3D Preschool - 3 Year Old Class Curriculum


3D Preschool - 3 Year Old Class Curriculum

3D Preschool - 3 Year Old Class Curriculum

For most children, the preschool experience is a very new and exciting time in their lives.

Our goal at 3D Preschool is to provide a safe, healthy and secure environment away from

home. Our three year old curriculum gives each child an opportunity for growth in all

areas of a child’s development. The 3 year old class is full of fun and frolic, they spend

lot of time watching, observing, and imitating. Here at 3D we encourage our children to

explore, create, imagine, and enjoy the day in a theme based classroom.

We begin our day with simple routine like circle time, music and movement and story

time. Then move on to our independent and/or teacher directed activities such as Art

Activities, Play dough, Water Table, Large Motor Activities, Dramatic Play, Language

Arts, Math, Science, Fine Motor Activities, Reading Center, Block Building and Small

Group Games.

Area of Focus

Social / Emotional Skills:

Plays in groups of 2 or 3 children

Begins to take turns

Share with friends

Becomes more independent by doing things for themselves

Uses words to describe feelings and needs

Expands attention span

Sitting still for lager periods of time

Follows directions

Language Development:

Uses three to four word sentences

Problem solving skills

Manners/etiquettes (Using “Please” and “Thank You”)

Uses words and small sentences instead of just pointing fingers

Fine Motor Skills:

Cuts on a line with scissors

String beads

Uses crayons, brushes, glue

Uses fingers to pick up small objects

Few writing skills

Large Motor Skills:

Gross Motor Skills

Catches a ball

Throws a ball

Rides a tricycle

Runs, walks, and jumps to music

Hops on one foot & walks on a balance beam


3 Year old Class Daily Schedule

7:00-9:00 Welcome/Free Play

9:00-9:15 Restroom/Clean ups

9:15-9:45 Morning Snack Time

9:45-10:45 Outdoor Time/Recess

10:45-11:45 Circle time/Music/Art Activity

11:45-12:00 Clean-up Time

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-12:45 Get Ready For Nap

12:45-2:45 Nap Time

2:45-3:00 Wash up/Transition

3:00-3:15 Snack Time

3:15-3:45 Music/Large Group/Circle Time

4:00 – 6:00 Indoor/Outdoor Activities/Pick up

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