Together We Grow Preschool

An Extraordinary Preschool Program in Wellesley MA

Curriculum and Goals

Listed below are the skills young children learn through self-discovery, teacher-directed activities and from watching each other. These skills will foster security, self-esteem and cognitive learning. It will empower them to make decisions, make friends, overcome their apprehensions and become more independent. Above all, at the end of their early childhood years, these skills will prepare them for their next level of development.

curriculum

curriculum

SOCIAL SKILLS

  • Becoming a member of a group
  • Learning how to “be a good friend”
  • Independence
  • Sharing and taking turns
  • Verbal expression of feelings
  • Learning about the rules of the school

CULTURAL AND DIVERSITY AWARENESS

  • Learning about families
  • Learning about people’s differences
  • Learning about other traditions and customs
  • Learning about celebrations

FINE AND GROSS MOTOR SKILLS

  • Exposure to art supplies and manipulative tools
  • Exposure to tactile (touch) materials and blocks
  • Climbing, jumping, running, balancing (large muscles)

MATH SKILLS

  • Manipulation and sorting materials
  • Understanding size, color, shape and weight of objects
  • Counting and number recognition
  • Simple patterns, sequences, matching and opposites

LANGUAGE/ART SKILLS

  • Learning about books and reading stories
  • Learning about words, meanings and objects
  • Writing and creative skills, letter recognition
  • Sharing ideas through circle, drama, storytelling and puppet theatre

MUSIC SKILLS

  • Learn about sound and tones
  • Singing songs
  • Instruments
  • Dance and creative movement

SCIENCE SKILLS

  • Learning through five senses
  • Learning about seasons, weather, insects, animals, etc.
  • Growing things and environmental awareness
  • Good nutrition and healthy eating habits

 

Girl learns the sense of smell

sense of smell

Girls seeing

viewfinder

Children learn sense of hearing

 sense of hearing

Boy seeing

sense of sight