LANGUAGE ARTS LITERACY – Children
experience a language-rich environment that promotes positive attitudes
regarding reading, listening, speaking, viewing, composing, and
researching. The program emphasizes the
sharing of children’s literature and allows for all developmental levels of
reading and writing behaviors. The
environment also fosters the investigation of language patterns, letters,
words, and sounds.
MATHEMATICS – Children develop basic
mathematical skills and are encouraged to develop a curiosity and confidence
working with mathematical concepts.
SCIENCE – Through a multi-sensory
approach, children develop an interest about the physical world around
them. Exploration, observation, and
classification of the physical world will be an integral part of the science
MUSIC – Children are introduced to the
basic elements of music. Concepts of
loud/soft, fast/slow, high/low, same/difference, and the “heartbeat” of music
are explored through singing, listening, movement, and playing
instruments. Varied styles of music are
incorporated into the curriculum to enhance a positive attitude towards
HEALTH AND SAFETY- Children develop an
awareness for personal health and safety practices as they apply to daily
life. Areas include personal hygiene,
nutrition, and safety both at home and in school.
TECHNOLOGY – Children explore the parts
of the computer and instructional software programs that will support and
enrich their learning experiences.
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT – Children learn to
make new friends, work and play cooperatively with other children, develop
independence and self-confidence, and learn self-control and how to follow
ART – Children work with basic shapes,
line direction, and color identification.
They are encouraged to use symbols to convey ideas while taking part in
drawing and painting activities.
Proficiency with using pencils, scissors, paste, and paints are