aloha  Christian preschool


A ministry of Aloha Church of God

Classes are a blend of teacher-directed and child-driven activities. The curriculum is presented in units of study (i.e. Fall, Family, Magnets, etc.) Listed below are some of the curriculum goals for the 4’s program.

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
   Curriculum for Pre-School Four Year Old's

Daily Schedule

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's Program

Four Years Old - 3 days per week (Age 4 by September 1st)

Skills Encouraged

  • Language and Social Development
  • Academic Development (Colors and shapes, counting, science and math exploration, letter and number recognition)
  • ​Self-Reliance and Self-Control
  • Good Work Habits (Follow directions, clean up and care of toys, etc.)
  • Sharing
  • Music AppreciationFine Motor Skills (Use of pencil, paint, scissors)

  • Large Motor Skills Coordination