Pre-School Program  

The Creative Curriculum® (3 years old) for Preschool translates new research and theory from the field of early childhood education into a practical, easy-to-understand approach to working with children and their families. It is a comprehensive curriculum with a clear organizational structure and a particular focus on interest areas.

 

The curriculum identifies goals in all areas of development: Social/Emotional, Cognitive, Physical and Language. It also integrates learning in literacy, math, science, social studies, the arts, and technology throughout the day.

 

  • Eleven different interest areas/centers are used :

  • House Keeping (Dramatic Play)

  • Blocks

  • Table Toys

  • Art

  • Sand and Water

  • Library

  • Music & Movement

  • Cooking

  • Computers

  • Outdoors

  • Discovery

 

With improved coordination and thinking the word being to open up for preschoolers. Our program introduces language, math, science, Spanish, and social skills in a natural sequence to nourish learning one step at a time, with individual attention suited to your child’s unique needs. Each day at our center, preschoolers explore science experiments, create artwork, play characters and movement games. In this way they are following directions and other key skills for learning success. Each day is packed with carefully designed activities structured around the six main development areas.

 

Language and Literacy Development

  • Engage in longer conversations with adults and other children using a greater variety of words

  • Begin to identify the first sound in a word

  • Identify and name five to ten letters and begin to know sounds for some

  • Recognize his or her own name and begin to write it using both letters and letter-like shapes

 

Building Brain Power

  • Take on simple activities independently like setting the table with cups and plates and continueuntil the task is done

  • Pay attention to a person or activity for five to ten minutes

  • Examine new objects or situations with deeper curiosity

  • Control impulses with fewer adult reminders

 

Social and Emotional Development

  • Build relationships with familiar adults, talking about thoughts and needs with them

  • Seek out other children during play time and begin to build relationships with them

  • Play with other children showing the ability to resolve disagreements with little help from adults

  • Express a variety of emotions by incorporating emotions into pretend play

 

Physical Development and Wellness

  • Begin to gallop while improving jumping and hopping skills

  • Trace letters and simple shapes while also showing signs of a right- or left-hand preference

  • Gain independence with self-care skills such as undressing to use the toilet and remembering to wash hands

  • Identify healthy and unhealthy foods

 

Cognitive Development

  • Connect number words and numerals to the quantities they represent

  • Engage in pretend play alone or with others by taking on roles and using props

  • Participate in scientific experiments led by adults

  • Understand history by discussing changes to the community

 

Creative Expression

  • Create detailed artwork that includes people, animals, and things

  • Play movement games that involve following directions as well as creating unique moves

  • Play a character role in simple dramatic scenarios from books

  • Repeat more complex melodies and rhythm patterns

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