Curriculum Includes

Clean Up and Together Time — daily scheduled activity

Story Time — books and poems scheduled in the Teacher's Manual; included in the Basic and Deluxe Packages (A list of optional library books focusing on the 12 animals you will study is also included.)

Surprise Time — five semi-independent activities; toys from the Deluxe Package or other simple-to-gather items listed in the Teacher's Manual

Outside Time — unstructured outside play for health and large motor development

Spiritual Growth

  • God loves us, so we love God and others.
  • Twelve character traits — love, obedience, patience, kindness, sharing, thankfulness, politeness, friendliness, forgiveness, joy, truthfulness, doing your best
  • Three Bible stories and a memory verse for each character trait

Cognitive Development

  • Creative thinking, problem solving, imaginative play
  • Songs and fingerplays

Reading and Math

  • Read-aloud stories and poems to develop reading readiness and a love for books
  • Print awareness, phonemic awareness skills (rhymes, etc.)
  • Informal alphabet readiness — watch the adult write and read words, enjoy several alphabet stories and an optional alphabet art activity
  • Numbers, colors, shapes — a variety of multi-sensory activities develop true understanding

Science

  • Twelve animals — what fun!
  • Sensory table