Kids Love Learning at Heintz Preschool

This post was updated in August 2018. Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Heintz Preschool to bring you information on their Fall preschool program and Open House on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm.



Heintz Preschool is passionate about encouraging young minds to playfully explore the possibilities of learning. The school, a part of Congregation Agudas Achim, is in the North Central San Antonio area.  They offer 2 great programs for young learners: Heintz Nursery and Preschool and Summer Literacy Camp. Preschool director Taryn Bretado ([email protected]) is happy to talk to any prospective families about both programs. 

Heintz Nursery and Preschool

Heintz Nursery offers care for babies 6 weeks and up as part of their “Orange Birds” program.  Limited spots are available in their baby room so please contact the school to discuss availability and enrollment.  Extended hours are offered 7am – 6pm.

Heintz Preschool prides itself on ‘Creating Creative Curiosity’.  Students age 12 months – 5 years enjoy small class sizes, curriculum geared towards Kindergarten readiness and loving, engaged teachers. The school uses the Handwriting without Tears program to start students on a path to develop handwriting skills in a multi-sensory, well adapted program.  The school day is from 9am – 3pm with extended care from 7am – 6pm (for an additional charge) if needed.




Heintz Preschool curriculum and program also includes: 

  • Art
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Cooking
  • Yoga
  • Drama
  • Music
  • School lunches to purchase

Rodeo week, dress up days and lots of outdoor play foster an engaging and exciting learning environment for preschoolers.  



The school’s Yad B’ Yad program, in partnership with Golden Manor Jewish Senior Services, fosters intergenerational relationships between Heintz Preschoolers and local seniors through specially-themed monthly programming.

If you’d like more to learn more about Heintz Preschool or would like to see the school in action, make plans to attend the next Open House on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm.  



Visit the Heintz Preschool Facebook Page for more information.  Enrollment at Heintz Preschool fills quickly, reserve your child’s spot by contacting the Preschool Director, Taryn Bretado, for information or a tour. She can be reached at (210) 479-0429 or [email protected]

Heintz Preschool Summer Literacy Camp

The Heintz Preschool Literacy Camp also has a full summer schedule designed to foster a love of learning in each camper.  Each week is creatively themed around a popular children’s book like pairing How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight with a dinosaur and reptile theme and pairing Brown Bear, Brown Bear with a nature and animal theme.  Other books to be featured include: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Very Hungry Caterpillar and Rainbow Fish.



Every week campers will learn through play and enjoy programs such as:

  • Yoga
  • Hebrew Lessons
  • Cooking Classes
  • Water Slides
  • Watermelon Wednesdays
  • Zumba
  • Bounce Houses
  • Drama



Summer camps are available June – August (contact school for specific dates) for ages 18 months through 8 years. The camp day is from 9am – 3pm and extended hours (7am – 6pm) are available. Daily rates are also available, based on availability.   

The school also offers Winter and Spring Break camps. For more information or to register for their camps, please visit here or call 210-479-0429.


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