A little bit about the

Gold Creek Equestrian Preschool

Totem Preschool is MOVING to Gold Creek and becoming Gold Creek Equestrian Preschool.

On this page, you will find information about our philosophy, activities we do with our students, and times/pricing for the 2020/2021 academic year. In addition to learning about our program from the information below, please download and review the Gold Creek Equestrian Preschool Policies and click here to schedule a tour of our facilities. Still have questions? Please contact us at goldcreekecpreschool@gmail.com.

Our Philosophy

Our goal is to allow each child to become the best they can by building self-esteem and increasing language skills and social awareness. Gold Creek strives to provide inviting and stimulating activities designed for all abilities and learning styles. We accomplish this by offering 3 rotations with specialists engaging our preschoolers in a variety of challenging and fun activities. The Gold Creek Equestrian Preschool aims to foster a sense of "team," where children are encouraged to develop leadership and cooperation through:

  1. Language and social development

  2. Physical development, through horseback riding and organized fitness activities

  3. Skill development, through art/science/math activities.

Activities
  • Academia and School-Ready Knowledge
    Gold Creek follows the local school district's recommendations for skill knowledge and mastery for kindergarten readiness.

  • Math and Science
    Gold Creek presents sensory activities that help preschoolers discover mathematic concepts including: Sequencing, patterning, sorting, number recognition, and quantity. Our science activities encourage natural and physical science exploration, with a curriculum that encourages inquisitive and investigative learning with hands-on materials and live animals.

  • Social and Language
    Gold Creek incorporates a social skill program into the daily routine. We teach whole body learning using all our senses and an emotional intelligence curriculum to promote social and emotional development. While building vocabulary and developing listening skills, children also learn patience, cooperation and an ability to negotiate through conflict.

  • Art and Creativity
    Our preschoolers experience daily activities through art. Developing small motor skills requires practice. Our “practice” is fun and engaging. Each day our preschoolers create through painting, drawing, cutting and gluing with a multitude of mediums, textures and colors.

  • ​Health and Fitness
    Gold Creek has an indoor and an outdoor playground with an array of gymnastic equipment to exert energy and grow healthy preschoolers. Our fitness program includes a cardio warm up to develop locomotor skills. Fitness time includes balancing and agility activities and a portion of each class focuses on acrobatics; rolls, wheels & stands. We end our class with an obstacle course to challenge all levels of physical abilities.

  • Equine Education and Pony Rides
    Gold Creek is located on 10 acres with 3 arenas and 50 horses. It’s a perfect location for children to learn about horses and have the opportunity to ride them. Each week Gold Creek students participate in an equine lesson and ride on one of our ponies. Children will become comfortable around the horses and learn about caring for horses in one of our barns or covered arenas.

Times and Pricing

Gold Creek offers programs for children aged 3-4 years and a preK program children aged 4-5 years. We offer classes on the following days/times from September-June:

  • 9:00am-12:00pm Tuesday/Thursday

  • 9:00am-12:00pm Monday/Wednesday

  • 9:00am-12:00pm Monday-Thursday

 

Fees are based on 10 monthly payments. Children attending 2 days per week will owe $400/month ($4000/year), and children attending 4 days per week will owe $775/month ($7750/year).

Contact us:​

425.806.4653

goldcreekec@gmail.com

 

Address

16528 148th AVE NE

Woodinville, WA 98072

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