Daily Schedule

Our 2 year old children are typically experiencing their first exposure to a structured school setting. Emphasis is placed on establishing good social interaction skills, along with elements that provide development in the following areas:

  • Social development
  • Self-help skills
  • Fine motor skills / Gross motor skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Expressive language / Receptive language
  • Dramatic play
  • Music and movement activities

We have a flexible daily schedule which might include: 

1) Free play 

2) Circle time 

3) Arts & Crafts activities 

4) Inside playroom activities 

5) Quiet time 

6) Snack time

7) Show and Tell 

8) Daily movement activities 

9) Story time 

10) Good-bye song


Units covered during the year include:

Socialization activities

Coping with separation anxiety, adjusting to school routines, and interacting with new friends and teachers in a new setting

Small motor skills

Learning to color, cut, glue, draw, write and paint

Unit on self

Focusing on our five senses, name recognition, self-esteem

Unit on shapes

Recognizing the basic shapes - circle, square, triangle, and rectangle

Unit on colors

Learning primary colors

Unit on numbers

Learning number recognition 1 - 5

Unit on seasons

Learning about the different seasons

Holiday Activities

Learning about all the major holidays throughout the school year

 

Our 3 year old curriculum is designed to introduce our students to the skills and concepts needed to achieve both social and academic success. The Units covered during the school year include activities that provide development in the following areas:

  • Social development
  • Self-help skills
  • Fine motor skills / Gross motor skills
  • Language development
  • Math readiness skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Science and sensory activities
  • Dramatic play
  • Music and movement activities

The daily schedule might include: 

1) Free play 

2) Circle time 

3) Unit activities  

4) Indoor playroom activities 

5) Music 

6) Snack time 

7) Show and Tell 

8) Daily movement activities 

9) Story time 

10) Clean-up time 

11) Good-byes


 Units covered during the year include:

An upper case alphabet book is worked on during the school year and given out when completed.

September

Getting acquainted, learning classroom routines, All About Me!

October

All About the Fall; Halloween and related activities

November

Unit on shapes; Thanksgiving and related activities

December

Unit on the holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa

January

Unit on Winter and related activities; colors and shapes review

February

Unit on health, fitness, dental health and nutrition; Heart to Heart and Valentine’s Day

March

Unit on weather and wind; Dad's Day

April

Unit on Spring; April showers bring May flowers

May

Mother’s Day Tea and activities, bugs, bees, birds and butterflies

June

Completion of alphabet book, Summer fun; Father’s Day activities; year in review

 

Our 4 year old curriculum has been designed to prepare our students for social and academic success in Kindergarten. The units covered during the school year are designed to promote this goal and include:

  • Social development
  • Self-help skills
  • Fine motor skills / Gross motor skills
  • Math readiness skills
  • Expressive language skills / Receptive language skills
  • Reading readiness skills / phonemic awareness
  • Emergent writing skills
  • Science  / Social Studies awareness

The daily schedule might include 1) Free play, 2) Circle time, 3) Lesson,           4) Inside playroom / Outdoor play, 5) Story / Music, 6) Snack time, 7) Show and Tell, 8) Project time 9) Clean-up time, 10) Good-byes

 Units covered during the year include:

September

Unit on “ME”; number recognition using classroom calendar; days of week & months of year

October

Unit on alphabet (letter recognition and beginning sounds); unit on Fall; unit on senses; community helpers; Halloween activities; expanded number recognition; review of shapes

November

Continue number recognition, shapes, colors and color names; Thanksgiving unit including preparation for class Thanksgiving feast

December

Activities geared toward Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa

January

Unit on Winter; Chinese New Year & Martin Luther King holiday activities

February

Continue alphabet unit; Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day

March

Wind and weather; St. Patrick’s Day activities

April

Continue alphabet unit; Earth Day activities; unit on Spring

May

Continue unit on Spring; activities geared to Mother’s Day

June

Unit on Summer fun; GRADUATION preparation

 

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