Emergent Curriculum

with a Project Approach


"Tell me and I forget.

Teach me and I  remember.

Involve me and I learn."

                    ~Ben Franklin


Preschool Center

406-475-2389   607 West Custer  Helena MT 59601

We focus on the four keys elements to learning:

  - social




Your child's daily activities are structured to maximize their  growth and development. Lesson plans are posted each week with themed units and activities so you can monitor and participate in your child's educational experience.

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."

                                                                           - Fred Rogers


Fundamentals Preschool Center is a
full day, year round, licensed childcare center and preschool.

We have a variety of age appropriate learning centers for indoor play and a private outdoor playground.

Preschool classes are taught each day from 8:30am-4:30am. This includes structured curriculum with posted weekly lesson plans, individual assessments using the Teaching Strategies Gold assessment tool, field trips, guest speakers, hands on activities, and a variety of learning centers in each classroom. 

 Our staff has over 30 years of combined experience and education in  providing quality care for children age 3 months to 6 years of age.

We have an open door policy and we welcome you to come visit us anytime. Personal tours can be arranged by appointment.

Call 475-2389

Nutritious breakfast and 2 snacks provided each day. You bring lunch.

Our hours of operation are:

Monday-Friday  7:30AM-5:30PM.

We are located at 607 West Custer next to Four Georgians School.

Jake Brunner
Program Director













    "When one teaches, two learn" -  Robert Heinlein    




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"When one teaches, two learn" -  Robert Heinlein