Language and Literacy in Town And Country Preschool Westminster, California
Teaching the Whole Child to Read and Write.
Zoo-phonics® Multisensory Language Arts Program is a multi-sensory, multi-intelligence approach to learning all aspects of language arts, including vocabulary development and articulation, based on phonics and phonemic awareness.
This curriculum is age-appropriate, developmental, sequential and playful. This Town And Country Preschool in Westminster, California program allows for children to become strong readers and spellers using a “phono” (hearing), “oral” (speaking), “visual” (seeing), “kinesthetic” (moving), and tactile (touching)—whole brain approach. Zoo-phonics® uses animals drawn in the shapes of the letters for ease in memory.
A related body movement is given for each letter along with a song to support the shape, sound and movement of the animal letter. The animal letters integrate into the calendar, alphabet song, favorite songs, art, music, science, math, dramatic play and physical education.
CARE is an awesome Town And Country Preschool program that will educate your young child on how to be a caring, honest, respectful, and a responsible person in his or her classroom community. By integrating these values into every aspect of school life, our loving and devoted teachers will expand your child’s ability to recognize and express feelings appropriately, develop the ability to resolve conflict and increase your son or daughter’s ability to self regulate.
Learning these skills will allow your child to build friendships with other children. CARE aims to create a caring community of friends who, with practice, become independent, confident, caring, and motivated learners!
Through guidance, Town And Country Preschool in Westminster, California teachers will work with your child on project based activities, including real world experiences or problems, that allow your child to make choices that will determine the outcome. Learning occurs throughout the process, thus allowing for life long learning lessons.
STEM….Our energetic and enthusiastic teachers will teach your child to develop creative and critical thinking skills. Your child will explore and discover his or her world while experimenting with different materials. On any given day, you might find our teachers guiding your child in building a bridge with blocks, exploring STEM concepts such as gravity or velocity or planting a vegetable garden. We have been known to develop creative, hands-on activities, such as the children bringing in materials from home for the birds outside to build a nest with, and projects based on our observations of your child’s interest and skills.
Physical Development is an important part of Town And Country Preschool in Westminster, California well-rounded preschool program. Your child will enjoy his or her day through music and movement, and a variety of calisthenics and stretching exercises.
Your child will begin his or her mornings by moving his or her body to the sounds of music and by some simple stretching techniques. During outside time, your child might encounter a classic childhood game like ‘Simon Says’ or go on a ‘Safari’ or ‘Bear Hunt’ where he or she can pretend to swim across a crocodile-filled river quickly, climb a hill, jump over ravines or run away from a hungry bear or lion.
Your little one might find it more exciting to pretend to be ‘the animal’ and will walk like different animals as a form of exercise. Your child might hop like a frog, crawl like a crab, waddle like a duck or wiggle his or her arms to swim like a fish, but it might be enough to just run, jump or spin! Exercise is fun and healthy!
Your child’s safety is of the utmost importance to us, here at Town and Country preschool in Westminster, CA. We want to be him or her to be safe while at school. We practice monthly fire and earthquake drills. We also invite the local Fire Department and Police Department to visit our preschool various times throughout the year to review safety issues with the children.
Your child’s vocabulary is key to his or her safety. We continually teach your children the proper names of everyday persons, places and things including your name, phone number and address.
The greater your child’s vocabulary, the safer your child is in today’s world.