Preschool at Samena: 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.

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2½ – 3 year olds

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.


Rebecca Luke
(425) 746-1160, ext. 140