Preschoolers Curriculum (ages 2-5)

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We believe that each child needs a superior program that meets all of your child’s needs equally: academic, social, emotional, creative and physical. On a daily basis, our children approach learning as an adventure. 

Preschoolers

Social and Emotional Development

  • Problem Solving and conflict resolution
  • Self-expression and feelings
  • Respect for peers and adults
  • Friendships, cooperation and sharing
  • Empathy
  • Independence and self-help
  • Character building

Language Arts

  • Comprehension
  • Auditory and visual discrimination
  • Oral expression and vocabulary building
  • Joy of books
  • Print concepts and the written word
  • Alphabet awareness and recognition
  • Phonological awareness
  • Children’s Library and specialist

Foreign Language

  • Introduction to Sign Language
  • Hebrew Instruction Specialist
  • Spanish Instruction Specialist

Creative Expression

  • Imaginative play and self-expression
  • Artistic expression and exploration of multi-sensory mediums
  • Art appreciation
  • Music appreciation
  • Identification and exploration of musical instruments
  • Introduction to rhythms and beat
  • Musical movement
  • Weekly Music Specialist

Social Studies

  • Anti-bias awareness and diversity
  • Children around the world
  • Geography
  • Ecology
  • Community helpers
  • American and Florida History

Mathematics

  • Pre-computational readiness
  • Counting, sorting, classifying
  • Unit concept, simple addition and subtraction
  • Shapes, patterns, graphs
  • Number recognition and 1-1 correspondence
  • Measuring, estimation and comparison
  • Spatial awareness
  • Temporal ordering

Science

  • Cause and effect
  • Experimentation
  • Prediction, observation and conclusions
  • Recycling
  • Natural and physical environment
  • Exploration of technology

Physical Development and Motor Skills

  • Strength, coordination, balance, body and spatial awareness
  • Healthy eating and physical exercise
  • Eye-hand coordination and dexterity
  • Development of pincer gri, and small muscle development for writing
  • Weekly Physical Education Specialist

Judaic Studies

  • Daily integration of Judaic values: charity, respect, care of the earth, helping at home, kindness
  • Introduction to folk and bible stories
  • Celebrations of Jewish holidays
  • Hebrew language and blessings
  • Israel-Homeland
  • Weekly Judaic Specialist
  • Weekly Kabbalat Shabbat

Life Skills

  • Playground safety
  • Personal Safety: Unit of study “ Project Protect and Human Rights
  • Personal hygiene
  • Self-help and independence
  • Responsibility
  • Building a school community