4 AND 5 YEAR OLDS
Our Kindergarten level reading and mathematics programs provide a challenging and engaging learning environment. Small break-out math and phonics groups promote increased comprehension and accelerated learning.
Our Junior Kindergarten program is highly academic and prepares your child for a natural progression into our Pre-1st (Kindergarten) at our Main Campus.
Children learn vital social skills such as waiting their turn, following classroom rules, and listening to others. Communication and expressing feelings are encouraged. Children learn to follow multi step directions, and participate in routines.
Our Kindergarten level language arts program includes reading comprehension with character building, interactive phonics, interactive whiteboards, phonetic awareness, rhyming, and vocabulary concept words.
Children will have ample opportunity for creative artistic expression every day. Children are exposed to open easel painting, study of a spotlight artist, and artistic technique. Art is viewed as a process rather than a product, and creativity and fun are key elements in our Junior Kindergarten art program.
Kindergarten level mathematics program provides children with a hands on approach utilizing math manipulatives.
Our hands-on-science program provides a wonderful multi- sensory experience. Children are introduced to the beautiful physical world surrounding them. Junior Kindergartners are encouraged to make predictions, inferences, and conclusions based on their finding.
Gross motor and fine motor movement exercises occur daily. Our Junior Kindergarten classrooms have a variety of daily writing and fine motor activities encouraging children to write. Children have ample opportunity for unstructured outdoor play each and every day.
Foreign languages such as French, Spanish, and Mandarin are introduced through games, songs, and stories by our foreign language specialty teachers.
Children participate in our wonderful Music and Movement program led by our specialty dance and music instructor.
Children have ample opportunity for hands-on practice with technology as each classroom is equipped with iPads. iPads in the classroom have the ability to challenge the needs of a variety of students with different capabilities.
Junior Kindergarten offers the following program options:
- Monday –Friday 8:45-12:45
- Monday-Friday 8:45-3:00
*Before Care and After Care 7:30am – 6:00pm is available as well.