TEDDY BEAR CLASS

Two year old children will gain the experience of being comfortable in a classroom setting, with other children, with age-appropriate teacher instruction. The children will: 

  • Gain comfort in classroom setting
  • Interact socially with other children their age
  • Have the opportunity to share, take turns and express themselves
  • Experience gentle instruction from aqualified teacher
  • Be exposed to books through story
  • Learn a variety of songs and finger play activities
  • Have an opportunity to create simple craft projects
  • Be exposed to developmental concepts, such as color, body parts, spatial relationships, and shapes
  • Have opportunity to separate from parent in carefully orchestrated situations       

BUTTERFLY CLASS

Three year old children will gain independence and confidence, develop peer socialization skills, and be exposed to a variety of literacy and concept awareness activities. The children will:

  • Gain independence by separating from parent
  • Engage in cooperative learning and play activities
  • Learn to recognize their name
  • Develop fine motor skills through various activities such as tracing, puzzles, manipulatives and daily art projects
  • Build their vocabulary through finger play, songs, stories, circle time discussions, sharing and dramatic play
  • Recognize attributes of objects through matching and sorting activities
  • Develop number and spatial concepts through manipulatives and puzzles
  • Be exposed to various sensory activities Identify shapes and colors 
  • Follow simple directions
  • Develop a sense of respect for others, for property and for themselves
  • Develop cognitive skills through simple problem solving activities, guessing games and use of imagination   

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BEAVER CLASS

Four year old children will learn valuable social skills through structured “play” activities. Kindergarten readiness will be developed through age-appropriate instruction in literacy and pre-academics. The children will:    

  • Identify and write their own name
  • Recite popular nursery rhymes
  • Begin to recognize words that rhyme
  • Recite the days of the week and the months of the year
  • Develop phonemic awareness by naming letters of the alphabet, their sounds and beginning word sounds
  • Engage in various pre-writing activities
  • Develop math skills by identifying numbers, counting both in sequence and through one-to-one correspondence, and estimating
  • Identify and construct patterns
  • Explore various properties of science and investigating, making predictions, and drawing conclusions
  • Be able to sequence events and arrange objects in order
  • Determine how objects are alike and identify opposites
  • Be able to listen and follow three step directions            
Our Center

The Children’s Center is a mission of the Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church  and located on the church's grounds.  We provide wholesome learning and a growing environment enriched with Christian Values.

 
Our Hours

SCHOOL HOURS:

6:30 am. to 6:00 pm PT
Monday through Friday.

 
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