This Pre-Kindergarten Program is designed to be a transition between Preschool and Kindergarten. The curriculum involves a multi-sensory approach to the alphabet and number concepts. It includes the following goals: developing language skills, teaching sound-symbol associations through Zoo Phonics, and developing thinking skills in an orderly sequence. Learning areas include: science exploration, cooking, art, music, drama, large motor activities, geography, money and community awareness. Our aim is to help each child develop positive skills that will carry him/her into kindergarten and beyond!
Meet Our Fantastic Young-Fives Teachers!
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We're moving up to Kindergarten!!
What an amazing and fantastic year we have had in our Young Fives class! There has been nothing else like it! Whether it was the light bulbs popping on small group instruction days, the science experiments on our whacky science Wednesdays, the many interesting social studies units we did, or the "fun Fridays" we had; not to mention that we are all reading now!
Holy cowtails!! It has been a spectacular year, and one that we will not soon forget.
We shall miss all our friends as they each venture out our doors and onto a new pathway. But we will always remember this terrific year, and continue to hold those friendships near and dear to our hearts.
Congratualtions to the Young Fives Graduating class of 2013!
Wish list items
'iStartSmart' Computer System!
CALENDAR AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Miss Meredith attended Vassar College, where she earned her degree in both Psychology and Education.
Miss Casey graduated from Spring Arbor University with a degree in elementary education with secondary endorsements in laguage arts and history. She has a strong background in early childhood development from Lansing Community College.
Miss Wendy comes to us after having taught for many years at the Little Fisherman Preschool. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University in Science Education with a biology emphasis, and also earned her Provisional Certificate for Kindergarten-5th grade.