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Spiritual Development  
Nurturing children’s young faith and encouraging them to:

  • Know they belong to God and are secure in His love and care.
  • Experience awe and wonder about God and His work.
  • Respond to God in attitudes and actions.

Pre-Academic Development
Develop language and literature skills, including:

  • Attention span and listening skills
  • Sound and formation of alphabet letters
  • Left to right progression
  • Poetry / rhymes / patterns
  • Spanish instruction

Develop math readiness skills, including:

  • Basic shapes
  • Patterns
  • One to one correspondence
  • Counting concepts
  • Basic colors
  • Using manipulatives

Develop science readiness skills, including:

  • Days of the week
  • Months of the year
  • Weather / seasons
  • Discovery of God’s world
  • Health
  • Senses
  • Animals

Safety & Life Skills
Develop basic safety and life skills, including:

  • Telephone use
  • Getting help
  • Fire safety rules
  • Stranger safety
  • Saying “no”
  • Introductions
  • Dressing
  • Bathroom hygiene
  • Neatness
  • Self-awareness of own last name and parents’ names
  • Making healthy food choices
  • Making good choices, e.g. TV, music

 

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Creative Development
Develop creative expression, including:

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Coloring
  • Cutting and pasting
  • Dramatic play
  • Using a variety of materials
  • Making choices
  • Using own ideas

Motor Skills
Develop fine motor skills, including:

  • Folding and tearing paper
  • Tracing
  • Cutting with scissors
  • Puzzles
  • Toys / games
  • Pencil / crayon grip
  • Printing name and alphabet letters

Develop gross motor skills, including:

  • Running
  • Jumping
  • Climbing
  • Hopping
  • Moving with music
  • Ball and tag games
  • Posture & balance

Social Skills
Develop basic social skills, including:

  • Self expression
  • Ideas
  • Feelings
  • Personal information
  • Positive attitude
  • Sharing ideas & materials
  • Obedience
  • Helpfulness
  • Respect for others’ property, feelings and rights
  • Self-control
  • Following instructions
  • Manners and politeness
  • Making and keeping friends