Language development with a focus on making connections between printed words and their representation in the world.
Alphabet reinforcement and focus on the sounds the letters make using alphabet charts, games, poems, songs, rhyme and movement.
Introduction of Handwriting Without Tears, a program developed by Jan Olsen, allowing children to use a developmental sequesnces for drawing shapes, forming pre-strokes, and writing letters and numbers.
Fine motor skills through learning how to properly hold pencils, finger painting, activities involving both hands and legs like balance beam, swinging and throwing/catching a ball.
Learning to write upper and lowercase letters and numbers.
Basic math skills using hands-on activities, increased competence in oral counting and writing numbers, measurement using classroom materials, constructing solid shapes, number operations.
Understanding the duration of units of measure through clocks and calendars.
Gathering and sharing information through surveys and graphs.
Social skills like communicating, sharing and cooperating with others through play and special projects.
Recognizing the need for rules and laws in school, the community and the world.
Specials for the Five Day Programs include Art, Music, PE, Media, Technology, Science and Spanish
The program includes field trips to Tridelphia Lakeview Farm and Toby's Dinner Theater.