Preschool Care

The following components are part of our preschool program.

Circle Time

Learning to share experience, finger play, weather, story telling, holiday discussions, music, importance of families, etc.

Circle Games

Groups participation, learning to take turns, fine and gross motor.

Christian Education

Bible Stories, Biblically-based songs & Music, Prayer, Visits by the Derby Campus Pastor, etc.

Music

Songs, music and movement, band instruments.

Arts & Crafts

Using scissors, pasting, easel painting, finger painting, Age level activities that the child can do with very little help from teacher.

Math

Sorting, counting, matching etc.

Blocks

Develop concepts such as big, little etc building etc.

Reading Readiness

Letter recognition, books, printing, computer, reading readiness programs

Health

Nutrition, (introduction of food group etc) grooming, washing hands, brushing teeth, reading books about the hospital, doctor, dentist, etc.

Outdoor Play

Some activities include sidewalk chalk drawing, hopscotch, jump rope, water activities, kickball, and riding tricycles and self-propelled vehicles.

Independence

Hanging up coats, taking care of personal items, helping pick up toys etc.

Cognitive

Puzzle, flannel board, opposite, story telling, etc.

Science

Weight and Measure, Nature, exploring environment, etc