Pre-School and Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum

Religion

  • Monthly Scripture
  • Say prayers before meals
  • Understand that when we pray we talk and listen to God
  • Pray for ourselves and others
  • Thank God for His gifts
  • Daily Devotions
  • Bible Stories
  • Liturgical Seasons
  • Faith Based Centers

Language Arts

  • Name Recognition at check-in table on arrival & name letter formation by tracing name each day
  • Letter of the Week (in alphabet order)
  • Learn to write correctly (both uppercase and lowercase letters)
  • Practice correct letter formation
    • working at writing table center with pencils, markers, and paper available
    • writing in shaving cream/salt/playdough
    • practice proper pencil grip (big pencils available)
  • Provide activities that promote development of fine motor skills
    • Legos
    • Small blocks
    • Playdough
    • Lacing
    • Sorting with tongs
    • Dominoes
    • Sorting buttons
    • Scissor projects

Math

  • Count and sort objects into groups
  • Recognize shapes and patterns
  • Make comparisons of size, shape, length, and weight
  • Calendar & attendance

Science

  • Explore the natural environment
  • Observe seasonal changes
  • Communicate observations
  • Use tools to measure
  • Sensory Science Centers

Social Studies

  • Culture-based dramatic play centers
  • Flag Salute
  • Patriotic Songs

Physical Education

  • Move with balance and coordination
  • Participate in indoor and outdoor physical activity

Art

  • Express ideas and thoughts in creative ways
  • Paint, draw, and sculpt
  • Listen to music and sing songs
  • Recognize colors in English and Sign Language

Health

  • Play and work cooperatively
  • Follow classroom rules
  • Interact positively with other children
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Personal care

Religion

  • Sing Songs of Praise
  • Say prayers before meals
  • Understand that when we pray we talk and listen to God
  • Pray for ourselves and others
  • Thank God for His gifts
  • Daily Devotions
  • Bible Stories
  • Liturgical Seasons

Language Arts

  • Name Recognition at check-in table on arrival
  • Letter of the Week (emphasis on each letter of the alphabet)
  • Learn to write correctly (first letter uppercase, lowercase to follow)
  • Practice correct letter formation
    • working at writing table center with pencils, markers, and paper available
    • writing in shaving cream
    • writing in cornstarch and water
    • writing in alphabet book (complete throughout the school year and take home at end of year)
    • practice proper pencil grip (big pencils available)
  • Provide activities that promote development of fine motor skills
    • Legos
    • Small blocks
    • Playdough
    • Lacing
    • Sorting with tongs
    • Dominoes
    • Sorting buttons
    • Scissor projects

Math

  • Count and sort objects into groups
  • Recognize shapes and patterns
  • Make comparisons of size, shape, length, and weight
  • Calendar & attendance
  • Faith Based Centers

Science

  • Explore the natural environment
  • Observe seasonal changes
  • Communicate observations
  • Use tools to measure
  • Sensory Science Centers

Social Studies

  • Culture-based dramatic play centers
  • Flag Salute
  • Patriotic Songs

Physical Education

  • Move with balance and coordination
  • Participate in indoor and outdoor physical activity

Art

  • Express ideas and thoughts in creative ways
  • Paint, draw, and sculpt
  • Listen to music and sing songs
  • Recognize colors

Health

  • Play and work cooperatively
  • Follow classroom rules
  • Interact positively with other children
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Personal care