DECEMBER CURRICULUM
3 Year Old Program 

 

During the month of December, we are going to review
everything we have learned since September.
Our focus will be on the holidays and getting ready for our Holiday Show. 
Check your child's classroom board for the times and dates.
A January curriculum will be on our website after the holidays.

 REVIEW ALL CONCEPTS 
Up/down, above/below, behind/beside/in front of, inside/outside.  2
Review things that go together & things that don’t belong.

 The 5 SENSES: Smell, taste, touch, sound and sight
- Utilize the holiday sounds and smells for them – ex: jingle bells, ho-ho-ho,

peppermint sticks, ginger bread, etc. 

 SHAPES: Circle, Square and Triangle

 NUMBERS: 1, 2, 3 & 4
-Number order
 -Putting sets together and taking sets apart
 -Children understand that a number represents a quantity

 COLORS: Mixing colors blue & yellow = green, red & yellow = orange 

 LETTERS: Aa –Jj
-Identify letter sounds 
-Understand that each letter corresponds with a sound


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DECEMBER CURRICULUM
4 Year Old Program


During the month of December, we are going to review

 everything we have learned since September. 
Our focus will be on the holidays and getting ready for our Holiday Show. 
Check your child's classroom board for the times and dates.
In January, the pre-k program will begin units on Authors and Artists. They will also begin their monthly science themes. A January curriculum will be handed out. 

 LETTERS Aa – Jj
- Journals, letter work and sign language. 
-Child identifies initial sounds in words
-Child demonstrates an understanding that letters in written words stand

for sounds in spoken words
-Child identify letters of the alphabet,
-Child uses letter/sound correspondence to identify
simple words

 
NUMBERS 1, 2, 3 & 4
-Child understands that a number represents a quantity
 -Child counts with understanding and recognizes “how many” in sets of objects,
-Child uses one to one correspondence when counting
-Child counts a set of objects and recognizes that the last

counting word tell “how many”
 -Child demonstrates an understanding of “adding more” items to a set and    demonstrates an understanding of “subtracting” (taken away) items from a set

 CONTINUE AND REVIEW:
Patterning
Graphing
Sequencing
Word Chart
One to one Correspondence