Math Readiness
  • Introduction to Number Recognition:
    0-10 and 11-20 counting
  • One-to-one correspondence
  • Relationship of parts to a whole: puzzles
  • Size and Gradation
  • Manipulatives
  • Shape Recognition
  • Sequencing
  • Cause and Effect
Science
  • Simple Experiments:
    Magnets, Floating and Sinking, etc.
  • Nature Study
  • Health and Safety
  • Parts of the Body
Language Arts
  • Reading Readiness:
    Introduction to Letter Recognition, Matching, Visual Perception
  • Auditory Discrimination
  • Introduction to Phonics
  • Listening Skills
  • Oral Language Skills:
    Sharing of ideas, relating experiences, and describing pictures
  • Story Telling: Creative dramatics
  • Creative Thinking Skills
Social Studies
  • The Family
  • Community Helpers
  • Holidays
  • Building Self-Esteem:
    Learning independence, Tying, Buckling, Zipping, Buttoning
  • Taking pride in a job well-done
  • Socialization Skills:
    Common courtesies, following school rules, sharing
  • Communication Skills
  • Self-chosen time at various centers
  • Housekeeping, Dress-up
  • Finger painting, floor toys, puzzles, and manipulatives
  • Field Trips
Music, Movement, and Drama
  • Singing, Finger Plays, Nursery Rhymes,
    Creative Movement
  • Large Motor Coordination:
    Skipping, Hopping, Jumping, Galloping
  • Rhythm and Patterning
  • Spanish Vocabulary, Conversation, Songs, Dances
Art
  • Creative expression with various media:
    Print, Crayon, Felt Pens, Cutting, Pasting
  • Colors: Recognition, Blending, and Mixing
  • Printing
  • Playdough
  • Crafts
  • Small Motor Skills

PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM