An Outreach Ministry of Sanlando United Methodist Church – Longwood, FL

Pre-K 1 & 2

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Our Pre-K 1 & 2 program is uniquely designed with emphasis on social/emotional development, along with Christian values, cognitive, language, and motor development.

The program is typically two days a week:

 

Monday and Wednesday 9:00am-1:45pm

or

Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-1:45pm
Typical daily schedule:

8:55 – 9:10am Welcome Time
9:10 – 9:30am Gathering/Morning Learning
9:30 – 9:45am Snack
9:45 – 10:00am Outdoor Centers/Bikes – Tuesday
10:00 – 10:30am Outdoor Learning Centers
10:30 – 11:30am Morning Learning Centers
11:30 -12:00pm Lunch
12:00 – 12:30pm Outdoor Learning Time
12:45 – 1:10pm Afternoon Learning Centers
1:10 – 1:30pm Chapel/Thursday
1:30 – 1:45pm Afternoon Gathering Time

The following 6-week units will be covered over the course of the year:

Unit 1: Learning About Myself

Unit 2: Enjoying My Family

Unit 3:Discovering Animals and Plants

Unit 4: Discovering Sky and Water

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To learn about self and others

  • Trusts known, caring adults
  • Regulates own behavior
  • Manages own feelings
  • Responds to others with growing empathy
  • Plays with other children
  • Learns to be a member of a group
Goal 2: To learn about moving

  • Demonstrates basic gross motor skills
  • Demonstrates basic fine motor skills
Goal 3: To learn about the world

  • Sustains attention
  • Understands how objects can be moved
  • Shows a beginning understanding of cause and effect
  • Shows a beginning understanding that things can be grouped
  • Uses problem-solving strategies
  • Engages in pretend play
Goal 4: To learn about communicating

  • Develops receptive language
  • Develops expressive language
  • Participates in conversations
  • Enjoys books and being read to
  • Shows an awareness of pictures and print
  • Experiments with drawing and writing