The language arts activities follow a language experience approach. The children's receptive and expressive language is enchanced through the use of fingerplays, nursery rhymes, poetry, discussions, and language experience charts.
The Science activities are aimed at encouraging observing, comparing, exploring, testing, inquiry, and problem solving. Science tables are set up and children are exposed to magnets, microscopes, rock collections, the neighborhood farm and aquarium and many other related materials.
Creative dramatics movement aid children in developing language and spontaneous play. Creative drematics can take many forms, such as creative movement rhythm, tampo, timing, following directions, and group cooperation. They also involved in story dramatizations, and role playing.
The social studies activities focus on learning about self, home, family, transportation, and the community. Field trips to local sites are an important part of this curriculum.
Children will learn how to create simple foods, reminded of proper table manners and develop good eating habits.
Art for preschoolers is a creative process that allows for choice, exploration, and imaginative experssion in a pleasent, supportive atomosphere, Each child's work will be display during the school year.
The goal of music experiences are to develop apprication, participation, and responsiveness; musical competencies such as listening, performing, and rhythm will be introduced. Many recorded songs are used with new music. Certain classical pieces provide stimulatin background music and exposure to great composers are utilized.
Opportunities are presented that allow children to learn through direct experiences such as sorting, comparing, and ordering. Prepared lesson develop skills in rote counting, numeral recognition, and identification of sets.
Thinking and Gross Motor Games:
The thinking games motivate children to develop cognitive skills within a play situation. When involved in a thinking game, children learn to identify, classify, and apply skills.
Gross motor games contribute to positive physical and mental health by strengthening muscles and helping to free children from tension.