Preschool

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Preschool

Age Range:
2 - 3 years
Areas of Learning:

Language & Cognitive Development

Bible Focus

Social & Emotional Development

Creative Arts & Expression

Music & Movement

A good Preschool can make a difference in a child’s future school years. We offer individual programs for children to help them learn in an environment that is fun. Some learning centers our Preschoolers explore are music, science, math, language arts and manipulative play. Preparing our Preschoolers for school readiness is important to us.

Faith-Based Values

The Christian message of God’s grace, love, and forgiveness is the foundation of all learning. The Preschool program at Faith Preschool Academy encourages children to grow in all developmental areas while experiencing God’s love. On a daily basis there is a Bible lesson, carried out through music & movement, language development, motor skills activities, creative arts, social/emotional development, sensory exploration, and outdoor play. Most importantly, the teachers at Faith Preschool Academy incorporate Christ’s love into their lesson plans and demonstrate His love throughout each and every day.

Safe, Secure, & Nurturing Environment

In the Preschool age group, children begin to have an increased attention span, activity level, and need to satisfy their curiosity. We create a more structured environment, increase opportunities for exploration, and place an emphasis on cognitive skills.

Curriculum concentrates on faith development, pre-reading, pre-mathematics, science, creative arts and music. Planned activities reinforce the natural learning that is a part of every activity in a child’s day. The children select activities from a variety of interest centers that reflect a weekly theme. Learning activities alternate with classroom and outside activities.

Consistency is given through routine, while a variety of activities stimulate all areas of development. Social interaction is encouraged, communication and cognitive skills enhanced, and emotional and spiritual development carefully nurtured.

Quality Child Care Begins with Quality Programs

Pinnacle Early Childhood Curriculumâ„¢ is designed to engage children in developmentally appropriate activities that move them toward their potential. Pinnacle Curriculum for three and four-year olds, follows a daily activity format that matches the ever changing needs of each rapidly developing child! Each age group has a separate curriculum that is specific to their educational and emotional needs, interests, and activity level. Pinnacle Curriculum provides for these age groups small and large group time activities, along with center-based activities for as many centers as a classroom can hold. The activities in Pinnacle Curriculum meet learning objectives that will help each child move towards their potential as they explore and experiment with materials and activities in the classroom.

Units of Learning in Preschool

  • Music & Movement
  • Bible Focus
  • Language & Cognitive Development
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skills
  • Social & Emotional Development
  • Creative Arts & Expression
  • Sensory Exploration
  • Outdoor Learning

In the Preschool program each child’s developmental growth and development are assessed on an ongoing basis. Each child has an Individual Child Profile which consists of anecdotal notes, observations, and work samplings. Parent-Teacher Conferences are held for each child twice yearly. The teachers use the information collected in the Child Profile to individualize instruction so that the growth of each child is maximized. The preschool curriculum is one that teachers love. Quality childcare begins with quality programming. Pinnacle Early Childhood Curriculum and Leapfrog Schoolhouse is designed to engage children in developmentally appropriate activities that move them toward their potential as they explore and experiment with materials and activities in the classroom.