Half Day Play Preschool

WELCOME to Half Day Play Preschool.
The mission of Half Day Play Preschool is to provide an away from home experience promoting group relatedness, parent involvement, creativity, and independence via a learning through play approach.  Registrations for the 2018-2019 school year are now being accepted.  To enroll a child, he/she must be three years old by September 1, 2018 and must be toilet trained.  Classes are located in Colonial Park United Church of Christ (5000 Devonshire Road, 17109).  Your child is registered only when you return the registration card to the address above with a $25.00 non-refundable fee (checks made payable to Half Day Play Preschool).   We recommend early registration to ensure placement.

Three year olds are eligible for two day/week classes.  Four and five year olds are eligible for three day/week classes.  Children should be four years old by September 1, 2018 to be eligible for the four and five year old classes.  Two day classes meet Monday & Wednesday.  The three day classes meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Classes will be scheduled for 9:00AM – 11:30AM.  Enrollment requests are honored on a first come basis.


Two classes/ week                              $60.00

Three classes/week                             $80.00

Your first payment is due by September 1, 2018 with monthly payments due by the first of each month.  Your last payment will be May 1, 2019.  Checks should be made payable to Half Day Play Preschool and marked with your child’s name.

Your child’s class will not consist of not more than twelve children, one teacher, and one parent aide.  Parent aides are essential to minimize the costs of our program.  This arrangement also provides valuable insight to you concerning your child’s preschool experience.  Every parent or parent designee must agree to assist in his/her child’s class as a teacher’s aide as follows: two classes/week – assist five classes; three classes/week – assist seven classes.  If the case arises that the parent or parent designee can not assist, an aide will be hired to take his/her place at a cost of $25.00/class. The parent in need of hiring this aide is responsible for paying the above mentioned fee.

Please call with any questions about available openings.  We are eager to welcome you and your child to our program and look forward to an exciting 2018-2019 school year.  You may come in for a Registration or Complete it on-line below.  There is a Registration Fee of $25.  Payment must be received to hold your child’s spot (5000 Devonshire Road, 17109).

Sincerely yours,

Mary Fraunfelter, Director

Phone: 652-1942 or 545-3782

Classes are filling up fast.  You may still register on-line but you may want to contact Mary first to make sure your slot is still available.


Half Day Play Registration