3-Day Kindergarten Readiness

Note: This program is for children 4 ~ 5 years old

Days & Time:

  • Mon, Tues & Wed
  • 9:00-11:30am or 12:30-3:00pm

Our 3-day program prepares a child for Kindergarten and provides a nurturing environment that promotes:

  • Acceptance and belonging
  • Age appropriate activities designed to engage and challenge
  • A sense of personal responsibility, independence, and comfort with school routines
  • Extending your child’s circle of trust
  • Partnering the parent during this step in the educational process
  • Recognizing and affirming strengths and talents
  • The development of the “whole child” (intellectual, social, emotional, physical) through literature-based integrated lessons and special units of study

A Typical Day

Circle Time:

  • ABC Alphabet Program that teaches for mastery of sound-symbol correspondence and making an alphabet book
  • Integrated lessons that promote higher level thinking skills
  • On-going discussion of the unit of the month in a mini-lesson
  • The Pledge of Allegiance and discussions of the weather
  • Calendar work which develops number recognition, counting and sequencing skills
  • Songs, finger plays and games
  • Stretches the attention span

Project and Play Time:

  • Daily art projects that relate to the theme or letter being studied which enlists imagination
  • Centers such as water table, computer, science discoveries
  • A variety of manipulatives and puzzles
  • Transition activities
  • Provides a variety of hands-on experiences

Story/Snack:

  • Literature based program related to the unit, season or letter of the week
  • Show and Tell component that develops comfort and confidence in speaking in front of a group
  • Snacks provided are peanut free

Gross Motor Activity:

  • 30 minute large muscle activities per session
  • Outside: Fenced playground environment promotes imaginative play with riding toys, bubbles, chalk, climber, playhouse, sandbox, soccer balls, and games
  • Inside: Bright, carpeted play area with a variety of ridings toys, bouncy balls, parachute, basketball, balance beams, tunnels, stick animals, hopscotch, bean bag toss, scarves and ribbon rings.