aloha Christian preschool
A ministry of Aloha Church of God
Integrate learning in interest areas such as math, science, social studies, health, etc. through meaningful play activities, examples: building with blocks; measuring through cooking activities, water and sand play; observing environmental changes; sorting objects; exploring (e.g. animals, plants, wheels and gears), singing and listening to music, drawing; painting and working with clay.
Bible Stories from the Bible are taught to convey God’s love for us and how God wants us to treat one another.
Fun and educational field trips taken to various locations such as a Pumpkin Patch, a working farm.
Increase large motor skill development through opportunities to run, jump, balance, etc.
Increase small motor skills through activities such as pegboards, puzzles, painting, cutting, and writing.
Artistic expression is encouraged through the variety of art materials available and processes such as easel or finger painting, clay, play dough, mosaic material.
Oral and written communication expanded through conversation, writing and dictated stories. Respect for self and others is emphasized through peer interaction and problem solving.
Imaginative expression is encouraged through dramatic play. Themes include home and family, life on a farm, a Pet shop, a restaurant, Veterinary office, etc
Develop cognitive skills through recognition of colors, numbers, letters and sounds. Teach beginning reading skills such as left to right progression, “positional” word understanding (over, under, above, below, etc.), phonemic awareness through listening and rhyming games.
Increased attention span is developed through reading stories and group time activities
8:45 - 8:55 Welcome/Free Choice Activities
8:55 - 9:15 Circle Time (stories, songs, calendar, pledge and weather)
9:15 - 9:30 Recess
9:30 - 10:00 Bathroom then Snack time
10:00 - 10:45 Centers Room (Art, Dramatic Play, Listening Center, Science)
10:45 - 11:15 Teaching/Table Activities
11:15 - 11:25 Dismissal
Four Years Old - 3 days per week (Age 4 by September 1st)
Music AppreciationFine Motor Skills (Use of pencil, paint, scissors)
Large Motor Skills Coordination