We encourage the total development of
each child (spiritual, social, emotional, physical and intellectual), so we
plan a variety of activities each day to meet individual needs. We have
learning centers which include blocks, art, home living, manipulatives,
math, science, and books. The learning centers help to develop many skills,
such as language & literacy skills, social skills, cognitive problem solving
skills, and large and fine motor skills. During the free choice of
activities, teachers and assistant teachers offer guidance, motivation, and
encouragement to children on a one-to-one basis or in small groups
Our 3, 4, and 5 year olds attend Chapel every Wednesday at 9:30
a.m. in the Sanctuary. Each Chapel service includes a Bible story, music and
Music & Movement Class
Our 3, 4, and 5 year olds attend Music and Movement Class every
Monday with our music teacher, Ms. Ruth.
They are introduced to music concepts and instruments.
The 3, 4, and 5 year old classes enjoy
going to the library every Thursday in our Children's Library.
Each child checks out one book each week to
take home, fostering responsibility and love for reading.
Gross Motor Development
At First Baptist we have two playgrounds; one for the
younger classes and one for the older classes. We also have a full size
indoor gym for additional motor skill development and perfect for rainy
Throughout the school year our
children visit places such as the Pumpkin Patch, Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts, the Teddy Bear Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital, Maymont Park, and The
Ronald McDonald House.
Parents... Read more
about how FBC's weekday early education is committed to the total
development of your child.
Download the article "A Child's Mind and Heart"
the article "An Underground Movement"
"Let the little children come to me..." Matthew 19:14