Our well qualified credentialed staff provides innovative and a creative model of early childhood education program thoroughly demonstrating understanding of developmentally appropriate theory and practice.
The curriculum promotes spiritual, cognitive, language and communication, social, emotional, and motor development in a holistic manner. You will see a wide variety of materials and experiences for our children to explore and experience.
Centers and zones of learning engage children in activities related to interests of the children. Art, music, movement, dramatic play, science, math, literacy, sensory and motor play are integrated into daily experiences where children are active explorers of their environment.
Our staff role is to guide and support the children's learning and encourage them to extend learning beyond the original plan.
Age range of children: 2 - 5 years
Children are placed in the rooms based on their age and developmental levels.
- 2 to 3 years - 1:8 Teacher to Child Ratio
- 3 Yrs to 4 Yrs - 1:10 Teacher to Child Ratio
- 4 Yrs to 6 Yrs - 1:12 Teacher to Child Ratio
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Developmental goals for children to accomplish by 5 years
Physical and Motor:
- Enjoy rhythm and movement
- Explore these fundamental movements through time, activities, and equipment that is made available to them
- Actively pursue gross motor activity
- Become acquainted with and have time to use the appropriate equipment and materials that aid in this development
- Are introduced to health and nutrition
- Make good food and activity choices
- Know God created the world
- Understand that Bible is a special book
- Use prayers to express their thoughts and needs to God
- Freely share about God, Jesus and Bible with others
- Enjoy the process of moving from curiosity to satisfaction in a project because God delights in their work
- Develop desire to attend church
- Enjoy and initiate friendships with a variety of individuals
- Begin to learn the art of sharing
- Begins showing empathy and kindness
- Use language to express self, developing positive conflict resolutions
- Develop self-confidence in self-initiated activities.
- Begin to exhibit self-control
- Comfortable participation in group discussions
- Able to attend to others comments
- Encouraged to express creativity within their own multiple intelligences and are provided the materials for this expression
- Free to work with mediums that uniquely express the creative element for processing art
- Write songs and stories
- Use imagination in dramatic center play
- Find creative solutions to problems that arise during play
- Have appropriate counting, sorting, and comparing skills
- Work well with manipulative behavior to achieve an appropriate transition into formal schooling
Language and literacy:
- Are able to participate in receptive language activities using literature as the foundational tool
- Have a desire to look at books with text and illustrations
- Engage in expressive language experiences that foster growth in language proficiency
- Are able to write their own name and alphabet letters
- Spontaneously choose to use writing implements
- Understand that print carries meaning
- May begin to hear rhyming sounds in prominent words
- Become phonemically aware through classroom activities designed for that purpose