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Curriculum for Older 4 year olds (Turtles)

 (Monday-Friday)

THEMES
SeptemberGetting acquainted, friends, I am Special, five senses
OctoberCommunity helpers, fairy tales, colors and shapes, Halloween
NovemberOur favorite foods, fall, we are thankful, families of long ago, Advent…getting ready
DecemberDecember celebrations, a visit from St. Nicholas, Christmas
JanuaryWinter wonderland, space, dinosaurs, transportation
FebruaryNursery rhymes, valentines, hospital, Texas trail ride, rodeo
MarchSigns of spring, weather, Easter, pets, baby animals, pirates and princesses
AprilFun with the alphabet, musical instruments, insects, environment
MayFavorite books that Moms read to us, Camp Pines, summer fun

ACTIVITIES IN CENTERS
BooksPuzzlesPretend
BlocksGamesArt
Music/ListeningScience/MathFlannel/Board
Making class bookSnacksPuppets
Sand playWater playClay/playdough
Scrapbooks of original stories
and favorite words
Creative dramatic centers
ACTIVITIES IN SMALL GROUPS
Cooking
Problem-solvingGames
Discussion/sharingOutdoor playGift making
Gift deliveryPoetryGift wrapping
ACTIVITIES IN LARGE GROUPS
SongsFinger playsCreative movement/dance
Motor skillsGroup gamesStories
BooksPoetryWriting stories/Poetry
PrayerCalendar/WeatherBirthday parties
ParadesField tripsHoliday celebrations
CollectionsParties for parentsArt shows
ConversationProblem-solvingCreative dramatics
Science/MathSharing ideasShare time with students

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