Wesleyan Preschool - Daily Program For 2 Year-Olds
Preschool is the child's bridge carrying him from home to his entrance into an organized school experience.
Arrival - Parents bring children directly into the classroom Children will have a settling in time to interact with materials teacher has placed on tables.
Circle Time - Very brief sharing time, helpers chart, discussion of special interest topic for each day.
Creative Play - Children may choose from different activities.
Possible interest areas:
- Building & dramatic play with blocks
- Family living area
- Manipulatives - Puzzles, beads, pegs, building toys, pattern blocks, unifix cubes, various counters, matching games, etc.
- Easel painting
- Water table
- Library corner
- Trains, trucks, and cars
- Art activity with crayons, markers, glue, etc.
Play is the chief avenue of learning. Through self-selected play children can develop physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually in ways consistent with their individual needs.
Clean Up - We encourage all children to participate regardless what they played with. We encourage cooperation by all.
Snack - A nutritious snack is provided by the school. Children help by passing out the cups, napkins, and snack. Grace is said before snack.
Large Motor Activities - Movement activities, records, parachute play, indoor play in the Big Room. Outdoor play on the playground will be included as the children become more familiar with the school.
Music - Singing, fingerplays, rhythm instruments, and CD's
Story Time - A story is read usually following the theme of the day.
Dismissal - The children are dressed in their outerwear and seated with all their belongings to greet parents as they enter the room.
Our atmosphere is supportive, caring, loving and positive, with a relaxed, comfortable, but well planned program. We will give the children basic experiences to enhance their future learning.