Junior Kindergarten Class

Hope Christian Preschool

Description of the Junior Kindergarten Class for
Older 4- and 5-Year-Old Children
Children who participate in this program

     turn 5 prior to February 28, 2018.

We have one class, which meets Monday/Tuesday/Wednesay/Thursday mornings from 9:00am - 12:00pm.  There are 10 children per class, with a teacher and a teacher's aide.  We as a preschool staff are committed to provide each child an opportunity to continue to grow in a developmentally appropriate environment.  

Components of our
Junior Kindergarten Class 
  • Each child is viewed as a unique individual, with differing learning styles and levels of ability.
  • Staff provides a nurturing, loving and safe environment.
  • Children are provided experiences, which stimulate learning in all developmental areas - Social, Emotional, Physical, Intellectual and Spiritual.
  • Children participate in a weekly Chapel program designed to help them gain an understanding of God and what value they have in this world.
  • Children participate in and lead daily grace.
  • Exploration and interactins with other children, adults, and learning materials are encouraged through our specially-designed environment.
  • Children are allowed to select many of their own activities, which may include dramatic play, blocks, science, math, language,  puzzles, art, tactile and manipulative activities.
  • Children are encouraged to problem solve and experiment.
  • Opportunities for children to develop social skills such as cooperation, helping, negotiating are provided.
  • Opportunities are provided which develop basic skills that are meaningful to children such as how reading and writing are useful, opportunities for dictation, book making, name recognition and writing, letter and number recognition and writing.
  • Opportunities are provided for children to develop phonetic awareness, sounds, rhyming, word games.
  • Activities are provided for children to develop language and literacy: listening and reading stories and poems, field trips, music, seeing the printed word in use, participating in dramatic play, informal conversations, experimenting with writing, drawing and copying.
  • Opportunities are provided for children to develop an understanding about themselves, others and the world around them.
  • Children have daily opportunities for large and fine motor development.
  • Cooperative play is encouraged through our specially designed environment.

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San Diego, CA, 92128
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