Preschool at SCA


5-Day-A-Week Preschool Programs

SCA offers preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-olds, five days each week, with the option of either five full days or five half days.

The preschool skill sets are as follows:

Three Year Old Skill Set

  • Social Development: Sharing, listening, and following simple directions
  • Fine Motor Development: Introducing hand-eye coordination and fine motor control
  • Gross Motor Development: Practicing skills such a running, jumping, skipping, throwing, and catching through active play
  • Communication
    • — Learning to speak with peers and adults
    • — Growth in active vocabulary
  • Cognitive Development
    • Introduction of numbers, colors and basic shapes
    • Learning themes that allow children to observe, experiment, create and discover
    • Name recognition

Four Year Old Skill Set

  • Social Development
    • Sharing, listening, and following more complex directions
    • Extending attention span
  • Fine Motor Development
    • Fine tuning hand-eye coordination and fine motor control
    • Drawing pictures, writing one’s name and letter development
  • Gross Motor Development: Mastering skills such a running, jumping, skipping, throwing and catching through active play
  • Communication
    • Learning to speak with peers and adults
    • Growth in active vocabulary
  • Cognitive Development
    • Math skills – numeral identification, graphing, categorizing, patterning, and shapes
    • Letter identification and associated sounds
    • Pre-reading skills
    • Learning themes that allow children to observe, experiment, create, and discover