Preschool Curriculum

Curriculum:

Each classroom has nine clearly defined centers that contain a wide range of materials and activities that stimulate and promote early learning.

  • Language Center – Language, library, listening, and writing areas are filled with reading readiness, pre-writing, and visual discrimination items for children to actively experience language.

  • Math Center – Materials that encourage counting, grouping, sorting, and patterning, as well as materials that develop number concepts and problem solving skills, are available.

  • Manipulative Center – A wide variety of materials are provided to promote fine motor skills, creativity, engineering, science, and cooperation.

  • Dramatic Play Center – Opportunities are provided for role-playing, socialization, and imaginative play.

     

  • Critical Thinking Center – In this area, children explore basic concepts of nature, and the world around them through hands-on experiences. These activities promote critical thinking through language and STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Arts, and Math.)

  • Art Center – Children can develop their creative abilities and strengthen fine motor skills through a variety of media.

  • Fine Motor Center – The children will be provided with many fun activities such as lacing, play dough, water, and manipulative play.

  • Language Center – Children will be work on phonemic awareness, rhyming, and letter recognition.

  • Religion Center – Children will be able to look at Bible Stories and play with puppet and flannel graph Bible characters.

 

Schedule

  • Arrival activity

  • Opening circle (calendar, weather, Pledge of Allegiance, prayer, alphabet, shapes)

  • Art and centers

  • Storytime circle

  • Core curriculum lesson

  • Snack

  • Music and movement

  • Recess

  • Religion

  • Cleanup and dismissal

 

Conferences and Report Cards:

  • Parents teacher conferences will be held in the fall and spring

  • Report cards will be given out at the end of 1st and 2nd semester