The three-year-old curricular focus begins with the foundation of life skills, communication, and educational concepts began in the previous year. This foundation is then built upon throughout the school year. The threes’ program focuses on educational concepts in literacy, language, math, as well as gross and fine motor skills that are more in depth and produce learning that reaches higher thinking levels. Differentiated instruction within the curriculum is based upon the developmental needs of each child in the classroom.
Each child will learn that they are a gift from God, made in His image, and loved so they can love others.
Each child will build vocabulary, develop and broaden listening, language, and responsive conversational skills as well as the ability to follow multi-step directions.
Each child will develop physical strength, visual motor coordination, and body awareness.
Each child will learn appropriate social interaction including self-regulation of emotions, using words to solve problems, and being a good friend by sharing, showing kindness, and thinking of others.
Each child will build independence within the classroom including life skills such as self-care, nutrition, and completing tasks with little or no assistance as developmentally appropriate.
Each child will continue to learn how to be a member of a peer group and how to follow a classroom routine.
Each child will develop previously learned foundational academic skills to a deeper level of understanding and application. These include areas in literacy and pre-reading skills, mathematics, and fine motor development.
Each child will learn proper partner and group interaction to solve problems and complete projects.
Each child will play and interact with toys and manipulatives in both specific and creative ways for the purpose of learning.
Each child will explore their creativity utilizing various mediums, methods, and tools to develop fine motor skills.