Preschool & Pre-K Program 3-5 years old

Mother Goose

Kidz Choice Preschool and Daycare provides activities, interactions and experiences to help children:

  •  Develop language skills

  •  Develop problem solving skills

  •  Develop conflict resolution skills

  •  Respect diversity in an environment of kindness, tolerance, cooperation and acceptance

  •  Develop socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively

Your preschooler will learn age-appropriate social, emotional, physical, and intellectual skills. Our curriculum is thematically oriented with projects encompassing each special theme. Toilet training is available for children who are completing this transition. 

Children play with materials in activity areas while teacher uses time to focus on one-to-one activities with each child.

    Reading and Writing

  •  Letter identification

  •  Become aware of speech sounds

  •  Name recognition

  •  Respond to story-telling

  •  Retell familiar story

  •  Create an original story

  •  Discriminate forms of letters

  •  Participate in emergent literacy skills

  •  Become a self conceptualizing reader

  •  Transition from scribbling to making letters

  •  Understand the direction of conventional print

  •  Identify initial consonant sounds

  •  Sequence alphabet

  •  Practice left to right and top to bottom progression

  •  Trace letters of alphabet

  •  Begin to write own name

    Math

  •  Count orally

  •  Number recognition

  •  Match objects in one to one correspondences

  •  Form groups and sort according to attributes

  •  Match size and shape

  •  Count objects in a set

  •  Identify geometric shapes

  •  Compare size

  •  Understand simple picture graphs

  •  Orally identify a number of objects

  •  Use vocabulary to designate quantities

  •  Identify more/less

  •  Reproduce patterns

  •  Construct sets

  •  Write numerals

  •  Develop measurement concepts

    Science

  •  Use senses to gain information

  •  Observe events and changes in our environment

  •  Compare similarities and differences among objects

  •  Know and practice rules of safety

  •  Perform simple science experiments

  •  Talk about what is experienced

  •  Order/categorize objects

  •  Sequence events in the order of their occurrence

  •  Discover and describe phenomena in the environment

  •  Use vocabulary to designate relationships

  •  Learn the steps in scientific process


    Language and Listening

  •  Listen to instructions and important information

  •  Execute instructions

  •  Develop vocabulary and fluency

  •  Use a variety of words to express self

  •  Talk about what is experienced

  •  Use oral language in a variety of situations

  •  Engage in conversation

  •  Recognize familiar sounds

  •  Use vocabulary to compare objects

  •  Know terms relating to location and position

    Gross Motor

  •  Body awareness

  •  Manage dressing and undressing

  •  Discover parts of the body and what they do

  •  Body mechanics

  •  Balance

  •  Coordination

  •  Running, hopping, skipping and jumping

  •  Throwing and catching

  •  Climbing    

  •  Bending and stretching

  •  Preliminary gymnastics skills

    Music Awareness

  •  Identify sources of sounds

  •  Discriminate conditions of sound (soft/loud, quiet/noisy, high/low)

  •  Verbally demonstrate recollection of songs

  •  Reproduce sound and sound patterns

  •  Use imitative movement

  •  Play simple rhythm instruments

    Art

  •  Experiment with art materials

  •  Experiment to discover properties of art materials

  •  Discover color

  •  Express self through picture making, print making and constructing

  •  Express ideas through drawing

  •  Experiment informally with media 

  •  Discover line, shape, texture, and color by seeing and feeling objects

    Social

  •  Recognize own uniqueness

  •  Recognize he/she is one of many

  •  Identify self by full name, age and birthday

  •  Helping in the classroom with watering plants or setting up snacks

  •  Develop friendships

  •  Participate in leadership and follower roles

  •  Use a variety of words to express feelings and ideas

  •  Foster self-esteem

  •  Learn manners

  •  Developing autonomy and independence

  •  Begin to understand kindness and respect

  •  Take turns and share

  •  Stand up for own rights

  •  Begin cooperative play

  •  Understands social concepts such as "please" and  "thank you"        Back to Top of Page





Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

 

Child’s Name:  ____________________________________________  
Staff Member:  ____________________________________________ Date:  __________        

Knows first and last name                Yes _____           No _____

Writes first name                             Yes _____           No _____

Uses correct pencil grip                    Yes _____           No _____

Identifies colors:   Red  _____  Blue  _____  Yellow  _____  Orange  _____  Purple  _____ 
Brown  _____  Black  _____  White  _____  Pink  _____

Cuts with scissors:           Easily  _____  With some difficulty  _____  With difficulty  _____

Identifies shapes:    Circle  _____  Square  _____  Triangle  _____  Rectangle  _____ 
Oval  _____  Diamond  _____

Counts by memory to   _____ (by ones)

Identifies numerals 0-10 in random order   _____

Using manipulations is able to make a set of 5     Yes   _____ No _____

Is able to counts each object once (one to one correspondence to 10)   Yes _____ No _____

Can identify upper case letters      _____ out of 26

Can identify lower case letters      _____ out of 26

Can identify letter sounds             _____ out of 26

Can sit still for story time                  Yes _____   No _____

Knows home phone number             Yes _____   No _____

Knows home address                       Yes _____   No _____

Knows immediate family members by first name              Yes _____   No _____             

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