-Start with pre-reading skills
-Hear adventurous stories
-Make story books
-How we handle books
-Identify letters/attach sounds
-Children learn about instruments including keyboard, maracas, flute, drums, etc.
-Learn new songs
-Music activities i.e. music w/scarves, painting with music, etc.
-Explore music from around the world
-Start with pre-writing skills
-Fine motor activities
-Write simple words then sentences
-Write own name
-One to one correspondence
-Simple time concepts
-We review Spanish every morning in each class. Children learn to speak basic communication skills.
-Respect for others
Kiddieland Days are filled with time to play, learn and explore!
-Perform with/for peers
-Use props and music
We also have daily review of our Spanish, numbers, letters, shapes and colors.
-Tell Stories/sing songs
-Finger plays -Chants
-Listen for meaning/attentively
Teaching leadership and sportsmanship.
Gross motor activities
Coordination, strength & flexibility.
Peer interaction, confidence building & Self-esteem.
-Children learn about Picasso, Van Gogh, Mondrian, etc.
-They create their own master pieces
-Watercolor, acrylics, clay, pottery, etc.
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