Samena Preschool

Where swimming is part of the curriculum!

Samena Preschool has been teaching children in Bellevue for over 50 years. We provide excellent, well-rounded programs that address small and large motor skills development and socialization skills. Age-appropriate activities include: art, reading and writing skills development, number recognition, music, science, cooking, storytelling, health and exercise, and more. Your child will explore and learn in a creative, nurturing, and safe environment.

Learn more about our curriculum


2020-2021 Registration

3 – 5 Year Old Registration Form

Pre-K Registration Form


2021-2022 Registration

Samena Members: February 18
Non-Members Currently Enrolled: February 20
Open to All: February 22

2 1/2 – 3 Year Old Class Registration Form
3 – 5 Year Old Class Registration Form
Pre-K Class Registration Form


2½ – 3 year olds

*Cancelled for the 20/21 school year due to COVID limitations*
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9:00am-11:30am

The 2’s Classroom curriculum allows the students to play and learn at their developmental pace while focusing on socialization and small & large motor skills through arts & crafts. This program includes guppy swim lessons twice a week from 11:00-11:30am.

3 – 5 year olds

AM options (9:00am-12:00pm or 9:00am – 1:00pm):
Monday – Friday

PM options (12:00 – 4:00pm or 1:00-4:00pm):
Monday – Thursday

Our half-day program focuses on learning through play and art, with an emphasis on the discovery process, not the end product. The curriculum follows weekly themes based on the alphabet, and each daily session includes a half-hour swim lesson! Extend your class day by an hour with Lunch Bunch.


Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm or 9:00am-1:00pm
(Students can add the T/Th 3-5s class for a 5-day program)

This program includes an enhanced Pre-K curriculum, based on the Reggio Emilia approach that is focused on learning through play, exploration, and discovery, and will allow students to be more than ready for Kindergarten. A half-hour swim lesson included at the end of each class day. Extend your class day by an hour with Lunch Bunch.


Sherie Dunn
(425) 746-1160, ext. 140