Bible begins with pledges to the American Flag, the Christian Flag, and the Bible. The children learn loyalty to God and our nation by learning and singing songs of our faith and country. Principles of living and positive character qualities are emphasized through Old and New Testament Bible stories.
Reciting the alphabet and saying the vowel sounds are the beginning skills the children will learn. Counting and practicing numbers with many “hands-on” activities will provide experience with numbers.
Our three year olds have plenty of time for social interaction with each other during center time. Centers are set up in each room for the children to use their imagination, to help develop their motor skills, and to just enjoy being three.
Our three year olds have time for outside play every day. Gross motor skills, such as running, jumping, hopping, climbing, throwing, and catching are developed during this time.
All three year olds have beginning art experiences as they learn to control art materials and tools. A wide variety of mediums are offered to the three year old to aid in the development of the fine motor skills. As they use their imagination to create with pencils, crayons, paint, glue, and paper, they are broadening their creativity.
The purpose of music is to acquaint the student with a wide variety of music through classroom participation. With the guidance of our music instructor, the children are introduced to their own feelings for music and rhythm through movement and hands-on experiences with rhythm instruments.
The main objective for the preschool program is to familiarize the students with the terms, proper care, and use of the computer. Each of the major computer parts (processor, monitor, keyboard, speakers, and printer) are introduced one at a time and their use, care and functions are discussed. As a greater understanding of the alphabet is gained through the classroom curriculum, the keyboard is introduced as a tool for learning to identify letters and sounds. Grade level appropriate educational software is utilized in every class to enhance the academic curriculum used in the classroom.
The main purpose of Spanish class is to familiarize students with listening and understanding basic conversational Spanish. Students are also told interactive stories and learn the basics of library procedures.
All students are to be dropped off, and all parents separated from their children, no later than 8:00 a.m. as each class begins their routine at that time. Students that are half day are picked up at 12:00 p.m. while full day students prepare for lunch. Full day students nap during the afternoon and are picked up at 3:00 p.m.