All-Day Preschool

Our All-Day Preschool program (a.k.a. the "Neighborhood") is designed for working families to have a preschool and childcare experience with a schedule to meet their needs.

Days & Hours

  • Monday–Friday
  • 6:30 am – 6 p.m.
  • Single-day & full-week options available

This program is registered with the State of Indiana Division of Children and Family Services. 

The classrooms operate with 2 morning and 2 afternoon teachers. The lead teachers at ECC have a degree in Education (or similar degree), so they are able to design age-appropriate curriculum for your child’s development.

Throughout the year, the classes participate in:

  • Daily Circle Time in both morning and afternoon
  • In-house visitors
  • Off-campus field trips
  • Weekly Bible lessons with a discussion & craft
  • Monthly all-school Chapel with the Church at the Crossing Family Life Pastor, Rev. Lisa Huff

At ECC, your child will engage and learn through:

  • Play & story time
  • Music & movement
  • Centers
  • Arts & crafts
  • Large muscle play (inside gym or outdoor playground)
  • Imagination & exploration

They will be exposed to:

  • Shapes & colors
  • Reading & writing ("Handwriting Without Tears" curriculum for older classes)
  • Math & science
  • Arts & crafts
  • Patterns & more!

Younger 2’s Class

(16 months by September 1, walking & eating finger foods

Class Size:  8 children/2 teachers

Older 2’s Class

(2 years by September 1)

Class Size:  12 children/2 teachers

Younger 3’s Class

(2 years by September 1)

Class Size:  14 children/2 teachers

Older 3’s Class

(3 years and potty-trained by September 1)

Class Size:  18 children/2 teachers

Younger 4’s Class

(4 years by September 1)

Class Size:  18 children/2 teachers

Transitional Class

(4 years by March 1)

Class Size:  18 children/2 teachers

Sample Daily Schedule

6:30 – 8:00  |  Breakfast in the Breakfast Room
8:00 – 9:15  |  Large Muscle Play (outdoor playground or indoor gym)
9:15 – 11:30  |  Classroom Time (snacks, circle times, centers, exploration)
11:30-12:00  |  Large Muscle Play
12:00 -1:00  |  Lunch
1:00 – 3:00  |  Rest/Nap time
3:00 – 5:00  |  Classroom time (snacks, circle time, centers, exploration)
6:00 – 6:00  |  Large Muscle Play

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