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Curriculum for Older 3 year olds (Rainbow Fish)

 3-day program (Mon, Tues, Weds) OR  2-day program (Th & Fri)

THEMES
SeptemberGetting to know you, friends, feelings and me, family, pets
OctoberFall, apples, pumpkins, Halloween
NovemberNutrition, weather, Thanksgiving
DecemberSounds of Christmas, smells of Christmas, tastes and textures of Christmas
JanuaryWinter, bears, nursery rhymes, dinosaurs
FebruaryHearts and other shapes, valentines/post office, health and teeth, rodeo/farm animals
MarchSpring, flowers, frogs/turtles, Easter
AprilInsects, transportation, occupations, fish
MayRainbows, ocean, summer

ACTIVITIES IN CENTERS
BooksPretendArt
SciencePuzzlesMusic & instruments
BlocksFlannel BoardSnacks
PuppetsSand PlayWater Play
Playdough   
Games Patterns
MatchingSorting (size, shape, color)
ACTIVITIES IN SMALL GROUPS
CookingProblem solvingSharing
StoriesMathOutdoor
Floor puzzles
ACTIVITIES IN LARGE GROUPS
SongsSharing ideasCreative dramatics
CollectionsHoliday celebrationsBirthday snacks
PrayerStoriesGroup games
Motor skillsFinger playsBible stories
Problem-solvingScienceNursery rhymes
CountingSortingNumber recognition
Creating bulletin boards

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