Curriculum


Infant Curriculum & Daily Schedule


“We realize that the highest priority for parents with infants is to have caring, nurturing caregivers that provide attention to your child’s needs; including lots of social interaction and stimulating activities…all in a safe, clean surrounding.”

Infant Daily Schedule:

Arrival Time/Morning Greeting
Children Begin Exploring Their Environment
Story Time
Morning Snack
Outside Exploration
Inside Floor Time Exploration
Lunch Time
Nap Time
Afternoon Snack
Sensory Activities (Including Arts & Crafts)
Fine/Gross Motor Skills Development
Music Time
Play Time
Dinner Time
Floor Exploration Time
*Music CD’s will be playing throughout the day*

Learning and Development:

  • Learning begins at birth. Our bright and spacious
    infant rooms include age appropriate activities and toys
    that will stimulate your child’s senses and curiosity.
    Our warm, loving environment fosters a positive self
    image and emotional security that will last a lifetime.

 

  • Outside exploration (weather permitting).

 

  • Daily activity sheets detailing all of your infant’s activities during the day.


The Infant Program is set up on an individual basis and designated
to enrich the infant’s developmental skills.
Times are flexible as infants receive bottles and naps as needed, diapers
are changed every 2 hours or as needed.

Toddlers Alpha Curriculum

“At Oakdale Private School, our toddlers are encouraged to develop knowledge of different colors, counting, ABC’s and listening skills.”

Curriculum:

Math Concepts
Sorting
Saying numbers
Recognizing shapes

Physical Development
Participates in gross motor play (ex. rolls a ball)
Stacks blocks to make a tower

Cognitive Language Development
Follows directions
Listens to stories
Says short words and sentences
Learns songs, games, and nursery rhymes
Recognizes colors

Fine Motor Skills
Coloring/ painting
Manipulating small object with fingers
Holds writing utensil properly.

Health and Saftey
Washes hands independently
Can independently feed one’s self.

Group Activity / Social & Emotional Development
Interacts with toddlers and adults.
Recognizes and handles different feelings such as fear.
Chooses toys and puts them away when finished.
Follows rules and independently discovers and explores environment.

Toddlers Daily Schedule:

Arrival Time/Morning Greeting
Morning Worship
Circle Time and Story Time
Morning Snack
Outdoor Activities
Letters, Numbers, Shapes, and Colors
Table Top Toys or Art Project
Lunch
Nap Time
Afternoon Snack
Outdoor Activities
Skills Development
Centers and Manipulatives
Dinner
Music or Art Project
Centers and Manipulatives
*Music CDs will be playing throughout the day*


Times are flexible as Toddlers are encouraged to potty train and wash hands often. Diapers/Pull-Ups are changed every 2 hours or as needed.

Two-Year Old ABEKA Curriculum Goals

“Our Two-Year Old Program encourages children to develop knowledge of different shapes, color matching, counting skills, and memory recall. They are also encouraged to use self-help skills along with understanding obedience and responsibility.”

Curriculum:

Skills Development
Color recognition
Shapes recognition
Learn and recognize body parts
Safety
Community helpers
Special concepts
Painting/ Pasting/Coloring/Tracing

Language Development
Letters and sounds recognition
Language Development flashcards

Numbers
Counting 1-10
Number concepts
Counting/Sorting

Circle Time & Story Time
Fun and engaging songs
Sharing time
Story comprehension

Two’s Daily Schedule

Arrival Time/Morning Greeting
Morning Worship
Circle Time and Story Time
Morning Snack
Outdoor Activities
Language Development MWF
Numbers TuTh
Group Activity or Art Project
Lunch
Nap Time
Afternoon Snack
Outdoor Activities
Skills Development
Centers and Manipulatives
Dinner
Music or Art Project
Story Time
Centers and Manipulatives
*Music CDs will be playing throughout the day*


Times are flexible as all Twos are encouraged to potty train and wash hands often.

Three-Year Old ABEKA Curriculum Goals

“Our 3-Year Old Program emphasizes the development of the children’s observational skills, decision-making skills, utilizing and developing problem solving ability, and the ability to reason. Each child’s freedom of expression and role playing ability is strongly encouraged.”

Curriculum:

Math
Counting 1-50
Number concepts 1-20
Concepts of quantity

Language Arts and Developments
Recognition of name, sounds, and pictures
Formation of vowels and consonants in upper and lower case
Recognize color words, shapes, animals, and types of transportation
Identify community helpers
Learn proper manners
Health, science, safety, and safety signs.

Fine Motor Skills Development
Coloring
Painting
Gluing
Cutting
Printing

Circle Time & Story Time
Learning Wall
Sharing time and communication skills
Story comprehension

Three’s Daily Schedule

Arrival Time/Morning Greeting
Morning Worship
Circle Time and Story Time
Language Development
Morning Snack
Outdoor Activities
Art and Crafts
Phonics Lesson
Group Activity
Lunch
Nap Time
Afternoon Snack
Outdoor Activities
Skills Development
Centers and Manipulatives
Group Activity
Dinner
Music and Movement
Story Time
Centers and Manipulatives
*Music CDs will be playing throughout the day*

Pre-Kindergarten ABEKA Curriculum Goals

“Our Pre-Kindergarten Program includes curriculum goals in Phonics, Writing, and Numbers all aimed at preparing each student for Kindergarten.”

Curriculum:

Phonics
Name, sound, and pictures Aa-Zz
Blending a consonant with a vowel
Sounding blends and one vowel words
Reading circle begins
One vowel rule
Marking short vowels
Reading sentences
Two vowel rule marking long, silent, and short vowels
Building stories in reading
Reading short stories
Increasing smoothness and speed in reading

Writing
Letters learned in phonics (lower case)
Connecting letters (consonant vowel blends)
Connecting letters (blend words)
First name
Begin capital letters (A-Z)

Numbers
Counting 1-100
Recognizing & understanding 0-20
Writing 1-20
Number family concept
Concept of larger and smaller
Before and after numbers
Concept of more and less
Combinations 1+1=2 through 9+1=10

Pre-K’s Daily Schedule

Arrival Time/Morning Greeting
Morning Worship and General Assembly
Class Circle Time
Phonics Lesson (Mon, Wed, Fri)
Numbers Lesson (Tues, Thurs)
Morning Snack
Seatwork Readiness Skills Lesson
Writing
Outdoor Exploration
Art Projects/Story Time
Classroom Exploration
Lunch
Nap Time
Afternoon Snack
Music and Movement
Class Centers
Outside Exploration
Dinner
Table Manipulative Play
Songs and Storytelling

Afterschool Program

Oakdale Private School picks up and drops off at most Spring ISD schools. Oakdale also offers full time care on most school holidays. The program offers each child assistance with homework, snacks, games, outside play, arts and crafts, and much more.

Oakdale provides an Afterschool Program to our students to keep them motivated and focused. Our program combines freedom and structure in a fun, safe, and stimulating environment. Afterschool care features fun yet educational activities, including arts and crafts, music, games, and more. Of course, quiet time for assistance with homework is also provided daily.

Afterschooler Daily Schedule

Arrival Time/Greeting and Sign-In
Snack
Homework and Quiet Activities
“Creative Minds At Work”
Activity Time
Outside Play
Dinner
Centers/Free Play
Group Play/Music
Evening Snack

We use the Christian based A-Beka curriculum, teaching independence, self control, confidence and basic Christian principals, values, and morals.