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Preschool Curriculum Overview

Preschool activities at St. John's Lutheran School and Preschool are designed to encourage academic, social, emotional, and spiritual growth in a loving, Christian learning environment. A rich variety of hands-on, age-appropriate learning experiences are provided to foster curiosity, exploration, and creativity.

Samples of activities/goals include:

Religion

Religion

St. John's Preschool student learning the Christmas story through interactive play.

  • Bible Stories and Verses
  • Songs and Prayers

Language Arts

Language Arts

St. John's Preschool students digging for letters to make words

  • recite the alphabet
  • identify letters in a name
  • identify alphabet letters
  • begin to make letter-sound associations
  • use reading strategies (begin to predict what will happen next, recognize rhymes, retell a story, illustrate ideas, respond to questions about a story
  • written language - begin to write letters, name, and other words
  • dictate stories
  • use speaking/listening skills - respond to directions, communicate thoughts, ideas, and needs

Math

Math

St. John's Preschool student learning about counting and shapes through interactive play.

  • counting
  • one-to-one correspondence
  • number recognition
  • solve simple mathematical problems
  • recognize/extend simple patterns
  • recognize geometric shapes

Science

Science

St. John's Preschool students learning about electricity and light through interactive play with christmas lights.

  • explore/observe (seeds and plants, weather and seasons, solids and liquids, shadows, rocks, magnets, and more)
  • use scientific tools (scales, magnifying glasses)
  • collect, describe, and compare
  • participate in recycling

Social Science

Social Science

St. John's Preschool students learning about different careers through interactive play.

  • recognize similarities/differences in people
  • identify community workers

Art

Art

St. John's Preschool students learning about color while enjoying a classroom painting station.

  • experiment with color and various art materials

Physical Development

Physical Development

St. John's Preschool students interactivly solving a group problem while navigating the classroom swamp.

  • engage in active play and cooperative group play
  • follow simple safety rules

Music

Music

St. John's Preschool students interactively making music in their classroom

  • participate in music and instrument activities

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St. John's Lutheran School
109 N Spring Street
Elgin, IL 60120
 
 

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