Threes

three year old preschool class in chester county paMonday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday or Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday

Completely potty trained

The Threes class learns through physical play and a variety of hands on activities. Each day is a different theme that includes language development, simple math concepts, arts and crafts, stories, music, and interactive games that provide the child the opportunity for having fun and meeting new friends in a nurturing environment. The children are taught Nursery Rhymes each month that aid in developing phonemic awareness, a crucial first step in learning to read. The children learn about God’s wonderful love for them through Bible stories and verses.

General Overview of Curriculum Themes

(Each preschool day has a more specific theme)

September:
Welcome to School; Learn all about each other!
October:
Community Helpers; Harvest Time
(Harvest Party)
November:
Pilgrims and Native Americans; Thanksgiving preparations!
(Thankful Feast)
December:
Christmas!
(Happy Birthday, Jesus!)
January:
Hooray for Winter! Hibernation
(A visit from the Great Valley Nature Center)
February:
Colors (especially red!); Fairy Tales
(Valentine’s Party)
March:
Opposites: Spring/New Life
(Easter celebration)
April:
Food and more food!
(Field trip to a local farm)
May:
Busy Bees; Fun for all!
(Messy Day: Closing Program)

Daily Schedule

Welcome/Circle Time (25 minutes) – Interactive activity, discuss weather, story, songs, and finger plays

Centers (40 minutes) – Social, language, math, fine/gross motor, art, science

Music/Creative Movement (30 minutes)

Outdoor Time (15 minutes) – The children enjoy our spacious, fenced-in playground area as often as possible or play downstairs in our large recreation hall

Snack (15 minutes)

Bible Circle Time (20 minutes) – Bible story, songs, prayer time

Get ready for dismissal (5 minutes)