Preschool Curriculum

Social Studies

  • Friends and families
  • All about me
  • Neighborhoods
  • Communities
  • Community helpers/people at work
  • Relationships
  • Customs and celebrations

Science

  • Weather
  • Water
  • Air
  • Animal habitats and behaviors
  • Plants/gardening
  • Insects
  • Oceans
  • Body parts
  • Five senses
  • Health and nutrition
  • Magnets
  • Natural environment
  • Inquiry, exploration, and reflection

Nature Studies/Animal Studies

  • Human education
  • Farm Animals
  • New Life
  • Scats and tracks
  • Relationships
  • Metamorphosis
  • Animal homes/habitats
  • Animal adaptations
  • Migration
  • Hibernation
  • Seeds/seed travel
  • Plants
  • Maple sugaring

Language Arts

  • Literature/stories
  • Listening skills
  • Predicting outcomes
  • Following directions
  • Nursery rhymes
  • Expressing feelings and thoughts

Mathematics

  • Shapes
  • Patterns
  • Counting
  • Sequencing
  • Number recognition
  • Sorting
  • Classifying
  • Spatial relationships
  • Data collection and representation
  • One-to-one correspondence
  • Greater than/less than
  • Days of the week/months of the year

Health and Safety

  • Personal hygiene
  • Dental health
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Body parts/organs
  • Muscles
  • Exercise and rest
  • Germs
  • Diseases
  • Common cold
  • Dressing for weather and activity
  • Safety rules to and from school
  • Classroom safety

Life Skills/Character Education

  • Responsibility
  • Interpreting and following rules
  • Making choices
  • Bathroom management
  • Self-help skills (dressing, snapping, zipping, hygiene, etc.)
  • Manners and courtesy
  • Respect for other people
  • Respect for materials
  • Respect for the environment
  • Accepting differences
  • Table manners and portion control
  • Cooking and food preparation
  • Planting and gardening

Creative Arts

  • Exploring different media
  • Colors
  • Texture
  • Self-expression
  • Art appreciation
  • Style and techniques

Foreign Language — Spanish

  • Greetings
  • Numbers and counting
  • Colors
  • Shapes
  • Family members
  • Animals around the farm
  • Household items
  • Sports and games
  • Things at school
  • Food
  • Articles of clothing
  • Calendar (days and months)
  • Weather
  • Feelings
  • Modes of travel
  • Basic conversational phrases

Music & Movement

  • Rhythm instruments
  • Simple melodies
  • Gross motor skill
  • Moving to music
  • Finger plays
  • Music appreciation
  • Listening activities