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Pre-Kindergarten Program

Ready for Kindergarten

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This classroom has been designed as an important stepping stone to elementary school. Here, children make significant developmental gains, communicate more successfully, and learn to work well both independently and in group through Childtime's early childhood education programs.

The Pre-K program provides a focus on:

  • Problem-solving
  • Responsive listening
  • Using language to learn
  • Social and collaborative skills

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Curriculum & Developmental Scales

Through our Empowered Childcurriculum, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, secure relationships with responsive, respectful adults enable children to develop trust and independence, and inspire strong learning. Using a digital less planning tool, Childtime teachers customize curriculum to meet each child’s individual needs, observing and assessing overall performance, and advancing children through 10 developmental scales:

Approaches to Learning

Measures children’s ability to plan, set goals, and interact with others and with the environment.

Creative Arts

Measures children’s ability to express ideas and feelings through music, movement, visual arts, and drama.


Measures children’s expressive and receptive vocabulary and their ability to use conversation skills and vocabulary to communicate effectively.


Measures children’s phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, reading, and writing skills.

Logic & Reasoning

Measures children’s sequencing, problem-solving, and symbolic and critical-thinking skills.

Early Math

Measures children’s ability to understand numbers, patterns, sorting, and ordering, as well as the ability to use numbers to add, subtract, measure, and graph.

Nature & Science

Measures children’s understanding of the natural and physical world, as well as their ability to observe, describe, predict, and gather data.

Social Studies

Measures children’s understanding of themselves, their families, communities, and their world.

Physical Development/Health

Measures children’s fine and gross motor skills and their understanding of health and nutrition.

Social-Emotional Development

Measures children’s self-awareness and ability to show respect and empathy for others.

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