Pre-Kindergarten

Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Morning class: 9:00-11:30am
Afternoon class: 12:30-3:00pm

 

The Pre-Kindergarten program at Grace Academy lays a foundation for the future. Our goal is to ensure that each student that begins our pre-kindergarten program is emotionally, mentally, and developmentally ready to enjoy success. Our program is intended for students who will be four years of age by August 31 and are potty trained.

Children will learn concepts that will prepare them for success in Kindergarten.  Our program will teach students in the following areas:

Bible
  • Learn Bible stories
  • Memorize Bible verses
  • Character development 
Visual Discrimination
  • Same and Different
  • Learn the difference between shapes such as circles, triangles and squares
Visual Motor/Prewriting Skills
  • Draw different shapes and symbols such as a circle, a square, and plus sign 
Follow Positional Directions
  • Over and Above
  • Show your right/left hand 
Follow Verbal Directions
  • Follow instructions in a series of directions
Personal and Social Skills
  • Practice manners
  • Lengthen attention span
Number Recognition and Counting
  • Count 1-20
  • Recognize written numbers
  • Number Sequencing
  • One to one correspondence
Writing and Phonics: Letter Recognition –A Beka Curriculum
  • Recognize the letters of the alphabet
  • Begin learning initial sounds of consonants and short vowel sounds
  • Begin letter writing
Arts and Crafts
  • Learn and improve cutting skills
Music
  • Weekly visits to Music Class with the music teacher
Introduction to Library Skills
Recess
  • Learn to follow rules in social circles