2500 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102 Phone: 412-854-4040

Full Day Kindergarten

Full Day Kindergarten

 

Our Kindergarten Program is designed to nurture the heart, soul, and mind of our students, and includes lessons in Bible, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.   Our full-day program offers your child the best academic training, solid spiritual values, and socialization skills.

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  • Prints first name
  • Puts story in proper sequence (Comprehension)
  • Rote counts to 20
  • Names all the letters of the alphabet
  • Knows and can reproduce shapes
  • Uses eye/hand coordination
  • Classifies objects (i.e. apple is a fruit, car is a vehicle)
  • Identifies likenesses and differences
  • Holds and cuts with scissors

Overview of a Year in Kindergarten

General Readiness

  • Knows full name, address, and phone number
  • Knows age and birthday
  • Calendar skills

Motor Development

  • Holds and cuts with scissors
  • Cuts curved and straight lines
  • Holds and controls pencil
  • Writes upper and lower case letters

Language Development

  • Relates story in proper sequence
  • Speaks clearly
  • Recognizes letters randomly
  • Knows consonant sounds
  • Knows long and short vowel sounds
  • Applies consonant and vowel sounds to decode words
  • Recognizes basic sight words
Math Skills Development
  • Names 5 geometric shapes
  • Recognizes numbers to 100
  • Writes numbers to 30
  • Counts by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s
  • Identifies before and after numbers
  • Clock skills: identifies hour, half hour
  • Introduced to addition and subtraction

Social Development

  • Displays self-discipline
  • Shows courtesy
  • Listens carefully
  • Plays well with others
  • Works without disturbing others
  • Respects authority
  • Finishes what has been started
  • Cleans up after work and play

Spiritual Development

  • ·Knows basic Old/New Testament stories
  • ·Memorizes scripture
  • ·Views prayer as a communication with God
  • ·Integration of Biblical prinicples.