Myndwerx4Kids’ Preschool Program

Preschool Program

Our preschool program is filled with investigation, probing, and discovery, where each child is an active learner engaged in an enthusiastic and rewarding classroom. Care is placed into providing materials and creating an environment that invites children to have conversations, collaborate, interact positively, and engage in meaningful learning moments with their peers and teachers. Our knowledgeable and dedicated Early Childhood Professionals spend time nurturing each child’s strengths, interests and natural curiosity for learning.

Preschool Classroom Daily Schedule

7:30 Centre Opens

7:30 – 9:00 Child Directed Activities and Arrival

9:00-9:15 Morning Snack

9:15-10:15 Outdoor Play

10:15-10:30 Circle Time

10:30-1:30 Curriculum Activities- See PDF

11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-2:00 Nap Time and Quite Activities

2:00-2:15 Diapering and Toileting Routines

2:15-3:30 Continue Curriculum Activites

3:30-3:45 Afternoon Snack

3:45-4:00 Circle Time

4:00-5:00 Outdoor Play

5:00-6:00 Child Directed Activities and Dismissal

6:00 Centre Closed

Curriculum Goals

Adapted from Early Learning for Every Child Today: A Framework for Ontario Early Childhood Settings

1. Social
1.1 Making Friends
1.2 Conflict Resolution and Social Problem Solving Skills
1.3 Peer Group Entry Skills
1.4 Helping Skills
1.5 Interacting Positively and Respectfully
1.6 Co-operating
1.7 Empathy
1.8 Taking Another Person’s Point of View
1.9 Interacting with Adults

2. Emotional
2.1 Self-concept
2.2 Identity Formation
2.3 Self-esteem
2.4 Recognizing and Expressing Emotions
2.5 Regulating Attention, Emotions and Behaviour
2.6 Positive Attitudes Towards Learning (e.g.
persistence, engagement, curiosity and sense of
mastery)

3. Communication, Language and Literacy
3.1 Using Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
3.2 Using English and the Child’s Home Language
3.3 Vocabulary
3.4 Conversing with Peers and Adults
3.5 Using Descriptive Language to Explain, Explore
and Extend
3.6 Listening to Others
3.7 Enjoying Literacy
3.8 Using and Understanding the Power of Literacy
3.9 Retelling Stories
3.10 Phonological Awareness
3.11 Letter Recognition
3.12 Understanding of Orientation and Familiar
Conventions of Print
3.13 Matching Spoken Words to Written Ones
3.14 Beginning to Write Letters of the Alphabet and
Some High-Frequency Words

4. Cognition
4.1 Self-regulation
4.2 Problem Solving
4.3 Representation
4.4 Questioning
4.5 Observing
4.6 Collecting and Organizing Information
4.7 Reflecting and Reaching Conclusions
4.8 Communicating Findings
4.9 Reasoning Logically
4.10 Classifying
4.11 Seriating
4.12 Counting
4.13 Determining Quantities
4.14 Comparing Quantities
4.15 Representing Numbers
4.16 Describing and Determining Ordinal Number
and Position
4.17 Understanding Two-Dimensional and Three-
Dimensional Shapes
4.18 Identifying Patterns
4.19 Measuring Length, Weight, and Capacity,
Temperature, Time and Money
4.20 Completing Simple Number Operations
4.21 Using Number Symbols and Operations
4.22 Using Spatial Relations, Directions and Maps

5. Physical
5.1 Increasing Levels of Activity, Endurance, and
Variation in Types of Activity and Skills
5.2 Gross Motor Skills
5.3 Fine Motor Skills
5.5 Auditory Skills and Music

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