Shallowford Presbyterian School
"nurturing the whole child..."
3 Year Old Curriculum
2 Year Old Curriculum
2 Year Old Cirriculum
Curriculum Goals for SPP Two Year Old Classes
Provide safe, healthy, secure, welcoming environment away from home.
Provide a welcoming atmosphere of joy and warmth for the child.
Nurture and become a significant, consistent adult in child’s life.
Create an environment that encourages curiosity and exploration.
Provide experiences to increase child’s sense of competence.
Provide experiences to develop qualities of responsibility, initiative.
Provide activities to promote language development.
Provide activities to promote sequencing skills.
Provide opportunities to learn expressive language through singing songs or saying fingerplays, conversation, role playing, pretend and dramatic play, peer interaction, and circle time.
Provide activities to promote visual discrimination with colors and matching colors, simple objects or pictures.
Invite interest in books and reading by reading, encouraging children to hold and explore books, and to “read” using pictures and memory.
Provide opportunities to express self through music, art, movement.
Provide opportunities to begin learning Spanish.
Encourage beginning cooperative play, sharing, and taking turns.
Encourage independence (leaves parent comfortably).
Encourage sharing of adults with other children.
Encourage responsibility for maintaining classroom environment.
Encourage respect for authority, property, and the rights of others.
Provide activities to promote large muscle development.
Provide activities to promote small muscle development and eye-hand.
Demonstrate and encourage good habits of health and safety.
Encourage and model showing love for one another and being a friend.
Encourage and model consciousness of God, exploration of God’s world.
Introduce rituals of thankfulness and concern.