Early Childhood Curriculum—Preparing Your Child for the Elementary School Years
Choosing your child’s preschool is an important decision. You will want to choose a school that provides a safe, nurturing environment, and one that also provides an early childhood curriculum that prepares your child for pre-K and elementary school. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, parents choose Blue Bird Day Care & Learning Center for our excellent approach to teaching and learning, as well as our after-school early childhood programs.
Our Approach to Early Childhood Curriculum
At Blue Bird, we encourage active participatory learning in core subjects to achieve positive outcomes for your child. Our teachers help your child to excel in language and cognitive learning, and our preschool provides the socialization necessary for a positive start to the elementary school years. When you enroll your child at Blue Bird, he or she will receive the benefits of:
Offering children a wide range of activities during the preschool years is the best way to develop their interests and talents. This portion of our early childhood curriculum helps to develop your child’s motor skills using group games and hands-on activities that promote critical thinking. Recognizing colors, patterns and shapes is important to our curriculum in this area.
Our early childhood programs teach children how to share, cooperate and interact with their peers. Your child will enjoy the benefits of activities like Circle Time, where we teach your child to develop listening skills and the ability to follow directions. Your child will discover the joy of participating in a group at Blue Bird.
Preschoolers are introduced to books through story time, when they are encouraged to participate by asking questions. This expands your child’s language skills. He or she will also develop early writing skills by learning to hold a pencil and write shapes and letters.
Blue Bird preschoolers learn relationships between quantities and numbers, using numbers and counting as a means for solving problems, and determining quantity. Our staff will help your child understand geometrical and spatial concepts, units for measuring and making comparisons in our curriculum.
We introduce your child to the Scientific Method in a fun way that encourages children to investigate the physical and natural worlds, hypothesize and make predictions. Your child will acquire knowledge related to the life sciences and observe the difference between living things and non-living things are part of our early childhood education programs.
We are proud to provide academic prep for children aged 2 to 5 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We also offer optional enrichment classes like gymnastics and dance. To enroll your child or learn more about our early childhood programs in Albuquerque, NM, contact us today.