The preschool program features a curriculum developed by the early childhood experts of The Creative Curriculum® System for Preschool. Developers include experienced teachers and administrators who have implemented The Creative Curriculum® in their own programs, as well as nationally recognized content area experts. The Creative Curriculum® System for Preschool is based on the latest research of how young children develop and learn. In addition to implementing this nationally acclaimed curriculum, our teachers utilize our own curriculum and incorporate educationally focused learning centers and free play throughout the day for the students.
An independent, two-year impact study found that The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is effective in helping children achieve positive outcomes. Specifically:
Another new report reveals that children in classrooms using The Creative Curriculum® and Teaching Strategies GOLD® together had greater growth and higher positive outcomes.
A Child’s University is proud to utilize both The Creative Curriculum® and Teaching Strategies Gold®.
|7:30 to 8:50||Arrivals / Center Play / Hand Washing|
|8:50 to 9:00||Clean Up / Transition to Outdoor Play|
|9:00 to 9:30||Outdoor Play|
|9:30 to 9:55||Morning Snack|
|9:55 to 10:00||Transition to Circle Time|
|10:00 to 10:20||Morning Circle Time|
|10:25 to 11:00||Center Rotation
Students Rotate in their same group. Group one starts at center 1, group two at center 2, group three starts at center 3. Centers change each 10-15 minutes traveling from center to center in consecutive order.
Center 1 : Readiness and Writing / ACU Activity ( If a child is complete they can go to the library or listening center )
Center 2 : Number and Math ( If a child is complete they can go to sensory/science )
Center 3 : Language & Literacy Activities and Circles / Calendar
|11:00 to 11:30||Enrichment|
|11:30 to 12:10||Hand Washing / Lunch|
|12:10 to 12:30||Clean Up / Bathroom Break|
|12:30 to 2:45||Nap / Quiet Activities|
|2:45 to 3:00||Clean Up Cots / Bathroom Break / Transition to Tables for Snack|
|3:00 to 3:30||Afternoon Snack|
|3:30 to 4:00||Afternoon Outdoor Play|
|4:00 to 5:00||Afternoon Circle Time / Afternoon Center Play|
each activity includes ample time for the children to transition to the next activity