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5 years

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Our Kindergarten program provides a warm, welcoming environment where your child can grow from a bundle of joy to a bundle of curiosity. Your child’s primary caregiver is a nurturing child development professional who is focused on creating experiences and opportunities that invite exploration and support the rapid and important development that is occurring in a child’s fifth year.

Target Communication Milestones

  The child tells you at least two things about common objects.

The child uses endings of words, such as ,” “-ed,” and “-ing.”

Without giving help by pointing or repeating directions, the child follows three directions that are unrelated to one another.

The child uses four- and five-word sentences.

When talking about something that already happened, the child use words that end in “-ed,” such as “walked,” “jumped/’ or “played.”

Target Fine Motor Milestones

The child hops up and down on either the right foot or the left foot at least one time without losing balance or falling.

While standing, the child throws a ball overhand in the direction of a person standing at least 6 feet away.

The child jumps forward a distance of 20 inches from a standing position, starting with their feet together.

The child catches a larger ball with both hands.

Without holding onto anything, child stands on one foot for at least 5 seconds without losing their balance and putting their foot down.

The child walks on tiptoes for 15 feet.

The child can unbutton one or more buttons.

The child colors mostly within the lines in a coloring book or within the lines of a 2-inch circle that you draw.

The child traces on a line without going off of it more than twice.

Target Problem-Solving Milestones

When shown objects and asked, “What color is this?” the child names five different colors, like red, blue, yellow, orange, black, white, or pink.

The child dresses up and “play-acts,” pretending to be someone or something else.
If you place five objects in front of the child, they count them by saying, “One, two, three, four, five” in order.

When asked, “Which circle is smallest?” the child points to the smallest circle.
The child counts up to 15 without making mistakes.
The child knows the names of numbers.

Target Personal-Social Milestones

Child washes hands using soap and water and dry off with a towel without help.

Child tells you the names of two or more playmates.

Child serves themself, taking food from one container to another using utensils.

Target Reading Milestones 

Students continue to develop pre-reading skills by saying words with consonant blends, consonant-controlled vowels, and long vowels produced by the silent e.

Students master pre-reading skills by trying to decode wirds with various vowel combinations

Target Math Milestones

The child continues horizontal addition with larger numbers. Mastering addition ensures a smooth introduction to subtraction in this level.

This level aims to develop mental calculations, while strengthening students’ concentration ability and their work skills.

Music Goals

Introspection: The child will learn to recognize the lack of coordination between singing, chanting, breathing, and movement.

Coordination: Child will learn to coordinate singing with breathing and movement.

Kinetic Learning Goals

Badminton, Balloons/Bubbles, Basketball, Bean Bags, Bouncing, Bowling, Football, Frisbee Golf, Hockey, Hula Hoops, Hurdles, Jai Lai/Scoops, Jump Rope, Kickball, Lacrosse, NoodleKinetics, Nutrition, Obstacle Courses, and more!

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