Curriculum

 

Love to Learn Preschool’s Daily Rhythms & Curriculum

Our program includes the following:

Free play, circle time, artistic activities, visual arts, kinesthetic movement, songs, rhymes, puppets, drawing, painting, sculpture, story time, poetry, games, drama, dance, music, rhythm, crafts, print making, coloring, imagination adventures, recycle art, studying the masters of art, sensory exploration, building, puzzles, legos, costumes, water play, interest centers, and dramatic play.

The general structure & rhythm of a love to learn preschool day:

9:00am - 9:30       - Interest Centers & Free Choice

9:30 - 10:00          - Circle Time & Literacy

10:00 - 10:30        - Fine Arts & Crafts

10:30 - 11:00        - Snack & Story Time

11:00 -11:30         - Creative Movement & Rhythm

11:30- 12:00         - Math & Science Exploration

*We will be having fine art specialists join our classes on a regular basis.

*We celebrate traditional Christian holidays in the classroom, but respect all cultural traditions.

*We custom tailor our curriculum to incorporate the interests of the students and to include a wide variety of resources.

Some resources we will be using in our curriculum:

*Zoo-phonics – www.zoo-phonics.com

*Handwriting without Tears & Get Set For School - www.hwtears.com

*My Writing Journals – www.dmatteson.com

Books:

*Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters by MaryAnn Kohl

*Science Arts: Discovering Science through Art Experiences by MaryAnn Kohl

*Storybook Art: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators by MaryAnn Kohl

*Math Arts: Exploring Math Through Art for 3 to 6 year olds by MaryAnn Kohl

*Preschool Art: It’s Process, Not the Product! by MaryAnn Kohl

*Child’s Play: 200 Instant Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers by Leslie Hamilton

*Art Lab for little kids: 52 Playful Projects for Preschoolers by Susan Schwake

*Little Hands Art Book: Exploring Arts & Crafts with 2-6 year olds by Judy Press

*Science is Simple: Over 250 Activities for Preschoolers by Peggy Ashbrook