Program Benefits

Three Year Olds
Focuses on:

Language/Early Literacy

Color identification
Answering questions
Make story predictions
Uses 4-5 word sentences
Follow directions
Vocabulary Development

Math Skills
Matching
Object Classifications
Understanding concepts
Rote counts to 5
One-one correspondence
Calendar concepts
Schedules

Fine Motor/Gross Motor
Using scissors/cutting
Drawing shapes
Movement
Drawings
Uses crayons, pencils,
markers, paints

Social Skills
Cooperative play
Participates in groups
Transition
Turn taking

Four year Olds
Focuses on:

Language/Early Literacy
phonological awareness
Print and Alphabet
Vocabulary
Literacy text
Informational text

Cognitive
Colors
Same/Different
Problem solving
Counting /Numbers
Sense of time

Math
Sorts objects
Rote counts to 10
Numbers and Operations
First and last
Patterns
Vocabulary
Geometry
Measurement

Fine Motor/Gross Motor
Cuts a straight line
Can copy familiar words
Throws and kicks balls
Bounces balls
Moves forward and backward
with agility
Hops two feet

Social skills
Takes Turns
Makes Choices
Cooperates with other peers
inventive in fantasy play
Manages belongings
bushel of preschoolers

          Program Benefits

  1. Professional Staff bullet Professional Staff
  2. Language-based learning environmen bullett Language-based learning environment
  3. Developmentally appropriate activities bullet Developmentally appropriate activities
  4. Transition to kindergarten bullet Transition to kindergarten
  5. Building Blocks Curriculum bullet “Building Blocks” curriculum
  6. Access to gymnasium for motor skills bullet Access to gymnasium for motor skills
  7. Library visits - story time bullet Library visits - story time
  8. Read Across America - Big Buddy Program bullet Read Across America - Big Buddy Program
  9. Celebrity Readers bullet Celebrity Readers
  10. PBIS bullet PBIS
  11. Basic concept development bullet Basic concept development
  12. Motor activities bullet Motor activities
  13. Peer modeling bullet Peer modeling
  14. Social Skills bullet Social Skills
  15. Snack Drinks bullet “Snack Drinks” provided
Where is Deep
Programs are held in a space designed specifically for preschool education located at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School.
Sample Schedule
School Day Schedule

AM: 8:30-11:00
PM: 12:20-2:50


Classroom Schedule

3 year olds

Room Exploration and Table Top activities
Circle-Greeting, movement, songs, story
Snack
Whole group activity
Guided Centers
Movement
Whole group end of the day activity
Goodbye/Dismissal

4 year olds

Table Top Activities - puzzles, white boards, play dough, etc.
Big Group - attendance, pledge, calendar, story, songs
Work Stations
Bathroom and Snack
Motor Time
Mini-Group Time - handwriting, games, free choice
Journal
Departure