VALLEY CHRISTIAN

PRESCHOOL

class offerings

 

2 YEAR OLD CLASS​

Teacher to Student Ratio:  1:6
*2, 3 or 5 Day Options
  • Actively participate in small and large group activities by listening to stories, reciting simple songs, rhymes and doing finger plays

  • Expand vocabulary by routinely discussing weather conditions, body parts, and five senses

  • Learn shapes and primary/secondary colors; sort and count objects

  • Develop reading readiness skills by recognizing that printed words have meaning

  • Use a variety of art materials as a means of self-expression

  • Routinely work on independent daily living skills such as coping with separation,  potty training, washing hands and eating snacks​​


3 YEAR OLD CLASS

Teacher to Student Ratio:  1:10
*3 or 5 Day Options
  • Engage in large group activities by learning temporal concepts such as calendar weeks and months

  • Recognize and associate letter sounds

  • Count and classify objects by a variety of attributes such as size and shape

  • Participate in scientific exploration by observing weather patterns, collecting data, and using tools to explore environmental objects

  • Use a variety of art materials to represent ideas about stories and respond to music

  • Interact with peers in cooperative play and develop dramatic play schemes


4 AND 4/5 YEAR OLD CLASS

Teacher to Student Ratio:  1:8 AND 1:10
*5 Day Morning Program

  • Share individual thoughts and information in a large group

  • Learn common sight words such as “a”, “the”, "and"

  • Count objects to solve simple addition and subtraction problems 

  • Identify patterns and relationships in order to make predictions in science experiments

  • Represent ideas through dictation and art materials

  • Use a variety of methods to solve peer conflict


5 YEAR OLD CLASS​

Teacher to Student Ratio:  1:14
*2 Mornings and 3 Full Days Program

This room is designed for students who turn five by December 31.

  • ​​Use drawings, printed materials, pictures and other visual aids to convey information in a large group

  • Increase knowledge of basic sight words to begin early reading

  • Calculate simple addition and subtraction problems

  • Form conclusions by recording observations with words, pictures, charts and graphs

  • Integrate creative art and music in various areas of curriculum

  • Engage in positive modeling to help peers make appropriate choices