Preschool Four-Year-Old Program
Four day (M-TH or T-F) or Five day (M-F): Four (4) by 8/31
The four-year-old program consists of an array of thematic units that teach kindergarten readiness skills in a fun, exciting, and age-appropriate way. Children are encouraged to look for peer relationships, play cooperatively, explore, create, and contribute to group activities. At the same time, the children’s confidence and self-esteem are strengthened. A multi-sensory handwriting approach is utilized and continued development of fine and gross motor skills are integrated.
To learn more about the key developmental objectives of this curriculum, click here.
All classes are organized to incorporate a variety of activities. The following schedule reflects a typical day at the preschool:
9:30 am Free-Play: Children select from a variety of self-directed activities.
9:45 am Circle Time: The children gather for prayer and welcome. The teacher introduces the theme and centers for the day.
10:00 am Centers: Children work in small groups as they engage in teacher-guided and self-directed activities.
11:00 am Playground
11:30 am Snack
11:45 am Creative Music & Movement: The class participates in Music & Movement activities including songs, fingerplays, gross motor skills, and fitness.
12:15 pm Storytime/Closing Circle: Time used to develop language and listening skills.