San Mateo December 2023


Hanukkah: We're looking forward to celebrating all things Hanukkah!We will be partaking in the candle lighting ceremony, learning about dreidels, and latkes!

Christmas: It's the most wonderful time of the year! While we enjoy the beautiful scenery of lights and Christmas trees, we'll also have plenty of exciting and engaging festive activities that we hope will make the children feel merry and bright!

Kwanzaa: This week will be filled with beautiful crafts as well as learning the significance behind them. We will learn about the meaning of each of the seven candles and enjoy the yummy fruits that are included in a traditional fruit basket.



Upcoming Closure and Early Closure Dates:
  • Friday 12/22: Early Closure at 1 pm. Late fee will apply for any pick up after 1 pm.
  • Monday 12/25 - Monday 01/01: Closed in observance of Winter Break.

Please remember to LABEL ALL of your child's items! This includes all clothing, lunch boxes, water bottles, backpacks, etc.

Pick up time for the AM schedule is 12:30 PM.


Upcoming events

Friday 12/15: Parents' Night Out - Please RSVP by Monday, 12/11


Friday 12/20: Parent Event - Ornament Painting with your little one! - No ornament can top one that is made with love and by the perfect little artist (your child!). We would love to you have your family join us for an ornament painting event where both you and child will be able to partake in the making the special craft. As indoor seating is limited, we will have two different time frames. The first session will take place from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm and the second session will take place from 4:00 pm -4:30 pm. For each session, we can have a total of 30 people per session. Please directly contact me with your preferred timing and the number of people in your party.










Signing your child in/out

  • As a reminder, please ensure that your child is signed in/out before leaving the school premises. Recording attendance is a licensing requirement, used to take ratios throughout the day, as well as for emergency head count.
  •  Parents who fail to sign their child in/out will be fined $10 and will be charged through the app.

Drop off/arrival policy 

  • Drop off is before 9:30 AMKKP has the right to refuse to accept your child for the day if you arrive later than 9:30 AM (Parent Handbook Pg. 8).

2024-2025 Kids Konnect Holiday Schedule


Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day Monday, January 15, 2024 Professional Development Day


Monday, February 19, 2024 - President’s Day


Monday, March 11, 2024 Staff wellness day


Monday, April 15, 2024 Staff wellness day


Monday, May 27, 2024 - Memorial Day


Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Juneteenth


Thursday, July 4, 2024 - Independence Day




Friday, August 30, 2024 Professional Development Day
Monday, September 2, 2024 - Labor Day




Friday, November 11, 2024 - Veteran’s Day Wednesday, November 27, 2024 Early Closure Day @ 3pm
Thursday, November 28, 2024 - Thanksgiving Friday, November 29, 2024 - Thanksgiving


Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Early Closure Day @ 1pm
Wednesday, December 25
Wednesday, January 1, 2025 Winter Break

Happy Holidays from your local Kids Konnect Preschool!