APC Dayschool Curriculum Preschool (ages 3 - 5)
Through direct experience, structured and free play, and social interaction, our Preschool offers a well-balanced program designed to prepare your child for future schooling and maturation.
We take care to ensure each child’s total development is addressed by the following goals:
- To provide a loving, Christian environment in which to encourage and challenge each child.
- To help each child develop an attitude of eagerness and joy about learning.
- To encourage each child to grow socially, emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually.
- To help each child discover his/her own uniqueness and importance.
- To provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum upon which to lay the foundation for future school work.
Our preschool curriculum is divided into seven areas:
- Social and Emotional to develop confidence, curiosity, initiative, self-direction and self-control.
- Physical Development by participating in a variety of gross and fine motor skills.
- Creative Expression through participation in music, art, and drama activities.
- Language by developing listening skills, discriminate beginning sounds, age-appropriate writing and expressive skills.
- Mathematics through sorting, classify and identify basic shapes, patterns, and numbers.
- Science through acquired knowledge related to life, physical, Earth and health science.
- Social Studies by developing an appreciation for his/her role as a member of the family, classroom, and community.
Parents Morning Out (18 months to 3 years)
APC is committed to providing quality childcare for busy parents through our Parents Morning Out program.
Our goals for Parents Morning Out are:
- To ensure a safe, loving environment for your child.
- To offer a variety of activities to stimulate the emotional, social, physical, mental, and spiritual development of each child.
- To maintain a sensitive and caring staff.
- To keep parents informed of their child’s activities and progress.
Our curriculum is divided into three areas:
- Social Development by developing confidence, curiosity, initiative, self-direction, and self-control.
- Physical Development by participating in a variety of gross and fine motor activities.
- Cognitive Development through participating in age-appropriate activities to develop vocabulary, object recognition and simple concepts.