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We are licensed for 25 Preschoolers, ages 33 months to five years of age, and we adhere to a 1:10 ratio.

Here is the “Welcome to the Preschooler Room” Newsletter.

Preschool Room

Classroom Goals and Activities (for ages 33 months to five years of age)


Social Competence and Relationships

  • Interact easily with one or more children
  • Interact easily with familiar adults
  • Approach others with expectations of positive interactions
  • Begin to participate successfully as a member of a group
  • Use play to explore, practice, and understand social roles and relationships
  • Begin to understand others’ rights
  • Sustain interaction by cooperating, helping, sharing, and expressing interests
  • Seek adult help when needed for emotional suppose physical assistance, social interaction, and approval
  • Use words and other constructive strategies to resolve conflicts

Human Relationships

  • Recognize and appreciate similarities and differences between self and others from diverse backgrounds
  • Understand various family roles, jobs, rules, and relationships
  • Participate in activities to help others in the community
  • Recognize and describe the roles of workers in the community
  • Share responsibility in taking care of their environment
  • Identify characteristics of the places where they live and play within their community


  • Demonstrate an increasing competency in recognizing and describing own emotions
  • Demonstrate an increasing use of words instead of actions to express emotions
  • Begin to understand and respond to others’ emotions
  • Begin to show self-regulation to handle emotions appropriately
  • Respond to praise, limits, and correction
  • Self-Concept:
    • Begin to experiment with own potential and show confidence in own abilities.
    • Demonstrate increasing self-direction and independence.
    • Develop an awareness of self as having certain abilities, characteristics, and preferences.


Interest Development and Discernment


  • Show eagerness and a sense of wonder as a learner
  • Show interest in discovering and learning new things


  • Choose new, as well as a variety, of familiar activities
  • Use a variety of strategies to solve problems

Imagination and Invention

  • Approach tasks and experiences with flexibility, imagination, and inventiveness
  • Use new ways or novel strategies to solve problems or explore objects
  • Try out various pretend roles in play or with make believe objects

Language and Literacy Development


  • Understanding verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Listen with understanding to stories, directions, and conversations
  • Follow directions that involve two or three step sequence of actions
  • Listen to and recognize different sounds in rhymes and familiar words


  • Communicate needs, wants, or thoughts through non-verbal gestures, actions, expressions, and/or words
  • Speak clearly enough to be understood
  • Use language for a variety of purposes
  • Use increasingly complex and varied vocabulary and language
  • Initiate, ask questions, and respond in conversation with others

Emergent Reading

  • Initiate stories and respond to stories told or read aloud
  • Represent stories told or read aloud through various media or during play
  • Guess what will happen next in a story using pictures as a guide
  • Retell information from a story
  • Show beginning understanding of concepts about print
  • Recognize and name some letters of the alphabet, especially those in own name
  • Begin to associate sounds with words or letters

Emergent Writing

  • Understand that writing is a way of communicating
  • Being to copy or write own name
  • Use pictures, shapes, or dictation to represent thoughts or ideas


  • Use a variety of media and materials for exploration and creative expression
  • Participate in art and music experiences

Mathematical and Logical Thinking

Number Concepts and Operations

  • Demonstrate increasing interest in and awareness of numbers and counting
  • Demonstrate understanding of one-on-one correspondence between objects and numbers
  • Demonstrate ability to count in sequence
  • Demonstrate ability to state the numbers up to ten
  • Demonstrate beginning ability to combine and separate numbers of objects

Patterns and Relationships

  • Recognize and duplicate simple patterns
  • Sort objects into subgroups by one or two characteristics
  • Order or sequence several objects on the basis of one characteristic

Spatial Relationships/Geometry

  • Identify and name common shapes
  • Using words that show understanding of order and position of objects

Gross Motor:

  • Develop large muscle control and coordination
  • Develop body strength, flexibility, and stamina
  • Use a variety of equipment for physical development
  • Develop ability to move their body in space with coordination

Fine Motor:

  • Develop small muscle control and coordination
  • Use hand-eye coordination to perform a variety of tasks
  • Explore an experiment with a variety of tools (e.g. spoons, crayons, paintbrushes, scissors, keyboards)

Physical Health and Well Being:

  • Participate in a variety of physical activities to enhance personal health and physical fitness
  • Follow basic health and safety rules
  • Recognize and eat a variety of nutritious foods
  • Demonstrate increasing independence with basic self-care skills


Daily emphasis of Christ as Savior, Creator and Lord throughout all activities, songs, stories, and projects.

  • Participates in simple songs about Jesus
  • Participates in prayers before meals and at Jesus time.
  • Participates in simple Bible stories.
  • Celebrate God’s love in worship.

The child will acquire and demonstrate spiritual development appropriate for their age:

  • Has a beginning understanding of God’s love as demonstrated by the adults around him;
  • Has a beginning knowledge of Jesus as a friend and Savior;
  • Has a beginning understanding of forgiveness as demonstrated by the adults around them;
  • Know Jesus died for them and rose again;
  • Grow in faith;
  • Know that God gives us families to help each other;
  • Grow in their love for all people;
  • Tell how all people need Jesus;
  • Thank God for the world He made; and
  • Grow in their desire to help care for God’s creation.

Daily Schedule:

7:00 – 8:40               Free Play

8:40 – 8:45               Clean-Up

8:45 – 8:55                Song of the Week

8:55 – 9:20                Breakfast

9:20 – 9:40               Bathrooming

9:40 – 10:00             Morning Circle Time

10:00 – 10:30           M: Spanish

T: KidFit

W: Free Play

Th: Music

F: Chapel

10:30 – 11:00            Outside Play/Muscle Room

11:00 – 11:10             Bathrooming

11:10 – 11:35              Books and Circle Time

11:35 – 12:15              Lunch

12:15 – 12:45             Bathroom/Look at Books

12:45 – 3:00              Nap/Rest Time/Quiet Activities

3:00 – 3:15                Snack

3:15 – 3:00                Bathroom/Clean Up

3:30 – 3:45                Jesus Time

3:45 – 4:00               Small Groups

4:00 – 4:30               Enrichment/Free Play

4:30 – 4:45                Clean Up

4:45 – 6:00               Outside Play/Muscle Room