CHILDCARE NATION CURRICULUM
Language: Children develop reading, writing, and communication skills through stories, reading, and emergent writing. They combine sounds and name all letters in the alphabet.
Math: Children learn to count, identify numerals, add, subtract, measurements, patterns, along with shapes and sizes.
Nature and Science: Children build skills in observing, describing, predicting, and gather data to further their understanding of the natural and physical world. Explore animals and their habits and domains. Trees and how they help us survive.
Logic and Reasoning: Children experiment with a dramatic play which helps symbolic thinking.
Physical Development and Health: Children practice gross motor and self-help skills. They learn why physical fitness and eating healthy is so important to live a long and happy life. Why we wash our hands and not lick their fingers while eating. How germs can spread.
Social-Emotional Development: Children gain self-awareness and independence. Creative Arts Expression: Children explore music, dance, arts and crafts, and drama.
Logic and Reasoning: Children work on patterning, object sorting, and word problems.
Literacy: Children tell stories and act them out, along with gaining exposure to writing, and communication.
Memory: Children are taught creative ways to remember, people, places, and objects by telling stories. How to remember to bring items home they brought with them to schools, friends, and outings.
Goal Setting: Children learn how to begin with the end in mind. We teach them how to set, track and reach their goals.
Technology: Children learn the evolution of communication and how computers and phones got started.
Engineering: Children learn the basics of how computers, cars, and toys function; the evolution of pyramids, building homes, and bridges.
Manners: Children learn politeness, courtesy, sharing and respectfulness. Why we pick up after ourselves at school and at home.
Social Studies: Children learn about other countries and their habits, what they eat and how their daily routines are different than theirs. Children are taught how we are all equal but have different cultural backgrounds.
Social-Emotional Development: Children learn cooperation, conflict resolution, what to do when someone takes your toy or hits you, and other critical life skills.
Stranger/Danger Classes: Children learn what to do if approached by a stranger and how to avoid danger.
What to do if lost: Children learn what to do if they get lost in a crowd and how to stay calm.
Navigational Skills: Children learn how to use a compass and how they navigated ships at sea before they had compasses.