculum will provide hands-on learning that will prepare children for school success. Activities will enhance a child’s early educational development and will include craft and learning activities that help preschoolers understand numbers, letters, colors, and shapes. Children will enjoy poems, books, stories, games, finger-plays, arts and crafts, and physical activities.


 Class time and day options:

The daily schedule includes ample amounts of free choice time, small group activities, whole group activities, and both student-directed and teacher-directed learning times.



  • 7:45- 8:00—Drop off
  • 7:45- 8:20—Free Choice
  • 8:20- 8:45—Circle Time/Calendar Time
  • 8:45- 9:00—Music/Yoga for Kids/Exercises
  • 9:00- 9:15—Breakfast Snack/Restroom Break
  • 9:15- 9:30—-Story Time/Bible Story
  • 9:30-10:00—Gym/Playground Time
  • 10:00-10:40–Centers/Free Choice
  • 10:40-10:50–Educational Group Activities
  • 10:50-Get ready for Dismissal or Lunch
  • 10:55-Morning students Dismissed or Beginning of Lunch
  • 11:00-11:30-Lunch
  • 11:30-12:00-Recess/Free Play
  • 12:00-12:10-Storytime
  • 12:10-12:15-Restroom Break/Prepare for Nap
  • 12:15- 1:30-Rest Time/Nap
  • 1:30- 2:00-Wake up with books and quiet center activities
  • 2:00-2:10-Snacks
  • 2:10-2:40-Centers
  • 2:40-2:50-Outside/Free Choice
  • 2:50-3:00-Pack up/Prayer
  • 3:00-Dismissal



Class time and day options:

Monday-Friday – 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. for full days
Monday-Friday – 8:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. for 5 half days or
Tue, Wed, Thur – 8:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. for 3 half days


Visit our Classrooms webpage to see what’s going on today.

Pre-K                           Kindergarten

Enroll for the 2016-2017 school year!

Call SMS at 618 263-3183 for more information.

Download and print Little Blessings Pre-School Brochure

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