PreK-4 Skill Objectives
Pre-K4 Skill Objectives
Time invested in Pre-K4 ensures that your child will have a smooth and successful transition into kindergarten:
- Motor Skills: fine motor skills development with things like holding a pencil and using scissors, while gross motor skills are developed with activities like balancing and skipping.
- Practical: learn to say first and last name, as well as their current age.
- Social/ Emotional: teachers guide students through appropriate social and emotional interactions, learning respect, feelings and good self-image.
- Listening: strengthening listening skills with extended attention span and responding to questions about stories.
- Self-Reliance: teacher-guided instructions help students to become more independent.
- Spoken language: circle time, story time, and teacher/peer interactions develop the ability to wait for their turn and use sentences.
- Math Readiness: learning numbers, categorizing objects and rote counting.
- Reading Readiness: phonemic and phonics approaches help children to practice skills that will let them become readers.
- Work Habits: develop ability to follow directions, work in small groups and not disrupt class.