Preschool-Age Programs

Kuna Library Programs for Preschool-Age Children

As a way to keep our patrons and staff as safe as possible, we ask that you abide by the following protocols when visiting the library:  

  • Class sizes are limited, and spots are given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • If you or your child are not feeling well, please don’t attend our programs or visit the library.
  • All programs are subject to change without notice. 

Thank you for your cooperation and your participation!

 

Kinder-Set Go!Kinder-Set Go!

Registration for the next session opens in the summer of 2023.

A kindergarten readiness program designed for preschoolers that will attend school in the fall of 2023. This is a parent (or adult caregiver)/child class, with one-hour sessions designed to work on skills that will help a child prepare for school through interactive play, hands-on activities, and focused instruction for parents. The program runs from September 2023 – to April 2024. 

For more details, contact Alaina at (208) 922-1025.

Kinder-Set Go! is made possible by support from Tell Me a Story/Joshua’s Memorial Book Drive.

Offered the following days and times
Thursday at 9:30 am and 10:45 am


Mini Monets LogoMini Monets

This program returns in the fall.

For all ages with an adult

Each session of Mini Monets begins with a story followed by an art project that encourages kids to create with and explore different mediums and tools.
Sessions last 15-30 minutes, depending on the project. If the project needs to dry, it will be kept at the library until the next time the child attends a Mini Monets session. 

Offered the following days and times
Tuesday 11:30 am
Thursday 1:00 pm


Music and Movement Logo Fall 2021Music & Movement

This program returns in the fall.

For children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers, however, all ages are welcome.

Thirty minutes of singing, dancing, musical instruments, and fun, that’s our Music and Movement class! The class instructor uses songs that encourage both fine and gross motor skills. Children must attend with an adult caregiver, and caregivers are encouraged and expected to participate with the child. 

Offered the following days and times
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 10:30 am
Tuesday, 9:30 am
Thursday, 12:00 pm


Play With Me Logo Fall 2022Play with Me

This program returns in the fall.

For children of all ages and their adult caregivers.

This is an opportunity for parents/caregivers and their children to enjoy playtime together with a variety of activities, including building with blocks, yoga storytime, toddler STEM, and much more! For all ages, no registration is required. 

Offered the following days and times
Wednesday 9:30 am

 


Storytime Logo Fall 2021Storytime

This program returns in the fall.

For children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers, however, all ages are welcome.

Children will have fun listening to stories and participating in activities that help develop early literacy skills while parents learn tips and tricks to develop these skills at home. Storytime is open to all ages. 

Offered the following days and times
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 11:00 am
Tuesday, 10:00 am
Thursday, 12:30 pm


Toddle Time LogoToddle Time

For children ages 0-3 and their caregivers

Storytime, Music and Movement, and playtime all in one! Ideal for little ones ages 0-3 and their adult caregiver. 


Offered the following days and times:
June and July
Monday 10:00 am


 

Other Resources

6 Early Literacy Skills Logo Early Literacy Skills 

Did you know that we do Programs at the library for more reasons than just that they’re crazy fun ways to spend your time?! Each program aims to help educate parents and their children about the 6 Early Literacy Skills, whether they realize they’re learning them, or not. We’re sneaky like that!
Learn more about the 6 Early Literacy Skills and how you can help develop these skills in your child through fun at-home activities! 

 

Libby LogoeBoooks and Audiobooks

Check out our growing collection of FREE eBooks and audiobooks on Libby with the new addition of read-along there are books for the entire family!   

 

 

Idaho Digital E-Book Alliance IDEA Logo
eBooks and Audiobook Collection for Kids

NEWThe Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) offers a FREE collection with 75% of its holdings dedicated to children, juvenile, and teen titles.
The Idaho Digital E-Book Alliance (IDEA) is accessed through Libby, or the school app, Sora. Find out how to add the IDEA collection to your app today! 

 


 

Visit our calendar to see all programs and special events 

Find out how to get a Kuna Library Card