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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.

For the 2022-2023 school year, Little Nooks will begin on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. The Little Nooks classroom is now located in the Annex Building across from Kalama Middle School (new signage coming soon).

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:

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 in the Annex Building (Room 202) across from Kalama Middle School

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

  • Morning session: 8:15 to 11:00 a.m.

  • Afternoon session: 12:00 to 2:45 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

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 Principal