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Little Nooks Preschool

Welcome to Little Nooks Preschool! Little Nooks is a fully-inclusive preschool program for children ages 3-5 in Kalama School District.

The fee-based program is offered twice a day (morning/afternoon), four days a week (M-Tu-Th-Fri.). Teachers in the program utilize hands-on activities and fun learning exercises to help prepare children socially and academically for Kindergarten.

New for the 2022-2023 school year:

Little Nooks will be participating in Kalama Elementary School's "Kindergarten Round-Up" event, scheduled for Thursday, April 14. Meet the staff, play in the room, and get your questions answered. Contact the school to reserve your preferred time: 4-5 pm or 5:30-6:30pm.

Program details:

  • All children, regardless of ability, attend school and learn together

  • To be eligible, children must be between the ages of 3-5

  • Located at Kalama Elementary School - First Floor, across from the Main Office

  • The program is offered four days per week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

  • Morning session: 8:30 to 11:15 a.m.

  • Afternoon session: 12:15 to 3 p.m.

  • Inclusive model promotes higher outcomes in social skills and kindergarten readiness for children of all abilities

  • Transportation is not provided (parent drop-off and pick-up required)

  • Standard fee for a session is $300/month (families may be able to qualify for a reduced rate)

  • Space is limited

To download a 2021-2022 registration/enrollment packet, click here.

Transitional Kindergarten: Looking for information about our new Transitional Kindergarten class for 4-year-olds? You'll find information about that program, here.

Contact Us:




Kalama Elementary School
549 China Garden Road
Kalama, Washington 98625


Tia Hays, Preschool Teacher

Carey Sweyer, Head Secretary/Registrar

Billina Dolezal, KES Assistant Principal