4 Year Old Curriculum

Science Discovery

  • Five Senses
  • Nutrition/Exercise
  • Gardening
  • Insects/Butterflies/Birds
  • The Body
  • Pond Life
  • Ocean Life
  • Dental Health
  • Outer Space
  • Seasons/Weather
  • Animals/Farm/Zoo
  • Dinosaurs
  • Earth/Recycling/Conservation
  • Colors

Language Arts

  • Handwriting skills
    • Basic number formations
    • Letter formations including upper and lower case
    • Name formation with capitalization
  • Alphabet Skills
    • Letter Recognition
    • Letter Sounds
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Fairy Tales
  • Weekly Reader
  • Associates words with text
  • Tells short personal narrative
  • Reads print from left to right
  • Recognizes som

Social Studies

  • Family and Friends
  • Holidays
  • Child Safety
  • Transportation
  • Daily Calendar
  • Days/Months/Years
  • Community Helpers
  • Manners
  • Cooperation
  • All About Me
  • Fire Prevention
  • World cultures
  • Feelings/Emotions
  • Communication
  • Physically Challenged

Arts & Crafts

  • Sculpting:
    • Clay
    • Putty
  • Painting:
    • Tempera Paints
    • Water Colors
  • Drawing:
    • Pencil
    • Crayon
    • Markers
    • Chalks
  • Creating:
    • Glue
    • Glitter
    • Fabrics
    • Papers
    • Feathers
    • Nature materials

Math Skills

  • Simple addition
  • Measuring/Volume
  • Number Recognition
  • Estimating
  • Size
  • Counting
  • Categorizing
  • Shapes
  • Concept of zero
  • Patterns
  • Sequencing
  • Spatial Relations

Music & Movement

  • Instruments
  • Rhythm
  • Sounds – loud and soft
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Parachute Play
  • Gross Motor Games
  • Bean Bag Play
  • Music from around the globe
  • Records
  • Obstacle Courses

Special Activities

  • Field Trips
  • Computer Labs
  • Block Corners
  • Water/Sensory Table
  • In-house presenters
  • Cooking Explorations
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Dramatic Play
  • Parties
  • Multicultural Celebrations

Classroom Skills

  • Social Skills
  • Independence Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Practical Life Skills
  • Introduction to Foreign Language
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Listening
  • Following Directions
  • Scissors Skills
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