Our Kindergarten program provides a warm, welcoming environment where your child can grow from a bundle of joy to a bundle of curiosity. Your child’s primary caregiver is a nurturing child development professional who is focused on creating experiences and opportunities that invite exploration and support the rapid and important development that is occurring in a child’s sixed year.
The child uses endings of words, such as ,” “-ed,” and “-ing”
Without giving the child help by pointing or repeating directions, he follows three directions that are unrelated to one another
The child uses four- and five-word sentences
When talking about something that already happened, the child use words that end in “-ed,” such as “walked,” “jumped/’ or “played”
FINE MOTOR SKILLS
While standing, the child throws a ball overhand in the direction of a person standing at least 6 feet away
The child jumps forward a distance of 20 inches from a standing position, starting with her feet together.
The child catches a larger ball with both hands
Without holding onto anything, child stands on one foot for at least 5 seconds without losing her balance and putting her foot down
Child walks on his tiptoes for 15 feet
Child can unbotton one or more bottons
Child colors mostly within the lines in a coloring book or within the lines of a 2-inch circle that you draw
Child traces on a line without going off it more than twice
PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
Child dress up and “play-act,” pretending to be someone or something else
If you place five objects in front of the child, she count them by saying, “One, two, three, four, five” in order
When asked, “Which circle is smallest?” the child points to the smallest circle
Child counts up to 15 without making mistakes
Child knows the names of numbers
PERSONAL SOCIAL SKILLS
Child tells you the names of two or more playmates
Child serves herself, taking food from one contairier to another using utensils
Introspection: The child will learn to recognize the lack of coordination between singing, chanting, breathing, and movement.
Coordination: Child will learn to coordinate singing with breathing and movement.