CHILDREN ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE POTTY TRAINED FOR THIS CLASS
Classes are for children who will be 2 ½ years old by September 30th. Classes are offered 2 Day or 3 Day. The curriculum includes Bible stories, music, story time, art, physical development, and free play. Children learn basic shapes, colors, counting and the alphabet. Special emphasis is placed on manners and socialization skills.
Three Year Old Classes
CHILDREN ARE REQUIRED TO BE POTTY TRAINED FOR THIS CLASS
Classes are for children who will be 3 years old by September 30th. Classes are offered 2 Day, 3 Day or 5 Day. The year begins with an emphasis on socialization skills and self-awareness. The children work to solidify their knowledge of shapes, colors and numbers 1-10 and begin to focus on recognizing their printed name and increasing fine motor skills. Introduction to the alphabet and beginning math and language skills are presented in fun and creative ways.
Four Year Old Classes
Classes are for children who will be 4 years old by September 30th. Classes are offered 3 Day, 4 Day or 5 Day. Kindergarten readiness skills such as recognition and discrimination of letters and their sound, printing, math, and language skills are the focus. Emphasis is placed on proper pencil grasp, skillful scissor use, printing first and last name, and completing simple patterns. Children will have many opportunities to explore, observe and experiment through our diverse curriculum of art, music, geography and hands-on science. They are building interpersonal relationships through discovery learning.
The class is a small group setting of only 9 children who all must be 5 years old by September 30th. This is a 5 Day class. The program is designed to provide additional opportunities for the child’s social and emotional growth as well as the development of fine and gross motor skills and reading/math readiness. Reading and writing centers are also a part of the pre-k classroom.
All classes emphasize learning through music, art, creative play and physical development daily. Prayer, scripture readings and Bible stories with daily life applications are an important part of each day at preschool. Manners and respect for each other are also encouraged. HIGHLIGHTS of the year include our Christmas Pageant, Easter Concert, field trip to the pumpkin patch, special visitors, Thanksgiving Feast, Mother’s Day Dessert, Donuts with Dad and seasonal parties. All children will attend Chapel, Library, and Music & Movement each week as part of the weekly curriculum.