Friendly Fish

3-year olds | Mon—Thurs, Tues—Thurs (limited space)

Ms. Elizabeth & Ms. Kendra

Welcome to the Friendly Fish 3’s!

Classroom Philosophy

We are so thankful to have this opportunity to teach children and share Christ’s love with them. Our classroom is a loving classroom full of fun, learning, and growth!  Through play in our classroom, we support and enhance a child’s intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. We love, we learn, we live in Christ!

Daily Schedule

Mon—Thurs, Tues—Thurs (limited space)

9:00 – 10:10 

Guided Centers


10:10 – 10:25  

Circle Time 


10:25 – 10:40 

Snack and Bathroom Break



Outside Time 





11:25 – 11:45 

Jesus Time/ Share Day/ Movement 


11:45 – 12:10 



12:10 – 12:20 

Closing Circle Time  


12:20 – 12:30 

Dismissal & Manipulative time at tables


Our Teachers


Elizabeth Russler

Ms. Elizabeth has been at NPK for 2 years. She graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and has taught 1st and 2nd grade. She has lived in Ohio, Georgia, Wisconsin, and now North Carolina! She lives in Mills River with her husband and two daughters. Her family loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking! 


Kendra Prast

Ms. Kendra has been at NPK for 4 years. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Her family moved from Indiana to Asheville 9 years ago and they love it here. She lives in Arden with her husband Jared of 11 years and their two children Sam (10) & Maddie (7). Her family also loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking!