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Preschool Room

Preschool Room



Preschool Room Daily Schedule

9:00-10:00am Morning activity

10:00-10:30am Judaic/ Davening Circle

10:30 Snack

10:45-11: 15 Morah Rochel’s circle time

11:15-12:00 Outdoor play

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Storytime


Monday- Webby Dance ( Hot Lunch: Pasta)

Tuesday- Alphabet Soup

Wednesday- Soccer (Hot Lunch: Chicken)

Friday- Gymnastics


Preschool Room Curriculum Overview
1. Developing Sense of Self
  • Children are able to label and regulate their own feelings
  • Children feel comfortable seeking help from adults
  • Children can form significant trusting relationships with adults
  • Able to handle new situations and changes in routine
  • Learn to handle various social environments
  • Children show an understanding in choice
  • Feel comfortable participating in group activities
  • Able to recognize and keep  track of their individual belongings
  • Show respect for their school environment
  • Children are willing to clean up after themselves with a lessening amount of supervision.
2. Strengthening Gross and Fine Motor Function
  • Able to perform locomotor skills such as running, jumping and hopping
  • Further develop balancing abilities
  • Capable of climbing over and under things with ease
  • Developing their throwing, rolling and catching skills
  • Exhibit self-care skills ( feeding, dressing)
  • Demonstrates good hand washing skills
  • Able to show increasing control over small item manipulations
  • Mimic writing in play and produce some recognizable patterns
3. Socioemotional Development
  • Begin to understand and name their feelings in themselves and others
  • Learn how to wait turns and to share
  • Develop communication skills
  • Learn to cooperate in a group
  • Bond with teacher(s)
  • Start to develop conflict resolutions skills
4. Growing cognitive abilities
  • Develop problem solving through a variety of methods
  • Learn to be persistent with tasks
  • Label objects by a variety of attributes
  • Identify and create patterns
  • Participate in pretend play by themselves and in groups
  • Begin to understand the difference between real and imaginary
  • Capable of turning thoughts into a drawing or building
  • Learning to recognize the alphabet
  • Start to distinguish their name and how to write it
  • Foster the ability to verbalize thoughts and observations
  • Promote curiosity and learning
5. Math Skills
  • Start recognizing the numbers 1-10
  • Learn simple math skills with representational objects
  • Add and subtract with objects
6. Language Skills
  • Children develop the vocabulary base to express themselves and can communicate in complete sentances
  • Help develop each child’s rhyming word knowledge
  • Able to follow spoken instructions
  • Produce complete answers to questions
  • Children feel comfortable engaging in conversation
7. Judaic Learning
  • Recognize each holiday
  • Children become proud to do a Mitzvah
  • Know the Davening and join in circle time
  • Be familiar with the symbols and routines for Shabbat






In this Section
Upcoming events
Dec. 13, 2017
Pretend City Cotton Candy Menorah lighting is a fun annual event for the whole family. Reservations must be made in advance HERE.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Children’s Chanukah Choir is back! Rehearsals will be held every Monday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00pm starting November 27th at Chabad of Irvine. This choir is open to all children ...
Dec. 16, 2017
Join us for this delicious communal Friday Night Dinner at Chabad of Irvine as we celebrate Chanukah following 6:00pm services. RSVP here. Candle Lighting 4:26pm
Dec. 17, 2017
Candle Lighting at Spectrum: Join us for a beautiful candle lighting at the Spectrum as we light our Menogi Menorah.
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