Three/Fours

Sharing and Social Skills

DCP’s three/four-year-old class has a learning atmosphere filled with fun, enthusiasm, and imagination. Learning takes place throughout the classroom – from the art easel and reading area, to the role-playing corner, block area and beyond. Children move freely about the room to enjoy many teacher-prepared learning stations. Teachers and parent helpers are always near by to answer the children’s questions, to ask questions that expand thinking and play, and to simply listen. On an ongoing basis, colors, letters, numbers, names, shapes and manners are covered through play.

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 Overview

Ages Served

Three years old as of September 1st

Class Days/Times

Mon/Wed/Fri AM
8:30-11:30a
Mon/Wed/Fri PM
12:30-3:30p
Tue/Thur AM 8:30a-12:30p*

Teacher:Child Ratio

3 adults:14 children

*This 4-hour class includes time for lunch

 Objectives

By the end of the year, children become more adept at sharing toys, ideas and feelings with adult role modeling and interacting to strengthen these all-important social skills. They have ownership of their level of engagement and enjoyment during their time at school. The skills of learning on their own and learning in a group are fostered through playtime and circle time.


 Themes

  • Transportation
  • Animals
  • Outer Space
  • Things that Grow
  • Friendship
  • Dinosaurs
  • All About Me
  • Families
  • Community Helpers
  • Recycling

 Class Routine

  • Free-Choice Play Time
  • Clean Up
  • Circle Time
  • Snack Time
  • Outside Play
  • Goodbye Circle

Once a week a music teacher comes to class for 20 minutes of music and movement activities.