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Classes & Curriculum

Park Ridge Preschool

Early Preschool Curriculum

2.5 Year Olds

The Early Preschool Curriculum focuses on themes with corresponding Bible Stories.  Bible Stories are supported with memory verses, songs and finger plays, poems or nursery rhymes.  Academically, an Early Preschooler is introduced to colors, shapes, counting to 10, and saying letters.  The child is also taught self-care and manners along with personal information.

In the Early Preschool Curriculum the child will... 

  • be introduced to and know several Bible stories, Memory Verses, Nursery Rhymes, Finger plays, and Songs which they can recall when prompted

  • know his/her first, middle, and last name along with his/her dad's, mom's, and sibling(s) names

  • know the name of his/her home town and state

  • say each letter of the alphabet in order

  • be introduced to pointing and counting numbers 1-10

  • be introduced to various colors and shapes

  • be introduced to many books

  • increase in fine and gross motor skills

  • understand basic manners and self-care points

Preschool Curriculum

3 Year Olds

The Preschool Curriculum consists of a chronological study of  Bible stories starting in Genesis.  Each Bible story is supported with a memory verse, song, and finger play or nursery rhyme.  Academically, a 3-year-old learns colors, Letter of the Week consisting of the uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and basic math skills including shapes, sorting, spatial concepts, and patterns.  Gross and fine motor skill activities are also included in this curriculum.

In the Preschool Curriculum the child will...

  • Know several Bible stories, Memory Verses, Nursery Rhymes, Finger plays, and Songs which they can recall when prompted 

  • Know the names of all  of the uppercase and lowercase letters

  • Know the phonetic sound of all of the letters

  • Be able to correctly trace all uppercase and lowercase letters with their finger

  • Know by name and be able to correctly trace the numbers 1-15 with their finger

  • Be able to identify varius colors and shapes

  • Be able to say the letters of their first name as well as write them using all capital letters

  • Be introduced to many books

  • Increase in fine and gross motor skills

Pre-kindergarten Curriculum

4 Year Olds

The 4 year old Curriculum is geared towards those children who will be entering Kindergarten the following year.  It consists of the Fruits of the Spirit and character traits which are supported through Bible characters, memory verses, and songs.

Academically, a 4-year-old learns how to write letters, numbers, name, his/her phone number and address as well as learning about the seasons, senses, and tying a shoe, to name a few.  Also, basic math such as shapes, colors, spatial concepts, sorting opposites, sequencing, and patterns are learned.  Gross and motor skill activities along with visual perception activities are also a part of this curriculum.

In the Prekindergarten Curriculum the child will.....

  • know several Bible stories, memory verses, and songs which they can recall when prompted

  • know the name of each letter in the alphabet - lowercase and uppercase

  • know the phonetic sound of all letters

  • be able to correctly write the lower and uppercase letters of the alphabet

  • know by name and be able to correctly write the numbers 1-25

  • be able to identify various colors and shapes

  • be able to demonstrate spatial concepts, sorting, sequencing, and patterns

  • be able write both their first and last name using a capital letter for the first letter of their name

  • be able say their full name, address, and phone number

  • be able to politely answer the phone and call 911

  • be introduced to many books

  • increase in find and gross motor skills along with visual perception skills

In the Advanced Curriculum the child will...[Only for highly capable  Pre-K students]

  • know several Bible stories, memory verses and songs which the child can recall when prompted

  • be able to say the names of the books in the Old Testament

  • know the name of each letter in the alphabet - lowercase and uppercase

  • know the phonetic sound of all letters and words that begin with the letter

  • be able to correctly write the lower and uppercase letters of the alphabet

  • know by name and be able to correctly write and group the numbers 0-40

  • be able to count backwards from 10-0 and count by 10's to 100

  • be able to identify various colors and shapes

  • be able to demonstrate spatial concepts, sorting, sequencing, and patterns

  • be able to name the daily weather as well as appropriate clothing needed for the day's weather

  • be able write both their first and last name using a capital letter for the first letter of their name

  • be able say their full name, address and phone number

  • be introduced to coins, the clock, and addition

  • be able to classify animals and plants along with modes of transportation

  • age-appropriately be able to handle emergency situations

  • identify community helpers and the roles they play in the child's life

  • be introduced to his/her place in the world by looking at maps and by studying his/her state and country

  • be able to say the Pledge of Allegiance

  • begin to experiment with weight of various objects

  • be able to classify items as living or non-living

  • be able to name various holidays and explain the central theme of each

  • be able to help with basic chores around the home

  • be able to take care of basic hygiene and personal needs

  • be able to politely answer the phone and call 911

  • be able to name the five senses and give examples of each

  • be able to name and explain the parts of a book as well as what is needed to put a book together

  • be able to read 28 sight words

  • be introduced to many books

  • increase fine and gross motor skills along with visual perception skills