Our Curriculum

Curriculum at Memorial Park Christian Preschool

The success of a student is heightened when parents and schools work together. Here at Memorial Park Christian Preschool, the staff has spiritual, social, and academic goals for each age-class.  

Spiritual Goals:

  • Learn monthly Bible verse
  • Learn daily snack prayer
  • Share Bible stories and projects from class with families in their own words
  • Learn to fold their hands, bow their heads, and say Amen during prayer time
  • Learn that God loves us and, as our Father in Heaven, He gives us everything

Social Goals:

  • Enter school through the carpool line to strengthen independence
  • Practice sharing and taking turns during free play and other activities
  • Learn to interact with classmates in a positive way
  • Grow in independence by washing hands, taking charge of toileting, using manners, cleaning up after snack and playtime
  • Learn to verbalize to teachers and peers

Academic Goals:

  • Identify their names in isolation and in a mixture of classmates’ names
  • Begin to identify shapes and colors
  • Further develop fine motor skills through use of scissors, glue, paint, crayons, and playdough

Spiritual Goals:

  • Learn and recite weekly snack prayer to share with their families
  • Share Bible stories and projects from class with families in their own words
  • Participate during prayer time by sharing prayer requests and praises

Social Goals:

  • Practice sharing and taking turns during free play and other activities
  • Interact with classmates in a positive way
  • Conversing independently with classmates

Academic Goals:

  • Learn to hold pencils correctly and write their names in all uppercase letters
  • Identify 5-7 basic shapes
  • Identify 5-7 basic colors
  • Identify and quantify numbers 0-9
  • Recognize uppercase letters
  • Learn to cut along a straight line with scissors
Spiritual Goals:
  • Learn and recite weekly snack prayer to share with their families
  • Share Bible stories and projects from class with families in their own words
  • Participate during prayer time by sharing prayer requests and praises
  • Learn bi-weekly Bible verses
Social Goals:
  • Share and take turns during free play and other activities
  • Learn to problem solve, negotiate, and express feelings and ideas
  • Interact with classmates in a positive way
  • Conversing independently with classmates
  • Learn independence through zipping coats, putting on gloves, and other self needs while still asking for help if help is needed
Academic Goals:
  • Practice good handwriting position to write their names and other letters clearly
  • Count and write numbers 0-10
  • Identify and write all uppercase letters
  • Cut straight and curved lines with scissors
  • Learn to follow multi-step directions to complete tasks independently
Spiritual Goals:
  • Learn and recite weekly snack prayer to share with their families
  • Share Bible stories and projects from class with families in their own words
  • Participate during prayer time by sharing prayer requests and praises
  • Learn and recite weekly Bible verses
Social Goals:
  • Share and take turns during free play and other activities
  • Learn to problem solve, negotiate, and express feelings and ideas
  • Interact with classmates in small group activities
  • Conversing independently with classmates
  • Recognize when they need assistance and ask for it
Academic Goals:
  • Practice good handwriting position to write first and last name with upper- and lower-case letters
  • Identify and write all uppercase letters
  • Identify and write all lowercase letters
  • Count, recognize, and write to at least 20
  • Cut straight and curved lines with scissors
  • Follow multi-step directions to complete tasks independently
  • Learn 1-2 new sight words each week and be able to read them in the classroom and books
  • Complete “reading backpack” homework when assigned
  • Memorize their phone number, address, and the Lord’s Prayer

Strengthening the Home-School Connection

Parents can strengthen the lessons taught at school in a variety of ways! Why not try:

  • Reading from a Children’s Bible to your child
  • Practice the classroom prayers
  • Partake in classroom playgroups
  • Identify colors, shapes, numbers, and letters at home
  • Practice coloring, cutting with scissors, and drawing at home
  • Play with playdough to build creativity and fine motor skills
  • Read to your child daily
  • Pray with your child each night before bed