Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum Goals

Language and Phonics

  • Letter recognition (upper and lower case) and letter sound
  • Expressive language
  • Interest in literacy
  • Comprehension of meaning, able to understand and respond to oral language
  • Daily introduction to a calendar and discussion of the days of the week, months and holidays
  • Daily discussion on weather, seasons, and how they change
  • Introduce letter of the week, its sound and letter formation

Mathematics:

  • Number sense in counting (1-20)
  • Simple math operations (adding and subtracting)
  • Measurement and volume
  • Shapes
  • Classification
  • Patterning (a-b-a-b….)

Science:

  • Measurement
  • Problem solving
  • Math
  • Environmental awareness
  • Interest in learning

Sensory:

  • Curiosity through learning
  • Cause and effect
  • Sculpting with play dough and clay
  • Painting with paint brushes, and other items
  • Use the senses to gather information about objects or events such as size, shape, color, texture, sound, position, and change

Dramatic Play:

  • Role playing
  • Introducing cultural diversity with food, books, and dress-up clothing
  • Social skills
  • Shared use of space and materials

Social and Emotional Development:

  • Develop appropriate social skills
  • Share use of materials and space
  • Awareness of identity in self
  • Development of feeling and emotions
  • Develop self-control skills
  • Problem solving skills related to social conflict