PROGRAMS

Our Classrooms

  • Hidden Treasures
  • Precious Pearls
  • Energetic Emeralds
  • Social Sapphires A
  • Social Sapphires B
  • Terrific Treasures A

Hidden Treasures

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Precious Pearls

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Energetic Emeralds

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Social Sapphires A

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Social Sapphires B

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Terrific Treasures A

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TURNING “WORK” INTO “PLAY”

Infant
(6 weeks-12 months)
Young Toddler
(13 – 24 months)
Early Preschool
(2 – 3 years old)
Preschool
(3 – 4 years old)
Pre-K
(4 – 5 years old)
Literacy

Through stories and fingerplays, infants are introduced to new language. Open ended questions, new vocabulary, sign language. Conversations include questions, expansions, and comments.

During circle time, stories, finger plays and new vocabulary words are introduced. New sign language is introduced. Language makes connections with books and thematic content to help build meaning.

Circle time and small groups introduce new concepts, including the Alphabet. Themes help children to understand and remember the meanings of new words. Spanish and sign language continue.

During morning circle time children learn how to tell a story with a beginning, middle and end. Word walls and pre handwriting are introduced. Spanish and sign language continue.

Circle time focuses on the word wall. Letter and sound recognition continue. Stories and familiar rhymes are introduced. Florida VPK Education Standards are followed.

Music and Movement

Daily songs and classic baby games encourage infants to use their hands, arms, and legs and interact with their teacher.

Our music bag encourages cooperation and interaction. Movement games are played and toddlers learn to follow two and three step directions.

Children learn new songs and games quickly and enjoy singing themas a group with their teacher. Our songs change seasonally and are of the counting variety.

Children enjoy listening to music and making their own. Creative movement is used to tap into a child’s creative and artistic side.

Concepts include rhythm and positional phrases.

Art Projects

A variety of media are slowly introduced to this age group, including fingerpaints and watercolors to generate curiosity and self expression.

Creative activities are offered to promote success and self esteem.

Activities are built around a theme and promote the use of fine motor skills, tearing paper, gluing andpainting.

Art projects are carried out in small groups and in the creative arts center. Materials are available that can be used in many ways.

Open ended materials are available for children to create lists, letters and practice handwriting. Art projects promote creativity.

Mathematics

Textures are introduced through books and sensory experiences. Blocks are used to build and count.

Pre math concepts (number recognition, puzzles, ordinal positions, shapes andcolors are introduced.)

Math concepts (number recognition, shapes andcolors continue. Measurement is introduced.)

Children are learning to collect and organize data and make charts.

Patterning, beginning addition and subtraction and one to one correspondence is introduced.

Science

Sensory experiences are introduced safely to promote interest.

Sensory experiences include pasta play, play dough and water. Experiments are incorporated into lesson plans: color mixing.

Sensory and texture experiences promote exploration.

Observation of the natural world is incorporated and the children learn how to make use of senses to take in information.

Experiments are about discovering what happens and investigating the procedure, results and conclusion.

Gross Motor Skills

Tummy time promotes an age appropriate development of gross motor skills.

Indoor games, parachute play, tunnel, promote gross motor skills. Outdoors toddlers can slide and use the balance beam.

Indoor and outdoor games promote gross motor skills.

Outdoor play and movement activities refine gross motor skills. Children can use various skills and create many scenarios on one structure.

Playground time is an opportunity to explore another environment.

Learning Curriculum

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Art Appreciation & Culture
Color Recognition
Fine Motor Skills
Gross Motor Skills
Language Development
Music
Personal & Social Skills
Problem Solving
Spanish
Beginning Sounds
Computation
Estimation
Letter Recognition
Number Recognition
One-To-One-Correspondence
Patterning
Self-Help Skills
Sequencing
Shape Recognition
Computers
Content Subjects
Prediction
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