Preschool 2 (3 – 4 years old)
Our Preschool program focuses on children from age two to their fourth birthday.
We believe that one of the best things a parent can instill in very young children is a love for learning. We suggest that a gentle approach to education be taken during these very early years, because most young children do not have adequate fine motor control to do much work in workbook-style curriculum. Instead, we recommend a hands-on method.
Although we use very few testing materials in the early years, we do recommend either a test or a checklist before starting instruction in reading. Children lacking in gross motor or fine motor skills will likely face frustration in reading instruction.
Preschool 2 includes:
Big Thoughts for Little People
Ken Taylor’s best-selling book is now updated with all-new bright and colorful illustrations and a larger trim size. Using the alphabet as a learning tool, the easy-to-use format of this beloved picture book connects Bible themes and verses that teach kids ages 3-7 Christian values. Each spread represents a letter of the alphabet and a Christian value or moral lesson beginning with the same letter. Kids are encouraged to find the lesson being modeled (or not) in the illustrations.
More Let’s Color
More advanced coloring skills.
More Let’s Cut Paper
More cutting practice as projects become more complicated.
More Let’s Sticker & Paste
Children are given further practice in placing stickers and paper parts onto designated locations.
Go, Dog. Go!
Look at all the dogs! There are dogs in cars, dogs at work, and dogs asleep.Read along and see where they go and what they do.
Mike Mulligan and More
This book contains four of Virginia Lee Burton’s best-loved children’s books, unabridged and with the original illustrations. Contains Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, Katy and the Big Snow, and Maybelle the Cable Car. Discover why these books have been children’s classics for more than sixty years.
Learn numbers by lacing! Lacing activities by themselves are a great way to work on dexterity skills. When combined with learning the sequence of numbers, some serious learning can happen all while having fun! This set contain 6 thick, durable cardboard animal shapes with pre-punched holes, featuring a full-color, charming picture of a farm animal.
All 33 pieces of the set are stored in a wooden box with a durable plastic cover. Basically, the set includes a mini wooden cutting board, a wooden cutting knife, and eight wooden pieces of food. These colorful food items are pre-sliced into 2-5 pieces and re-attached by hook-and-loop fasteners. Children can take a piece of food, place it on cutting board, and cut through the fastened pieces like they are cutting through real food.