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Our Four Year Old Curriculum encourages our children to engage in a variety of experiences both cultural and artistic. 123 P.L.A.Y. provides creative art activities, movement, and singing activities, as well as science and nature exploration.


KEY COMPONENTS AND GOALS OF FOUR YEAR OLD CURRICULUM


SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop self-esteem through self-awarness and positive self image
  • Develop an independence through learning and how to take care of one self
  • Develop cooperative play
  • Uses dolls and puppets to act out scenes
  • Uses one object to represent another
  • Uses bathroom independently
  • Needs no assistance putting on jacket


ACADEMIC READINESS

  • Recognizes numerals 1-15
  • Rote counting 1-20
  • Recognizes difference between letters and numerals
  • Understands number concepts 1-10
  • Introduction to tens and ones concept
  • Recognizes his/her first and last name in print
  • Writes first name independently
  • Recognizes and matches colors
  • Understands patterns and creates patterns independently
  • Labels shapes: circle, square, rectangle, triangle and octagon
  • Recognizes letters a-z
  • Recognizes beginning sounds
  • Writes name independently on paper
  • Follows oral directions
  • Understands rhyming and opposites
  • Understands positional concepts: in front of, behind, next to, under, above below
  • Tries to read books from memory


COMMUNICATION READINESS

  • Verbalizes intentions and possible future events
  • Uses modals (can, may, might, will, would, could)
  • Uses conjunctions (and, but, if so, because)
  • Begins to respond appropriately to WHY and HOW questions that require reasoning about perception
  • Can describe differences and similarities of objects


FINE MOTOR SKILLS

  • Prints first name independently
  • Creases paper with fingers
  • Draws a person with 7 body parts
  • Moves paper while cutting
  • Cuts a straight line
  • Cuts a circle, triangle, curving line, items such as animals
  • Copies a cross, x, square, rectangle, triangle
  • Colors within lines


GROSS MOTOR SKILLS

  • Development of good body control
  • Development of large muscle coordination (standing on one foot for 10 seconds, jumping, running, gallops, skips)
  • Coordinates kick with good backward and forward leg swing
  • Kicks playground ball with a definite backward and forward leg swing

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