PreK 4 Classrooms

Thania Ortiz & Jennifer Hirschi Email Us
Arleen Demmi-Blanton  & Donna Gunnin Email Us

December Newsletter

BRIDGES along with the WEE Learn curriculum provides a framework on which teachers can build an early childhood program that allows children to grow and develop as Jesus did—in “wisdom and stature” and in “favor  with God and man” (Luke 2:52).  A child’s growth and development is viewed as a process, not an event.  Development begins when the child is conceived and continues throughout life.  Our curriculum will provide a range of activities which are designed to meet the needs of four and five year olds at their level of development along the growth continuum. Teachers provide guidance and activities in each unit to help each child develop language, reading, writing, and math skills appropriate to his or her stage of development.

Physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual development are equal in importance.  The teacher will select activities which provide a balanced program of early childhood education.

Our curriculum is developed around themes which provide opportunities for children to learn about God’s world and how to live in it.  Activities embrace physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual development with each topic.  The themes are designed to help lay a foundation for understanding God, Jesus, the Bible, the church, self, others and the natural world.  Teachers plan activities that will meet the specific need and interest of each PreK 4 student.

The following are some PreK 4 themes for the 2015 – 2016 school year:

Ready, Set, Go
All About Me
Taking Care of My Body
Sensational Senses
All About Others-Multicultural
Life on the Farm/Planting Veggies
God’s Fall Gifts
We Do For Others
We Thank God
Celebrate Christmas
Happy Birthday Jesus
God’s Winter Gifts
Sun, Moon, Stars, Also Space
From Here to There – Space
Machines & More
Safety Helpers – Shapes, Signs & More
Communication/Love
Insects & Spiders
Life in Bible Times/Jesus as a Boy
Life in Bible Times/Jesus as a Man
Jump Into Spring
Easter/Butterflies
Church Helpers
Wonderful Wild Animals
Celebrate the Arts
I Take Care of My World
Playful Pets
My Family & Me
Nursery Rhymes
The Amazing Outdoors
Water World
My Favorite Things

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