Two Year Old Clas...

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Two Year Old Class

Two Year Old Class
The Year of Introducing…

Children learn through play.  Our goal is to provide a fun classroom environment filled with a variety of  hands-on learning activities.  Our units and daily activities create an environment rich in language and social skills that build on self-esteem and fostering independence to prepare your child for the next step in their educational journey.


Social / Emotional

  • Separation from parents
  • Adjustment to  school
  • School routine/classroom rules
  • Trusting a new care giver
  • Using verbal vs. non-verbal
  • Listening/following directions
  • Individual and group activities
  • Sharing and taking turns
  • Safety/boundaries
  • Caring for others
  • Kind and appropriate language and actions
  • Respect for self, friends and staff
  • Understanding cause & effect
  • Manners /eating
  • Fire and tornado drills
  • Appropriate behavior with large group activities and guest presenters
  • Making choices
  • Making friends
  • Cleaning up after oneself
  • Toileting with assistance/ Potty training

Fine / Large Motor Skills

  • Fine motor manipulative
  • Art (gluing, coloring, painting, stamping)
  • Stacking/Building
  • Puzzles, large pegs, beginning lacing
  • Outdoor play (running, swinging,  climbing)
  • Sandbox, pouring, measuring, sifting
  • Music with large motor activities

Academic

  • Colors
  • Shapes/Sizes
  • Real vs. Pretend
  • Opposites
  • Intro to nursery rhymes
  • Alphabet songs and letters
  • Name recognition begins
  • Introductions to numbers and counting
  • Introduction to patterns
  • Sequencing
  • Vocabulary expansion
  • Recall/Memory
  • Proper pronunciation/Grammar
  • Intro to Spanish vocabulary and grammar


Science

  • Senses
  • Weather
  • Seasons
  • Hot/Cold
  • Animals
  • Insects
  • Colors/Rainbow
  • Sink/Float
  • Scales (heavy and light)

Art

  • Creative expression
  • Exploration of art materials and paints
  • Step-by-step crafts
  • Exploration of color
  • Fine motor eye to hand coordination

Music

  • Listens and responds to music through moving, singing and playing
  • Singing, memorizing words and rhythms
  • Manipulate objects, balls, beanbags while moving

Christian Education

  • Bible Verses
  • Prayers (spoken & sung)
  • Bible Stories
  • Chapel stories, role play & Puppets
  • Classroom application of chapel lesson

Special Events

  • Music & Movement
  • Class holiday parties
  • Special school days (P.J., Dress Up, Pet, etc.)
  • Live Nativity – Christmas Pageant
  • Open House
  • Messiah Messy Mud Run
  • Guest Presenters