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Kindergarten Prep

Kindergarten Prep - 4 & 5 years old

Children must be four years old by September 30 of the current  school year.

Our Kindergarten Prep class fosters student creativity, independence and social development. This is accomplished through age-appropriate opportunities to practice self-reliance and self-regulation skills. The class day is structure to include activities geared toward independent learning, as well as, small and large group instruction. In K-Prep we believe that a socially prepared student will flourish in kindergarten having benefited from our balance of thematic instruction, open-ended exploration, academic exposure, and positive social interactions.

A student's day will include include reading readiness, math, science and social studies using manipulatives, investigation, experimentation and creative expression.  

The Handwriting Without Tears® curriculum is introduced in our Kindergarten Prep class. It draws from ye.ars of innovation and research to provide developmentally appropriate, multi-sensory tools and strategies that help young students master the skills necessary for handwriting  The program follows research that demonstrates children learn more effectively by actively doing, with materials that address all styles of learning. 

Students in the Kindergarten Prep class use the resources our vibrant community has to offer to enhance the curriculum by going on several field trips throughout the year. These include local walking trips as well as trips off campus. Our trips include visits to the library, fire station, park, apple orchard and a local playhouse.

All of our teachers keep monthly anecdotal records and work sample portfolios on every student. Parent teacher conferences are held twice a year where teacher provide detailed information regarding a students development.

Choose 4 or 5 days: M T W Th F

9:00-1:00, 9:00-3:00, or 9:00-5:30

Kindergarten Prep in Summit New Jersey