Preschool Age Programs

Kuna Library Programs for Preschool Age Children

Art, crafts, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, kindergarten readiness, and reading are all part of the activities we offer during our programs for busy preschool age kids. Most programs do not require advance sign-up. However, our Kinder-Set Go!, Music and Movement, Mini Monets are the exception. Kinder-Set Go! registration opens before the session begins, Music and Movement registration opens approximately a week before the session begins. Mini Monet sign-ups are available at the door before each session.  

Book Babies

This program will resume in September
Open to children 0-24 months and their adult companion

A lapsit program for children 0-24 months and their parent or caregiver. There are short stories, songs, finger play, sign language, activities and free play. It is a great opportunity to get to know other parents with small children and introduce early literacy skills to infants and toddlers. 

Kinder-Set Go!

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 pm
Open to parents and their 4 year-old children 
Registration guidelines

  • Children must turn 4 years old on or before September 1, 2019 in order to participate
  • Registration opens August 15, 2019 and continues until class is full
  • Registration must be competed at Kuna Library, sorry no registration accepted via telephone or email
  • Class size is limited to 20 families
  • You will be notified by September 3, 2019 if your child is enrolled in the program 
  • Classes begin the third week in September

Kuna Library is excited to offer a free class for parents and their 4 year old children. These hour long classes are designed to work on skills that will help a child get ready for school through interactive play, hands on activities and focused instruction for parents. All participating families will receive free books and fun educational tools to take home and keep. Younger siblings are welcomed to attend with their families. 

This program is made possible through grants/donations from:
The Lara Moore Cunningham Foundation
The Idaho Commission for Libraries
Tell Me a Story/Joshua’s Memorial Book Drive.

Mini Monets

This program will resume in September
Registration required
Open to children ages 3-kindergarten

Participants enjoy a story then create an art project using different techniques and media.
Sign-up at the door. Class size limited to 10.  

Music & Movement

This program will resume in September 
Sessions offered:
Monday 1 pm
Tuesday 10 am, 12 pm
Wednesday 6 pm
Thursday 10 am, 12 pm
Registration required Registration for fall 2019 session is August 19 – 31, 2019

Open to children 1-6 years of age and their adult companion

Singing, dancing and playing musical instruments are all part of this fun half-hour class.
Registration is required. Music & Movement Guidelines

Storytime

August schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 10 am. 
Open to children of all ages 

Children will have fun hearing stories and doing projects. Parents can learn fun ways to incorporate literacy into their children’s day. 

Toddle Time

Thursday 10 am during June and July
Open to children ages 0-3 and their adult caregiver

A new summer program that mixes Storytime and Music and Movement activities.  

Toddler Storytime

This program will resume in September
Open to children ages 2-3 and their adult companion

A class for toddlers and their adult companion designed to help transition children from Book Babies to regular storytimes.

 

Visit our calendar to see all programs and special events 

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Find out how to get a Kuna Library Card