This class is designed for those children who will be entering Kindergarten the following fall. Children should be age 4 prior to June. 1st. Classes meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoon from 1 to 3:30. (On Friday afternoon children bring a cold lunch and class runs from 12:30 till 3:30.)
Your child will enjoy opportunities for self-directed play, sensory and artistic experiences, body awareness activities through fine and gross motor development, develop social-emotional skills, expressive/receptive language communication, and small or whole group skill focus in the areas of literacy, visual/auditory perception, memory, science and math.
Friday afternoon classes are specially designed to give your child direct instruction experiences and vocabulary that they will most likely meet entering kindergarten. Small and large group work will focus on numeral and letter formation, one to one correspondence while counting, graphing and pencil/paper tasks to help prepare your child for independent work in kindergarten.
Three and four year old classes
This class is geared for children who are age 4 by Dec 1st. It may be your child’s first school experience, or someone who has been an Explorer in the past. There are 2 different class sessions for Adventurers. Classes will meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 to 11:30.
Your child will enjoy opportunities for self-directed play, sensory and artistic experiences, fine and gross motor activities as well as those designed to help your child become aware of alphabetic, phonemic and numeric principals all within the context of play. Extended Circle Time will include numeral recognition and letter recoginition activities.
Three Year Old Class
This is for a child turning 3 prior to Dec 1st. A first school experience geared to providing a positive transition from home to the outside world of school hand in hand with parents. This class meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 11:15.
Your child will enjoy opportunities for self-directed play, sensory and artistic experiences, body awareness activities, fine and gross motor development, social/emotional development and movement with endless chances to build language communication skills and vocabulary.