CURRICULUM - 3-YEAR-OLD PROGRAM - SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
Our program offers a balance between:
Active and quiet times
Large group activities, small group activities and time to play alone or with others
Indoor and outdoor play times
Time for children to select their own activities and time for teacher-directed activities.

 FREE PLAY:
During free-play, the children are encouraged to participate in different areas: art, computer, block, house-keeping, book corner, floor, manipulatives, teacher directed activities and imaginative play by themselves or with other children.

 THEME:

“FALL IS IN THE AIR” Autumn
Apples, seeds, leaves, acorns, pumpkins, squirrels
Related projects, songs, finger-plays and stories

 LANGUAGE:  Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee
Each letter is introduced by first reading the Alpha tales by Scholastic, the surprise alphabet bag, dotting the letter, felt board games, manipulatives, letter related arts and crafts stories.

 MATH SKILLS:

Number 1 and 2
Circle (September)
Square (October)

 POSITIONAL WORDS: up/down, above/below, behind/beside/in front of, inside/outside.  Concepts are taught by hands on experiences:  manipulatives, felt board participation, games.

 ART AREA:
Painting, play-dough, sensory table, chalk/crayons/markers, water colors, collage box, paper, paper plates, paper bags, etc. are available for children to create their own masterpieces.

MANIPULATIVE TABLE:
Different manipulatives and games are available each day for children to play and learn.  Pegs, beads, puzzles, bingo games, letter and number games are just a few of the manipulatives that are put on the tables each day.  Each has a meaningful learning experience planned for the children.

 MUSIC & MOVEMENT:
Seasonal songs, action songs, finger-plays, musical instruments, dancing and copying rhythmic patterns

 OUTDOOR PLAY:
Gross motor skills and socialization skills are developed outdoors.  Exercise helps to keep the children healthy, physically and emotionally.  In today’s hectic world outdoor play helps children to release stress and anxiety. Physical activity also helps children to manage feelings and gain a sense of self-control. 

 STORY TIME:
Language & pre-reading skills, listening, thinking and using one’s imagination

 OCTOBER EVENTS:
Fire-Prevention
Columbus Day




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SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER

                                                              4 year old curriculum 

 
Our program offers a balance between:
Active and quiet times
Large group activities, small group activities and time to play alone or with others
Indoor and outdoor play times
Time for children to select their own activities and time for teacher-directed activities.

 FREE PLAY:
During free-play, the children are encouraged to participate in different areas: art, computer, block, house-keeping, book corner, floor, manipulatives, teacher directed activities and imaginative play by themselves or with other children.

 
HEME: “FALL IS IN THE AIR” Autumn
Apples, seeds, leaves, acorns, pumpkins, squirrels
Related projects, songs, finger-plays and stories

 LANGUAGE:  Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee
Each letter is introduced by first reading the Alpha tales by Scholastic, the surprise alphabet bag, dotting the letter, felt board games, manipulatives, letter related arts and crafts stories.

 MATH SKILLS:
Number 1 and 2
Circle (September)
Square (October)

 POSITIONAL WORDS: up/down, above/below, behind/beside/in front of, inside/outside.  Concepts are taught by hands on experiences:  manipulatives, felt board participation, games.

 ART AREA:
Painting, play-dough, sensory table, chalk/crayons/markers, water colors, collage box, paper, paper plates, paper bags, etc. are available for children to create their own masterpieces.

 MANIPULATIVE TABLE:
Different manipulatives and games are available each day for children to play and learn.  Pegs, beads, puzzles, bingo games, letter and number games are just a few of the manipulatives that are put on the tables each day.  Each has a meaningful learning experience planned for the children.

 MUSIC & MOVEMENT:
Seasonal songs, action songs, finger-plays, musical instruments, dancing and copying rhythmic patterns

 
OUTDOOR PLAY:
Gross motor skills and socialization skills are developed outdoors.  Exercise helps to keep the children healthy, physically and emotionally.  In today’s hectic world outdoor play helps children to release stress and anxiety. Physical activity also helps children to manage feelings and gain a sense of self-control. 

 STORY TIME:
Language & pre-reading skills, listening, thinking and using one’s imagination

 OCTOBER EVENTS:
Fire-Prevention
Columbus Day