Preschool Overview and Highlights

Preschool Curriculum Highlights


SEPTEMBER
Friends, Me...I’m Special, Feelings, Apples, # 1, Circle, Red.


OCTOBER 
Fire Prevention/Safety, Fall, School, Pumpkins, #2, Square, Orange.


NOVEMBER 
Family, Food, Thanksgiving, Manners, Health, #3, Triangle, Brown.


DECEMBER 
Advent, Christmas, Jesus’ Birthday, #4, Rectangle, Green.


JANUARY 
New Year, Epiphany, Pledge of Allegiance, Winter, # 5, Star, Yellow.


FEBRUARY 
Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Community Helpers, Transportation, #6, Heart, Pink, #7, Oval, Blue.


MARCH 
Lutheran Schools Week, St. Patrick’s Day, Rainbows, Spring, #8, Octagon, Purple.


APRIL 
Easter, Caterpillars/Butterflies, Earth Day, Bubbles, #9, Diamond, White.


MAY 
Farm, Mother’s Day/Father’s Day, Summer, #10, Black, Trapezoid, Review.


The children also work on the following skills throughout the school year:

  • Recognizing name
  • Holding and using scissors correctly
  • Holding and using crayons correctly
  • Gluing
  • Writing name using finger grips
  • Working independently at learning centers and listening centers
  • Skipping, hopping, jumping, and balancing on one foot


Our Class Field Trips include:

  • Winter: ‘In class’ field trip with the Itasca Nature Center
  • Spring: Walking field trip to the Itasca Nature Center
  • May: Cosley Zoo and Itasca Fire Department