CURRICULUM GOALS TEST
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Children will have opportunities to develop social skills in positive and rewarding relationships with peers and teachers. Cooperative play, sharing, and interacting with others while developing self worth and self esteem. Separation from primary caregivers and developing strategies for appropriate self control, handling emotions, and personal space.
Engaging in activities, language skills, alphabet and number recognition, early math skills, and kinesthetic learning. Children will increase their abilities to focus by following directions and concentration skills during daily routines.
GROSS MOTOR SKILLS
Skills using the large muscles of the body. These skills are strengthened daily through recess time, both indoor and outdoor. Children gain confidence, strength, and body awareness when skills such as running, jumping, climbing, riding bikes, etc. are practiced.
FINE MOTOR SKILLS
Skills using the small muscles which control hand, fingers, and thumb. These skills are increased and strengthened to prepare children for writing through crafts with scissors, gluing, coloring, painting, and playing with various fine motor toys. These activities are beneficial to promote creativity as well as develop fine motor skills.