K-4

This program prepares the children for Kindergarten. They are taught preparatory skills for Math and Reading. The children are also introduced to group situations, different creative centers, and group activities.

Curriculum:

  • Letters – Reciting the alphabet, recognizing the letters in their name, recognizing their written name
  • Early reading and writing,
  • Numbers and pre-math skills
  • Phonic sounds
  • Shape and color recognition
  • Painting
  • Science
  • Listening skills
  • Social, emotional, intellectual, and fine motor development
  • Creative movement
  • Learning to use scissors, paint, and glue safely
  • On a weekly basis everyone will be a “helper” with a job to do to build an understanding of responsibility and self-esteem
  • Show and tell and book day will be every other week

Development Goals:

  • Help each child gain self-confidence
  • Develop an interest in learning through enjoyable activities
  • Gain an early recognition and understanding of the alphabet
  • Recognize his/her own name, as well as others in the class.
  • Develop awareness of the sound structure of the English language.
  • Detect similarities and differences between sounds.
  • Recognize and repeat rhyming patterns.
  • Discriminate between spoken sounds.
  • Encourage them to show kindness at home and school
  • Give praise to each child for their accomplishments enabling them to feel happy and proud of themselves