Preschool

Preschool Classes

Preschool classes are offered for those who have turned 3 years old prior to September 1st of the year they are enrolled.

Preschool classes are offered in a half day or full day format. Half day students attend classes from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and full day students attend classes 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Before and after school extended care is also available if needed.

Preschool three-year-old classes (half day or full day) are on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Language Arts

  1. Classic children’s literature
  2. Communication skills
  3. Reading readiness activities
  4. Letters of the alphabet
  5. Visual discrimination
  6. Sequencing and matching activities
  7. Phonemic awareness
  8. Name recognition
  9. Handwriting skills

Math

  1. Shapes
  2. One-to-one correspondence
  3. Patterns
  4. Sorting and sets
  5. Counting
  6. Number meaning and recognition
  7. Graphing
  8. Comparing
  9. Measuring
  10. Opposites
  11. Spatial relationships

Science

  1. The human body
  2. God’s creatures
  3. Weather
  4. The earth and solar system
  5. The senses
  6. Insects, bugs, and spiders
  7. Dinosaurs
  8. Seasons
  9. Flowers and plants
  10. Butterflies and caterpillars
  11. Wind
  12. Ecology

Social Studies

  1. Fire prevention and safety
  2. Community helpers
  3. Transportation
  4. Texas
  5. Pilgrims
  6. Native Americans
  7. Holidays
  8. Dramatic play

Centers

  1. Play dough
  2. Science           
  3. Computer
  4. Math   
  5. Puzzles
  6. Blocks 
  7. Books
  8. Art      
  9. Manipulatives
  10. Texture table
  11. Writing

Art

  1. Creative exploration with markers, paint, chalk, crayons, etc.
  2. Crafts
  3. Art techniques and tools

Storytime

  1. Books
  2. Finger plays and puppets
  3. Nursery rhymes

Music and Movement

  1. Singing Bible songs, learning songs, hymns of the church
  2. Music concepts: fast/slow, loud/soft
  3. Rhythm instruments
  4. Creative movement
  5. Circle games

Physical Activities

  1. Gross motor skills
  2. PE class each week
  3. Outdoor play time
  4. Indoor play time in gym
  5. Muscle room activities

Field Trips

  1. Outdoor Education Day
  2. Field Day at Faith
  3. Owen’s Big Orange Pumpkin Patch
  4. Heritage Farmstead/Woelmer Farm