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Traditional School Days & Times

Mon - Fri

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Curriculum

The infant program provides a loving and nurturing environment for children ages six weeks to approximately one year, focusing on each individual baby's needs.

  • Dramatic Play - rattles, pretend play, dolls, stuffed animals, puppets, dress-up
  • Sensory/Art - sand, flour, water, paint play, tactile exploration with textures, filling/dumping
  • Curiosity - peek-a-boo, mirror play, smells, mobiles, sorting, block play
  • Music - songs, musical instruments
  • Literacy - books, teacher talk(vocabulary), rhymes, fingerplays, picture files
  • Movement - pat-a-cake, dump and load, activity gym, reaching/grasping, outdoor play/walks

The toddler program nurtures children ages 1-2 while encouraging their development through stimulating activities and interactive experiences.

  • Dramatic Play - dress up, mirror play, puppets, dolls, stuffed animals, props, (shopping carts, etc.)
  • Sensory/Art - paint, murals, crayons, sand play, stickers, sponges, shaving cream, chalk, play dough
  • Curiosity - problem-solving, sounds, lacing, “feely” box, puzzles
  • Construction - blocks, manipulatives
  • Literacy - stories, making books, flannel stories, word games, pictures/labels, narration, teacher talk
  • Music - songs, musical instruments, fingerplays, noise makers, rattles, dancing/clapping
  • Movement - jumping, climbing, outdoor play, riding toys, ball play, digging

Sample Schedule

  • 9:00-9:30 Arrival/Free Play
  • 9:30-9:45 Snack
  • 9:45-9:55 Together Time (Circle time)
  • 9:55-11:00 Art, Free Play, Diaper Changes, Lunch Prep
  • 11:45-12:30 Outside/Gym Play
  • 12:30-12:45 Free Play/Diaper Changes
  • 12:45-1:00 Music/Dancing/Flannels/Stories/Table Toys
  • Oral language/listening skills taught through stories, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes
  • Learning centers for free play and exploration
  • Math skills taught through shapes, colors, counting, and concept of sets introduced
  • Letters of the alphabet introduced through weekly thematic units that integrate art, music, movement, and circle activities
  • Social Studies and Science lessons taught weekly
  • Spiritual development through Christian Education, chapel, daily devotions, blessings and Bible stories
  • Social skills and independence practiced daily
  • Potty training implemented with gentle encouragement
  • Emphasis on fine and gross motor skills through play, manipulatives, music/movement, building, and art
  • Creativity fostered in all aspects of the curriculum

Sample Schedule

  • 9:00-9:30 Welcome/Center Time/Potty Time
  • 9:30-9:45 Blessing/Snack
  • 9:45-10:00 Circle Time
  • 10:00-10:55 Outside Play/Gym Play
  • 10:55-11:45 Center Time/Potty Time
  • 11:45-12:15 Circle Time/Group Time
  • 12:15-12:40 Lunch
  • 12:40-1:00 Group Time

Related Arts

  • Monday - Chapel and Music
  • Tuesday - Spanish
  • Wednesday - PE
  • Thursday - Christian Education
  • Friday - Spanish
  • Children’s Literature - Encourages a love of reading and develops emergent reading skills such as the correct use of a book, one-to-one correspondence, and ability to track print
  • Oral Language - Teaches through discussions, questioning, flannel stories, songs, nursery rhymes and finger play
  • Phonics - Introduces letter recognition and beginning sounds
  • Shapes - Teaches to recognize, trace, and begin drawing circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, stars, hearts, diamonds, and ovals
  • Recognition - Teaches all primary colors and introduces pastels
  • Foundational Math Skills - Instructs how to count to 15, make sets to 10, number recognition to 10, patterns (AB, ABC), graphing, and sorting
  • Science - Leads bi-weekly scientific experiments
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skills - Heavily emphasized through indoor and outdoor play, as well as direct instruction, on a daily basis
  • Beginning Writing - Starts with tracing letters and shapes, and works towards writing name independently
  • Social Skills - Honed through conflict resolution, sharing, working successfully independently and in groups
  • Creativity is encouraged throughout the day
  • Spiritual development through Christian Education, chapel, daily devotions, blessings and Bible stories

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45-9:30 Fine Motor & Art Activities; Free Play
  • 9:35-9:55 Morning Circle
  • 9:55-10:10 Snack
  • 10:10-11:00 Center Time/Related Arts
  • 11:00-11:20 Math & Science Circle
  • 11:30-12:00 Playground
  • 12:00-12:40 Lunch
  • 12:45-12:55 Language Development Circle
  • 12:55-1:00 Prepare for Dismissal

Weekly Related Arts Schedule

  • Monday - Chapel and Music
  • Tuesday – Spanish
  • Wednesday - PE
  • Thursday - Christian Education
  • Friday – Spanish
  • The Letter People Curriculum - Teaches phonics, recognition of upper- and lower-case letters, and beginning sounds
  • Speaking/Listening Skills - Honed through classroom discussions, questioning, reading children’s literature, songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays
  • Beginning Writing - Writing first name, working towards writing last name, and learning correct formation of D’Nealian letter
  • Foundational Math Skills - Counting to 30, number recognition to 20, calendar skills, patterns, graphing, sequencing, sorting, intro to skip counting, and simple addition using manipulatives
  • Science and Social Studies - Weekly lessons integrated with Language Arts
  • Fine Motor Skills - Heavily emphasized through daily writing, cutting, pasting, building, manipulative play, drawing, and painting
  • Gross Motor Skills - Heavily emphasized daily through indoor and outdoor play, as well as direct instruction
  • Social Skills - Honed through conflict resolution, sharing, working successfully in groups and independently
  • Exciting Field Trips that coordinate with classroom learning activities
  • Creativity encouraged throughout the day
  • Spiritual development through Christian Education, chapel, daily devotions, blessings, Bible stories, and community service projects

K4 Sample Schedule

  • 8:45-9:20 Free Choice
  • 9:20-9:45 Circle
  • 9:45-10:05 Whole Group Instruction and Activity
  • 10:05-10:15 Snack
  • 10:15-10:40 Centers/Individual or Small Group Instruction
  • 10:45-11:15 Related Arts
  • 11:20-12:00 Centers/Individual or Small Group Instruction
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-1:00 Recess and Dismissal

Weekly Related Arts Schedule

  • Monday - Chapel and Music
  • Tuesday - K5 Art
  • Wednesday - PE
  • Thursday - Christian Education
  • Friday - Spanish
  • Building Blocks™ curriculum: A systematic, multilevel approach to language arts where everyday children are read to, read with using predictable Big Books, and given opportunities to read or pretend read by themselves
  • Emergent Reading - Taught through children’s names, quality children’s literature, a print-rich environment, songs, nursery rhymes, and learning centers
  • Writing - Building Blocks™ develops skills through writing for children (modeling) and writing with children (shared writing and predictable charts)
  • Math Skills - Counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s, odd and even numbers, number recognition to 30, calendar skills, patterns, graphing, sequencing, sorting, basic measurement, simple addition and subtraction using manipulatives
  • Science and Social Studies - Integrated thematic units that extend learning
  • Social Skills - Honed through conflict resolution, sharing, working successfully in groups and independently
  • Exciting Field Trips that coordinate with classroom learning activities
  • Creativity encouraged throughout the day
  • Spiritual development through Christian Education, chapel, daily devotions, blessings, Bible stories, and community service projects

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45-9:15 Morning Work and Free Choice Centers
  • 9:15-9:45 Morning Group-Calendar, Weather, Devotion, Pledge of Allegiance, Morning Message, Cheer, Star Student
  • 9:45-10:45 Choice (Centers, Art, Writing Teams, Snack)
  • 10:45-11:10 Literacy Circle (Word Families, Shared Reading, Predictable Chart)
  • 11:10-11:30 Outside Play
  • 11:30-12:00 Math Circle/Related Arts
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch12:30 -1:00 Math
  • 1:00-1:40 Choice (Centers, Small Group Math, Writing Teams)
  • 1:40-2:10 Outside Play
  • 2:10-2:30 Story Time & Dismissal

Weekly Related Arts Schedule

  • Monday - Chapel and Music
  • Tuesday - Spanish and Art
  • Wednesday - PE
  • Thursday - Christian Education and Art
  • Friday - Spanish




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