Monday, Dec 11, 2017

A DAY AT KINDERGARTEN

Your child will have a very busy time with us. Start the day right for your child by seeing that he/she has sufficient rest (9-10 hours each night). See that your child has a good breakfast and enough time to eat it.  See that your child is dressed according to the weather before he/she leaves for school.


A Kindergarten day can include:

  • Language & Math activities
  • Science & Social Studies activities
  • Stories, Poems, Dramatizations
  • Songs, Rhythms
  • Free Choice
  • Creative activities
  • Lunch
  • Rest & Quiet games
  • Indoor/Outdoor play

In our program we want to develop the children's awareness of their world and make them curious about the world around them. Children develop at their own rate and in their own way. Our goal is to provide a variety of activities and enriching experiences appropriate for all the children.

 

  

CURRICULUM

 

  

Language Arts

  • phonemic awareness
  • letter recognition
  • letter/sound association
  • likeness and differences
  • good listening
  • printing letters and numerals
  • storytelling and memory skills
  • journal writing
  • sharing experiences
  • creating stories through writing and discussions

MATHEMATICS

The foundation of learning mathematics at this age is built on a "hands-on" approach using concrete objects.  The children will be engaged in activities that include sorting and classifying, patterning, counting, comparing, graphing, and numbers. Worksheets are included. 

  

SCIENCE

The child's curiosity about nature and familiar elements form the basis of scientific observations, experimentation, and conclusions.  Both planned and spontaneous interactions with real objects such as plants, animals, rocks, soil, etc. are considered to be essential.  Health and Safety units comprise a part of this curricular area.  

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

The focus of our program is the child's relationship to himself and his environment.  These topics include home and family, the school, neighborhood, community helpers, traditional holidays, and citizenship.  Begninning map and globe skills are also introduced.  

 

 

ART

Many forms of art expression are encouraged through a wide

assortment of media. Children need to experiment with color,

line, and form whether in painting, drawing, collage, print or clay.

The final product is never as important as the process of creating.

 

 

MUSIC

Experimentation, enjoyment, and appreciation of varied forms of

music, rhythm and movement.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Gross and fine motor skills are developed daily. These include

activities such as ball skills, simple games and exercise.