Motor skills are the foundation for much of a child's early learning and are more important than we ever thought. Fine motor skills are needed before a child can learn to write and there is a relationship between gross motor skills and learning to read.
Some of the essential Skills are:
Fine Motor - Skills For Preschool:
Hand dominance - right or left handed
Drawing with detail
Writing their name
Neat and accurate scissor skills
Gross Motor - Skills For Preschool:
Catching and throwing
Running and jumping with co-ordination
Muscle tone for strength and stability
Mid line crossing
Visual Perception - Skills For Preschool:
Finding hidden objects
Self Care - Skills For Preschool:
Managing zippers and buttons
Opening snack packets
Packing school gear
Following Direction - Skills For Preschool:
Naming and identifying colors
Following multi directions
Counting to 10
Concentration and completing activities
"A child's best educational opportunities & growth depend on the combined efforts of the parent, the teacher & the child. The greatest contribution on the part of the parent should come before the child even begins their formal education."
Angel Academy Preschool
THE STAFF AT Angel Academy pRESCHOOL ARE UNITED IN THEIR BELIEF THAT ALL CHILDREN:
Have the power to learn
Are curious & creative
No two students have exactly the same skills or learning style. Concepts will be presented through games, songs, movement, finger-plays, and other audio-visual means. Each child's individual needs will be considered to assist them to develop to the best of their abilities. The daily routine includes large group, small group and individual instruction. Finally Angel Academy believes that a child is most able to reach his or her fullest potential when there is cooperation between the preschool and home.
THE FIRST TEACHER
As your childs' first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in preschool.
PARTNER WITH US
We invite you to work with Angel Academy to help students get all they can out of their growing years.