Downtown Campus

Address

206 W. Johnson Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764

Service Times

Sunday 8:30 AM

Sunday 9:45 AM

Sunday 11:00 AM

Contact

(479) 751-4610

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Agape Fellowship

Address

1520 West Huntsville Road
Springdale, AR 72764

Service Times

Sunday 10:00 AM

Contact

(479) 419-4141

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Preschool & Daycare

Preschool & Daycare

Now enrolling for fall!  2019-2020 First Kids, Mothers Day Out, and Creative School, part-time preschool.

contact Tarsy Beyer at 479-751-3421 for more information.

First Church offers a wide curriculum of educational opportunities and care for preschoolers to meet your child’s needs and your busy schedule. 

Children's World

Children’s World is a Christian program which provides quality, developmentally appropriate childcare for children ages 2 1/2 through 5th Grade. After school and summer care for Kindergarten through 5th grade is also available. Our program facilitates and nurtures every child’s spiritual, emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs.

Children’s World is a year-round program operating from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
 

Tuition:
  • Tiny Tigger Class | 2 1/2 – 3 years old | $165 per week
  • Bouncy Bunny Class | 3 – 4 years old | $160 per week
  • Pink Panther Class | 4 – 5 years old | $155 per week
  • After School | K – 5th grade | $50 per week
  • Summer School Program | K – 5th grade | $145 per week
  • Registration fee is $75
  • Supply Fee $150 ($75 due in Sept/$75 due in Feb)
Credentials:
  • Licensed child care facility
  • Quality Approved
  • Better Beginnings Level 3 Program
Our Comprehensive Approach to Child Development:
  • Nurturing every child’s emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs.
  • Helping children achieve school readiness skills, develop positive self-esteem, gain independence, develop strong communication skills, and enhance their problem-solving skills.
  • Empowering children to grow and develop to their fullest potential by recognizing and respecting each child’s individual needs.
Family Partnership:
  • Fostering the development of every child in our program through cooperation and coordination with parents, teachers and administration.
  • Respecting parents as the primary educators of their children.
Enrollment is based on a priority basis:
  • First United Methodist Church Members.
  • Siblings of children already in the program.
  • Children and grandchildren of employees.
  • Children with no connection to the church or program.

A parent/guardian will be required to fill out an information form pertaining to their child’s health, medical history and emergency contact information. 

Keys to the Development of the Whole Child
  • Enhance children’s growth and development.
  • Strengthen families as the primary nurturer of children.
  • Provide children with educational services.
  • Link children to ministry.
  • Ensure a well-managed program that involves parents in decision making.

We Offer a World of Opportunities
Children’s World Office
479-751-3421

Creative School

Creative School is a non-profit, licensed preschool for children three and four years of age. Our goal in our three-year-old class is learning to play with peers and to like school. Our four-year-olds prepare for kindergarten. We strive to teach Christian values in our classes.

The Creative School program runs September through May. There are three and four-year-old classes on both Tuesday & Thursday and Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. Our hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or extended stay until 2:00 p.m. each day. 

Daily Schedule

Our program is individualized according to the needs and abilities of the children. We have free play, circle time, crafts, music, outside play, and snacks all geared for learning.

Enrollment

Enrollment for the school year begins in April. Children must be three or four years of age by August 1st in order to attend Springdale public schools. To be placed on the list, call the director, Tarsy Beyer, 751-3421.

Communication

Parents are always welcome to visit. We have a Parent’s Meeting before school starts in the fall. Notes are sent home on a regular basis to let parents know of upcoming events 

Special Days

Creative School celebrates several holidays with a party. Additionally, we have a Christmas program and an end of the year program.

Classes & Fees
Three Year Old Class (One teacher per 12 children)
  • Tuesday & Thursday | Regular Hours $95 per month
  • Tuesday & Thursday | Extended Stay $155 per month
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Regular Hours $130 per month
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Extended Stay $210 per month
Four Year Old Class (One teacher per 15 children)
  • Tuesday & Thursday | Regular Hours $95 per month
  • Tuesday & Thursday | Extended Stay $155 per month
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Regular Hours $130 per month
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Extended Stay $210 per month
Registration Fee
  • Tuesday & Thursday | Regular Hours $50
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday | Regular Hours $75
  • Lunch Bunch | Offered all days | $10 per stay
  • Tuesday & Thursday Supply Fee | $30 | January & August
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday Supply Fee | $50 | January & August

First Kids

First Kids is a non-profit, licensed Mother’s Day Out Program for children ages 3 months to 5 years. We provide a Christian based curriculum and a loving environment designed to nurture your child’s faith.

First Kids fall/spring program is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. starting the Tuesday after Labor Day and ending the Friday before Memorial Day. Parents can choose all three days or just one day. First Kids follows the Springdale Public School calendar. 

Enrollment

Enrollment for the summer and school year program begins in March for the upcoming summer and school year. First Kids also has open enrollment while the program is in progress. Contact Tarsy Beyer at 751-3421.

Communication

First Kids publishes a monthly newsletter to let parents know about upcoming events, themes, and special activities. We also send home a daily report on each child. Parents are always welcome to visit. 

Special Days

First Kids has a fall party, Christmas party, and Valentine’s party. We ask parents to help provide the treats for the parties.

Fees
Infants
  • One day a week $100 a month (plus $25 registration fee)
  •  Two days a week $180 a month (plus $50 registration fee)
  •  Three days a week $240 a month (plus $75 registration fee)
Toddlers
 
  • One day per week $90 a month (plus $25 registration fee)
  • Two days per week $170 a month (plus $50 registration fee)
  • Three days per week $230 a month (plus $75 registration fee)
Pre-K
 
  • One day per week $85 a month (plus $25 registration fee)
  • Two days per week $165 a month (plus $50 registration fee)
  • Three days per week $225 a month (plus $75 registration fee)
Classes and Teacher Ratios
Class Name
Age
Teachers/Children
Angels 3 – 18 mo 1 per 3  |  2 per 6
Little Lambs 19 – 35 mo 1 per 7  |  2 per 10
Shining Stars >above 36 mo 1 per 8  |  2 per 12
 Daily Schedule

For children in the Little Lambs class and Shining Stars class, First Kids follows a structured program which includes free play, storytime, crafts, music, outside play, snack time, lunch and rest time.

Children in the Angels class follow a schedule based on their needs.