Fours Program Class Curriculum
CPI’s primary goal in all classes is for our children to enjoy school and to have positive feelings about school and themselves. The Fours program is taught by a qualified and experienced teacher who is assisted by a co-oping parent. During the course of the year, CPI will work on the following skills, with emphasis on the social skills at the level appropriate for each age:
Self Discovery & Independence
Communicating with Others
Development of Self-Help Skills
Good Safety Habits
Sharing with Others
Fine & Gross Motor Skill Development
Learning to Work in a Classroom Atmosphere
Listening to Others
Shapes and Colors
Fruits & Vegetables
Winter Holiday Celebrations
St. Patrick’s Day
City & Country
Caterpillars & Butterflies
- Large and small group games and activities will foster skills such as alphabet recognition (upper and lower case), printing letters (upper and lower case), letter sounds, left to right progression, sequencing, and rhyming.
- Stories, picture reading, pre-reading skills, and a phonics reading program are integrated throughout the curriculum.
Math and Science
- Primary goals for each student are: counting (1-50), number recognition (1-31), counting by tens, and advanced shapes.
- More than and less than, graphing, patterning, sequencing, measuring, and sorting, are emphasized daily.
- In addition to monthly thematic units, a variety of fun activities and cool experiments will enhance the curriculum.
Art and Music
- All free art and guided crafts will encourage personal creativity and individual expression.
- Students will enjoy learning new songs, rhythms, and dances, as well as playing with a variety of instruments.
- Sensory activities, outdoor play, blocks, housekeeping, dress-up, puppets, manipulative toys, puzzles, dramatic play, etc.
Field Trips and Special Occasions
- In-school field trips (i.e. Firefighters, Policemen, Dentist, Tae Kwon Do, Fire Safety Puppet Show, Reptiles Alive)
- Graduation Ceremony & Halloween, Winter, Valentine’s Day, and Spring Parties
- School-wide Fun Days (i.e. Fun Fair, Fitness Day, PJs and Pancakes, Pirates & Princesses, School Picnic)
- Parent-Teacher conferences will be held in January or February.
Special Helper and Snack
- Approximately once a month, each family will be assigned a day to co-op in the classroom and provide snack for the students. As the special helper, your child will also bring a show & tell item to share with the class.