Preschool Curriculum Guide

Fine and Gross Motor Skills

  • Is able to run
  • Is able to walk in a straight line
  • Is able to jump
  • Is able to hop
  • Is able to climb stairs and walk downstairs with alternate foot
  • Is able to march
  • Is able to stand on one foot for 5-10 seconds
  • Is able to walk backwards for five feet
  • Is able to throw a ball
  • Pastes objects
  • Claps hands
  • Able to button a garment
  • Builds with blocks
  • Draws and colours beyond a simple scribble
  • Able to zip a zipper
  • Controls pencil and crayon well
  • Cuts simple shapes
  • Handles scissors well
  • Able to copy simple shapes

Social-Emotional Development

  • Can be away from parents for 3-4 hours without being upset
  • Takes care of toilet needs independently
  • Feels good about self
  • Is not afraid to go to school
  • Cares for own belongings
  • Dresses self
  • Knows how to use handkerchief or tissue
  • Knows own gender
  • Brushes teeth
  • Asks to go to school
  • Knows full name
  • Knows parents' names
  • Knows home address and phone number
  • Enters into casual conversation
  • Maintains self-control
  • Gets along well with other children
  • Plays with other children
  • Recognizes authority
  • Shares with others
  • Likes educators
  • Meets visitors without shyness
  • Puts away toys
  • Able to stay on task
  • Able to work independently
  • Helps family with chores


English

  • Listening and Sequencing
    • Follows simple directions
    • Listens to a short story
    • Listens carefully
    • Recognizes common sounds
    • Repeats a sequence of sounds
    • Repeats a sequence of orally given numbers
    • Retells simple stories in sequence
  • Reading Readiness
    • Remembers objects from a given picture
    • Knows what a letter is
    • Has been read to frequently/ daily
    • Looks at books and magazines
    • Recognizes some nursery rhymes
    • Identifies parts of the body
    • Identifies objects that have a functional use
    • Knows common farm and zoo animals
    • Reads own first and last name
    • Expresses self verbally
    • Identifies other children by name
    • Tells the meaning of simple words
    • Repeats a sentence of 6-8 words
    • Completes incomplete sentence with proper word
    • Has own books
    • Understands that print carries a message
    • Pretends to read
    • Uses left-to-right progression
    • Answers questions about a short story
    • Tells the meaning of words heard in story
    • Looks at pictures and tells a story
  • Literacy Skills
    • Alphabet recognition, reading
    • Listening & memorizing Nursery rhymes and songs
    • Social listening
    • Constructing visual images while listening
    • Oral communication skills
    • Role play
    • Following and giving directions
    • Paraphrasing and summarizing
    • Organizing ideas
    • Relating events and experiences using complete sentences
    • Listening for correct speech habits and word usage
    • Beginning writing process
    • Writing simple sentences


Maths

  • Size
    • Understands big and small, long and short
    • Matches shapes or objects based on size, colours and shapes
    • Recognizes and names primary colors
    • Recognizes shapes
    • Copies shapes
  • Numbers
    • Counts orally through 50
    • Counts objects in one-to-one correspondence
    • Understands empty and full, more and less
  • Position and Direction
    • Understands up and down
    • Understands in and out
    • Understands front and back
    • Understands over (on) and under
    • Understands top, bottom, middle
    • Understands beside and next to
    • Understands hot and cold
    • Understands fast and slow
  • Time
    • Understands date and day
    • Understands day and night
    • Understands time – hour clock
  • Numeracy Skills
    • Concepts of more, less than, same
    • Sequence of events
    • Ordinal-cardinal relationship
    • Recognition of basic sets
    • Meaning of addition and subtraction
    • Introduction to number line
    • Estimation
    • Denominations of money
    • Basic problem-solving strategies

Cognitive Development

  • Matching
  • Pairing
  • Sorting & classification
  • Familiar with colours
  • Familiar with shapes
  • Logical thinking
  • Understanding concept of time
  • Ability to co-relate: shape & object etc
  • Ability to re-call
  • Observes objects and events with curiosity
  • Solves problems using multiple strategies
  • Arranges objects in a series
  • Recognizes patterns and can repeat them
  • Sustains attention in small/large groups

Science and Geography

  • Meanings of holidays, traditions, and customs
  • Understanding and appreciating other cultures
  • Individual's role in family, home, school, and community
  • Relationship of the individual to the group
  • Work and jobs
  • Safety rules and symbols
  • Basic human needs
  • Self-respect and self-awareness
  • Awareness of others
  • Location
  • Personal hygiene
  • Good eating habits
  • Good grooming
  • Care of teeth
  • Major body parts
  • Physical fitness
  • Safety at home and school
  • Observation of everyday, familiar things
  • Common animals and plants
  • Interrelationships of animals and plants
  • Classification of living things
  • Farm animals
  • Care of pets
  • Like and unlike plants
  • Indoor plants
  • The sun: our principal source of energy
  • Weather and seasons
  • Temperature
  • Light
  • Colors
  • Senses
  • Earth, moon, stars, planets
  • Simple measurement
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