Preschool -
2 years old

Developing a positive self image and creativity, a wholesome attitude towards one's body and a good start towards reaching one's potential...

Preschool -
3 years old

Developing the ability to translate personal thoughts, recall events, and articulate these into sentences...

Preschool -
Pre-k 

Developing the curiosity necessary to wonder why, what, when and where through basic hands-on science projects and activities...

  Preschool Goals and Objectives - 3 years old  
 

Language Arts

  • Recognizing and writing of upper and lower case alphabet with emphasis on letter sounds (phonics)

  • Writing one’s name in upper and lower case

  • Recognition of basic words on sight. (Days of the week, basic colors, etc.)

  • Identifying and naming of primary and secondary colors

  • Identifying and naming of basic and more complex shapes

  • Understanding of the calendar and ability to name the months and the days of the week

  • Developing a vocabulary and listening skills and attention span (through listening to books being read, flannel board stories etc.)

  • Developing the ability to translate personal thoughts, recall events, and articulate these into sentences.

 

Mathematics

  • Recognition and writings of numerals 1-30

  • Developing basic math concepts such as patterning, sorting, classifying, addition and Subtraction, (through exploration of tangible objects such as unifix cubes, beads, manipulative etc.

  • Learning to recognize and compare shapes, sizes, and quantities.

 

Socio-emotional Development

  • Developing a positive self image and creativity

  • Learning to interact, share and cooperate with a peer group

  • Learning to identify feelings in one and others

 

Fine Motor Development

  • Fostering hands/eye coordination and prewriting skills (through experiences with using crayons, chalk, brushes, tearing, pasting, stirring, molding etc.)

  • Increasing skills connected with daily practical experiences (such as dressing, buttoning, hanging coats, eating with a spoon or fork, pouring liquid from small pitcher or cup)

  • Developing small muscle control (through play with manipulative, interlocking blocks, puzzles, finger plays, etc.)

 

Science

  • Developing the curiosity necessary to wonder why, what, when and where through basic hands-on science projects and activities.

  • Developing an awareness of the word around them.
     

Art as a Means of Self Expression

  • Working with art materials to:

  1.  express feelings and ideas

  2.  develop creativity

  3.  foster an appreciation for the various art forms

 

Gross Motor Development

  • Fostering large muscle skills, balance, coordination and self expression (through games playground activities and musical exercises.)