As a mother, I wanted to ensure that my children were given the best possible start with their education, thus, Little “Gray” Elephant was founded on the premises of a mother’s point of view as to what children need for kindergarten. After seeking the counsel and advice of numerous educators and parents, Little “Gray” Elephant was established. The heart of Little “Gray” Elephant is family, and I ensure the your child will be given the best possible start for education, much as I gave to my own children. Rest assured that your child will receive the same core values, benefits, and principles that I taught and continue to teach to my family. Your child’s intelligence will be strengthened, self-worth increased, and imagination inspired!
At Little “Gray” Elephant, children are taught aspects of respect while a tapestry of knowledge is woven into their minds. A healthy, loving, fun, secure, learning environment is provided that will aid your preschooler to reach their full potential. The educational philosophy of this preschool is to mix structured education with play activities, giving just the right balance that little ones need to grow and develop properly in their schooling. In addition, repetition and consistency in your child’s learning will be of the utmost importance to make certain that what is learned is always remembered. The no pressure home atmosphere of Little “Gray” Elephant is designed to transition children efficiently from their home into the elementary phase of teaching. Children are taught the basics on their level of understanding, making learning fun and exciting, not overwhelming. Each student receives individual attention while taking part in classroom teamwork. Studies have shown that youngsters need two years of structured preschool to adequately compete with their peers. Little “Gray” Elephant will provide just that, giving the essential tools to prepare and advance students for future schooling.
Teaching our Community
Little "Gray" Elephant is a licensed preschool with Lehi City. For the past 25 years we have partnered with local communities, preparing students for kindergarten and elementary. Providing a sound educational understanding that keeps traditional learning skills at the forefront, while staying current through advancements of new and improved methods of teaching, Little "Gray" Elephant Preschool formats it's curriculum to the needs of the individual student and class.
Rebecca Gray is the owner and teacher of the Little "Gray" Elephant Preschool. She is a graduate of Salt Lake College where she earned her degree as an RMA. Before starting her preschool she made her career as a back office nurse in a variety doctors offices throughout Utah Valley. She earned the title of Office Manger with several previous employers. She married her high school sweetheart Bert Gray and is a proud mother of 5 highly successful children. During the course of her life she has been heavily involved with organizations in her church, community, and school district. She has held the title of PTA President, Lehi City Parade committee member, 4-H Leader, cheer adviser, team mom, scout leader, young women adviser, primary president, and involvement in other civic activities and organizations. Hobbies include reading, camping, sewing, decorating, cooking, crafts, bicycling, and family! Family and educational values are of utmost importance in her life. Her high energetic and enthusiastic personality is contagious to all that come in contact with her.