4's Kindergarten Readiness
4’s Classes Meet:
2 full days: M, W from 9am-3:15pm
3 days: T, TH, F from 9am-11:30am for half days or 9am-3:15pm for full days
M, W, F from 12:45pm-3:15pm or 9am-3:15pm for full days
5 days: M-F from 9am-11:30am for half days or 9am-3:15pm for full days
Our 4’s class ration is 1:7; or 1:10 with an additional assistant.
We also offer before school care from 7am -9am and after school care from 3:30pm-6pm
In addition, full day tuition will include use of our extended care and enrichment programs.
Children must be 4 years old by September 30th
Four year olds are actively engaged in activities that encourage social development as well as cognitive, expressive and receptive language, large motor, fine motor, and listening skills. They include:
- Developing fine motor skills, art activities, writing name and beginning readiness with writing letters of the alphabet; journal writing and scissor skills
- Jesus Time and Chapel — learning Old Testament and New
- Testament Bible stories, how we treat one another, learning to pray and how to act the Jesus Way!
- Math readiness — numbers, rote counting, counting with
1:1 correspondence; recognizing colors and shapes,
- Expressive and Receptive Language skills
- Reading Readiness and Literacy skills
- Science and Social Studies units/themes with experiments
and hands-on activities in discovery centers
- I Pad Technology supporting learning themes
- Media Center-story time with our Media Specialist,
borrowing books from our library.
- Creative cooking
- Music— singing, finger-plays, performances
- Large motor skills — using all kinds of “gym” equipment and our fun playground!
- Physical Education-PE Teachers working on motor skills
- Field trips and in-house programs
- Special theme days —Nursery Rhymes, Community
- Workers, and many more
- In addition to the above curriculum, our early education
- Social development — sharing, taking turns
- Verbal skills, courtesy in speech and manner
- A comfortable transition from home to school
- Listening experiences, learning routines, increasing
attention span, accepting change in routine, following multi-step directions, and working together in groups