Preschools operated by Weston County Children's Center
Learning through play
Our programs are designed to meet the needs of both children and families through specific goals and objectives. We focus on building off of the strengths of each child, taking advantage of every teachable moment.
The Creative Curriculum is implemented in all of the preschool classrooms. The purpose of this information is to give you, as a parent a little background on the curriculum and how it is used in the classroom, as well as an overview of the daily routine.
The most important goals, of this curriculum, are for children to develop social skills and become enthusiastic learners. We want children to be independent, self-confident, and curious learners, who can work well with others. We’re teaching them how to learn, not just in preschool, but all through their lives. We do this by creating purposeful and productive play experiences that help children grow in all areas.
Our curriculum provides activities to meet the following content areas: Literacy (including pre-reading and writing), Math, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, and Technology. We teach this content through thematic studies. Studies are topics that are based around the interests of the children or on topics that are relevant to preschool children. These studies typically last 2-3 weeks and involve the children, teachers, parents, and other staff in the planning process.
In addition to content areas, the classrooms can accommodate a combination of 11 different interest areas: Art, Dramatic Play, Blocks, Music & Movement, Sand and Water, Toys and Games, Library, Computer, Discovery, Cooking and Outdoors.
The Program Coordinator has a copy of the text “Creative Curriculum for Preschool” which explains the curriculum in great detail. If you would like further information, follow the link below to learn more about our curriculum.