Wesleyan Preschool - Program For 4 Year-Olds

Social and Emotional Skills

  • Building independence 
  • Sharing
  • Taking turns
  • Resolving peer conflicts
  • Working cooperatively
  • Creating play environments
  • Developing creativity through social interaction
  • Handling disappointment
  • Socializing with classmates
  • Learning and showing empathy
  • Developing and using kindness to others
  • Cleaning up
  • Organizing supplies
  • Listening to others
  • Following directions

Readiness Skills

  • Alphabet recognition
  • Color recognition and exploration
  • Rhyming
  • Sequencing
  • Phonetic awareness
  • Recognizing classmates names
  • Left to right progression
  • Use of basic concepts in activities
  • Counting to 30
  • Number recognition to 20
  • Shape recognition
  • Simple patterns
  • Sorting and classifying
  • Graphing
  • Predicting and estimating
  • Measurement
  • Problem solving
  • Calendar skills

Literacy Development

  • Picture books
  • Non-fiction
  • Experience stories
  • Print rich classrooms
  • Making charts
  • Book making
  • Writing Center
  • Songs
  • Poetry
  • Poetry and song notebook
  • Finger Plays

Motor Skills

  • Name writing
  • Letter and numeral stamping
  • Letter and numeral writing in a variety of ways
  • Cutting
  • Playdough

Community Awareness

  • Field trips
  • Dentist visit
  • Community helper visits
  • Holiday programs
  • Giving and sharing days
  • Class presentations

5-Day Program for 4 Year-Olds

Our 5 day program follows the same curriculum as our three day program plus adds further enrichment in all areas of curriculum. Additional areas of study include:

  • Continents Unit
  • Measurement Unit
  • Creation of Terrarium
  • Graphing Unit
  • Solar System Unit
  • Weather Unit
  • Five Senses Unit
  • Additional field trips