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LANGUAGE ARTS
Introduction to Letter Recognition
Matching
Visual Perception Skills
Auditory Discrimination
Introduction To Phonics (Beginning sound)

LISTENING SKILLS ORAL LANGUAGE SKILLS
Sharing of ideas and relating experiences
Describing pictures and actions

STORY TELLING
Creative Dramatics

CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS:
MATH READINESS
Introduction to number recognition
Counting
One-to –one correspondence
Relationship of Parts to a Whole – Puzzles
Size and Gradation
Manipulatives
Shape Recognition
Sequencing
Cause and Effect

SCIENCE
Simple Experiments (Magnets, floating and sinking, etc.)
Nature Study
Health and Safety
Parts of the Body
Measurement (Cooking Activities)
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
The Family
Community Helpers
Holidays
Building Self Esteem
Learning Independence
Tying, Buckling, Zipping, Buttoning, etc.
Taking Pride in a Job Well Done
Socialization Skills
Common Courtesies
Following School Rules
Sharing
Communication Skills
Self-Chosen Time at various centers
Playhouse and dress-up
Blocks, Easel and Finger Painting
Floor Toys, Puzzles and Manipulatives
Field Trips

MUSIC and MOVEMENT
Signing
Finger Plays
Nursery Rhymes
Creative Movement
Large Motor Coordination
Skipping, Hopping, Jumping, Galloping, etc.
Rhythm and Patterning

ART
Creative Expression with various media
paint, crayon, markers
cutting and pasting
collage
Textures
Colors
recognition of colors
Blending and mixing
Printing
Playdough
Crafts
Small Motor Skills  

 
 

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