Three Year Olds

Preschool Curriculum 

Social and Emotional Development 

Takes care of personal needs, follows classroom rules, uses manners, uses words to express emotions, plays cooperatively, engages in group activities...

Language Development 

Speaks in complete sentences, can say first and last name, understands and responds to simple questions, retells familiar stories, engages in phonemic awareness activities, produces letter sounds...

Cognitive Development 

Names colors and shapes, sorts objects, verbally counts to 10 or beyond, counts objects using 1 to 1 correspondence, understands positional words, recognizes first name in print, knows simple opposites, identifies rhyming words, replicates simple patterns...

Fine Motor Skills 

Builds with blocks & Legos, puts inset puzzles together independently, uses scissors correctly, copies shapes, holds writing & coloring utensils correctly...

Gross Motor Skills 

Throws, catches, kicks a ball, balances, hops on 2 feet, gallops, runs around obstacles, dances to music...

Spiritual Development 

Sits well in chapel, sings Bible songs, knows who Jesus is, understands God's word is the Bible...

Sample Schedule 

8:30-9:15 Center time & art

9:15-9:30 Chapel

9:30-9:45 Snack

9:45-10:15 Whole group circle

10:15-10:45 Outside play

10:45-11:15 Center time

11:15-11:45 Whole group circle

12:00 Dismissal for 1/2 day students

11:45-12:30 Lunch for full day students

12:30-1:00 Outdoor play

1:00-3:00 Nap time

3:00-3:30 Snack & centers

3:30 Dismissal