Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms

 
 

Our PreK classrooms are an extension of preschool rooms, in that the process of learning and gaining new skills continues and expands!  As children reach the age when they will enter Kindergarten the following school year, it is imperative that we encompass all the topics and skills they will need to have a successful kindergarten experience.  It’s all about school readiness!

The learning activities we plan incorporate a very large number of development skills into each one.  The list below is but a small example of the range of skills we bring into the program.


  • Visual Perception
    • See & remember
    • Visual discrimination (tell apart)
    • Closure (completing partial figures)
    • Judging distance
  • Auditory Perception
    • Hear & remember
    • Auditory discrimination (pitch or tone)
    • Following directions
    • Determining source of sounds
  • Sensory Perception
    • Identifying object through touch
    • Identifying object through smell
    • Identifying object through taste
    • Perceiving touches, smells and tastes
  • Math
    • Size discrimination (like & different, big, bigger, biggest)
    • 1 to 1 correspondence
    • Counting
    • Numbers
  • Motor Skills
    • Grasping
    • Throwing
    • Skipping
    • Hand to eye coordination
  • Body Awareness
    • Parts of body
    • Controlling fingers, toes
    • Self-identity (color of eyes, etc.)
    • Place in space
  • Language & Communication
    • Vocabulary expansion
    • Expressing emotions
    • Sentence structure
    • Divergent thinking
    • Learning words by sight
    • Writing
  • Music
    • Body movement to rhythm
    • Singing
    • Creative expression
  • Socialization
    • Cooperative play
    • Sportsmanship
    • Community awareness
    • Self-concept within group
  • Science
    • Theorizing
    • Experimentation
    • Experiments
    • Prediction
  • Cognitive 
    • Associating names and objects
    • Exploring and describing
    • Memorization
    • Expanding attention span
    • Problem solving
  • Social Skills
    • Helping others
    • Contributing to group goals
    • Causing others to laugh
    • Acting
    • Taking turns
    • Sharing

We use the Galileo Assessment Program to track learning and acquisition of skills throughout the year.  This online software enables our teaching staff to logically plan and carry out learning activities that challenge children to reach new heights in every aspect of human growth.

Click here for more information about the Galileo program.

Your child will be well prepared for his or her formal education starting with Kindergarten, and you will feel confident that your child is safe and having fun while you work.