Preschool

Miss Kami & Miss Jenny

Course outline

AUGUST 
Themes: Learning About Preschool, All About Me, My Five Senses
Language Arts:  Intro to Alphabet, Name Recognition, Learning & Forming Lines, Mat Man Introduced, Proper Grip
Math: Counting, Sorting by Color
Shape: Square
Color: Yellow
Science: I am Unique! Fingerprints
Dramatic Play: Kitchen/Housekeeping
Healthy Habits: Sneeze & Cough Cover
SEPTEMBER

Themes: Farm & Farm Animals, All About Autumn
Language Arts: Letters A, B, C, D, Name Recognition, Mat Man, Proper Grip, Book Parts
Math: Numbers 1, 2, 3, Counting Objects, Sorting by Color, Top/Middle/Bottom
Shape: Rectangle
Color: Red
Science: Life Cycle of an Apple
Cooking: Homemade Applesauce
Dramatic Play: Apple Market
Healthy Habits: Amazing Apple Recipes (Pg. 57)
OCTOBER
Themes: Pumpkins, Forest Animals, Fire Safety
Language Arts: Letters E, F, G, H, Name Tracing, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 4, 5, 6, Counting Objects, Sorting by Size, Over/Under, Above/Below
Shape: Circle
Color: Orange
Science: Life Cycle of a Pumpkin
Cooking: Pumpkin Pie in a Cup
Dramatic Play: Pumpkin Stand
Healthy Habits: Making Healthy Choices: A Meal for Monster & Me (Pg.50)
NOVEMBER
Themes: Thanksgiving, Harvest
Language Arts: Letters I, J, K, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 7, 8, Simple Patterns, Identifying Shapes, Same/Different
Shape: Triangle
Color: Brown
Science: Fizzy Science
Cooking: Blessing Mix
Dramatic Play: Pizza Kitchen
Healthy Habits: Anytime/Sometime Foods (Pg. 100)
DECEMBER
Themes: Gingerbread, Happy Birthday Jesus, Christmas
Language Arts: Review Letters A-K, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 9, 10, Sorting by Shapes, Simple Patterns(AB)
Shape: Star
Color: Green, Silver, Gold
Science: Winter Science
Cooking: Gingerbread Cookies
Dramatic Play: Gingerbread Bakery
Healthy Habits: The Sometime & Anytime Café (Pg. 53)
JANUARY
Themes: Snow & Snowmen, Arctic Animals
Language Arts: Letters L, M, N, O, Name Practice, Mat Man, Intro to Curvy Lines, Proper Grip
Math: Review Numbers 1-10, Making Sets, Narrow/Wide, Heavy/Light
Shape: Diamond
Color: Blue,White
Science: Water Freezes
Cooking: Crockpot Hot Cocoa
Dramatic Play: Cocoa Cafe
Healthy Habits: Listen to Your Body (Pg. 30), Sesame Super Stretch (Pg. 32)
FEBRUARY
Themes: Bears & Hibernation, Valentine’s Day, Community Helpers
Language Arts: Letters P, Q, R, S, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 11, 12, 13, Patterning, More/Less, What’s New (add), What’s Missing (subtract)
Shape: Heart
Color: Pink
Science: Skittles Rainbow
Cooking: Teddy Bear Picnic Snack
Dramatic Play: Post Office
Healthy Habits: Cookie Monster & the 4 Bears (Pg.63)
MARCH
Themes: 1stWeek: Dr. Seuss,Weather & Rainbows, Bugs & Garden, Last Week: Easter
Language Arts: Letters T, U, V, W, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 14, 15, 16, Pairing/Matching, Measuring Long/Short, Graphing
Shape: Oval, Arch
Color: Colors of the Rainbow
Science: Tiny Greenhouse
Cooking: Edible Butterfly Lifecycle
Dramatic Play: Flower Shop
Healthy Habits: Fruit & Veggie Rainbow (Pg. 98-99)
APRIL
Themes: 1stWeek: Easter, Spring has Sprung
Language Arts: Letters X, Y, Z, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 17, 18, Estimating, Patterning
Shape: Cross
Color: Purple
Science: Rainbow Carnations
Cooking: Spring Cookie Decorating
Dramatic Play: Ice Cream Parlor
Healthy Habits: Healthy Day Hunt (Pg. 83-84)
MAY
Themes: Mother’s Day, Ocean, Pets
Language Arts: Review Letters A-Z, Review Concepts, Name Practice, Mat Man, Proper Grip
Math: Numbers 19-20, Review 1-20, Sorting, Sequencing
Shape: Review All Shapes
Color: Review All Colors
Science: Ocean In a Jar
Cooking: Ocean in a Cup
Dramatic Play: Vet Clinic
Healthy Habits: Cookie, Cookie, Cucumber! (Pg. 89)        

Daily Schedule

6:30-8:00am -- Morning Daycare
8:15-9:00am -- Arrival/Sign In/Wash Hands & Morning Centers
9:00am -- Chapel
9:30am -- Snack
10:00am -- Potty before Recess
10:10am -- Recess
10:45am -- Small Group Learning Centers Introduced/Circle Time
11:00am -- Small Group Learning Centers 
11:45am -- Music & Movement
12:00pm -- Story Time/Wash Hands & Half-day Students Picked-Up
12:10pm -- Lunch Time
12:30pm -- Lunch Bunch Students Picked-Up
12:50pm -- Transition to Nap (Restroom & Wash Hands)
1:00pm -- Lights Out for Nap Time
3:00pm -- Free Choice Activities
3:45pm -- Snack
4:15pm -- Outdoor Play
5:15pm -- Indoor Activities
6:00pm -- All Students Picked-Up & School Closes