Counting Down to Kindergarten

counting down to kindergarten

Welcome to Counting Down to Kindergarten!

Welcome to our Counting Down to Kindergarten program. This Schuylerville Public Library program is dedicated to helping our young children reach all their academic potential by offering a free preschool here at the library. This class meets twice a week and requires registration. You can register by clicking here. The class is taught by me, Jenny Edwards, a preschool teacher and also the author of this blog. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education. I also have over ten years experience teaching preschool, have taught in a variety of school settings, and I am a mother of six children.

This program features the academic and social skills your child will need prior to entering Kindergarten. Each week’s activities are based upon a theme. The program has a set routine: First, there is a circle time where I read stories, sing, teach finger plays, and give instruction to the whole group. Then, the children and their parents break up and explore the various stations. The stations also follow the theme, and each station focuses on developing various preschool level skills. Some of these skills are: early literacy, name recognition, letter recognition, counting, number recognition, name, letter, and number writing, playing cooperatively, taking turns, exploring through the senses, fine motor skills, and art exploration.

This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5. If your child is almost 3 and turns 3 during the session, feel free to register him/her. Siblings are also welcome to attend. You can register here or in person at the library. Those who register online will still need to fill out a photo permission form upon the first day of class. When you register, Miss Jenny will email you as we get closer to a new session beginning. If you have anymore questions you may email Miss Jenny at

Counting Down to Kindergarten Blog click here to learn all about our program.

To Register for our program, click here.


Kindergarten Readiness Program – Open to all children age 3 – 5 and their parents/ caregivers.
Miss Jenny, a preschool teacher and the Early Childhood Library Clerk, will be leading this multi-week program that will focus on the basic skills that kindergarten teachers feel are most important for children to be working toward as they enter kindergarten.
Register online today or swing by the Library and register in person.

Sessions for 2017-2018 School Year:

Spring Session 2018 runs from March- June every Monday and Friday at 10am.

Summer Session 2018 runs from July 10- Aug 16, every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am.  There is also a Monday morning session this summer for children who are new to the program (at 10am also).

Fall Session 2018 dates will be announced shortly.

Register here