Pre-K 4 Curriculum


Our goal for the four year olds is to prepare them for Kindergarten. We do this by offering activities which meet the Florida State Standards. We encourage our students to be independent thinkers by letting them figure things out in small groups. We are also center based, which allows them opportunities to develop conflict resolution skills needed for elementary school.

These activities include but are not limited to the following:

Math (High Scope)

  • Numerals 1-20
  • Counting objects to 20
  • One-to-one correspondence of objects
  • Sorting by various attributes: color, shape, size
  • Seriation: putting things in order
  • Patterns: AB, AABB, ABC
  • Sizes: small, medium, large
  • Shapes: square, rectangle, circle, triangle, oval, diamond
  • Matching: symbols, shapes, patterns, etc.
  • Same and Different
  • More, Less, Same
  • Directional and positional words
  • Measurement: length and weight
  • Estimation and graphs
  • Money: recognizes money



  • Exposure to alphabet: letter names and sounds (Zoo-Phonics)
  • Phonemic and phonological awareness
  • Recognize, spell, write first name
  • Hold a pencil, marker, crayon correctly
  • Retell familiar stories
  • Draw pictures and dictate sentences about stories and experiences
  • Answer questions about stories
  • Repeat simple nursery rhymes and fingerplays
  • Concepts of print: left to right direction, holding a book right-side-up
  • Build new vocabulary
  • Build listening skills
  • Strengthen visual discrimination Sequencing
  • Develop fine motor skills: play dough, scissors, writing utensils, Legos, etc.


Science and Technology

  • Explore science tools: magnets, prisms, magnifying glasses, etc.
  • Experience the world through nature walks, gardening, and other explorations
  • Observe insect life
  • Observe plant growth
  • Observe weather and plant life during each season
  • Measure and mix ingredients in cooking activities
  • Identify basic colors and explore color mixing
  • Make observational drawings and dictation
  • Explore the world with the five senses
  • Investigate animals, the homes they live in, the food they eat
  • Use a computer mouse: click, click and drag
  • Use age appropriate computer programs


Creative Arts

  • Explore a variety of art processes: painting, drawing, sculpture, printing, collage, etc.
  • Use a variety of art materials: crayons, tempera paint, watercolor paint, colored pencils, markers, chalk, clay
  • Experiment with mixing paint colors
  • Sing traditional songs and songs that enhance the curriculum
  • Participate in movement songs and dances
  • Use a variety of children’s instruments
  • Participate in dramatic play
  • Dramatize familiar stories
  • Act out the movements and sounds of animals


Social Skills

  • Practice problem-solving skills in social situations
  • Work in groups or with a partner on a variety of projects
  • Share classroom materials with the group
  • Practice using manners: please, thank you, excuse me, table manners
  • Communicate his/her needs
  • Take care of his/her own basic needs: clean up, fasten clothing, use tissue as needed, etc.
  • State personal information: first and last name and age
  • Explore modes of transportation
  • Participate in projects to help others in need: Food drive


Social Studies

  • Diversity: recognize and appreciate differences
  • Explore community roles
  • Geography: recognize locations in their environment
  • History: understand past, present and future



  • Listen to Old and New Testament Bible stories
  • Recognize that plants, animals, and human beings are God’s creations
  • Recognize that God created families to love and take care of one another
  • Learn about God’s love
  • Listen to stories of the life of Jesus
  • Learn Jesus’ teachings to love God and love others


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      Director, 4 Year Old Teacher
      Victoria Reich has been a preschool teacher at St. Luke and St. Peter’s Preschool since August 2004.  In 2005 God led her to be the Director as well.  She currently teaches a 4 year old class 3 days a week, while taking care of all the administrative needs of the preschool.  Her goal is to […]
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