Kindergarten/Kindergarten Prep

Where Teachers are Our Guide

At STEM Preschool engaging, educational, and creative lesson plans are shaped by growing, curious, and active minds. 

Hours: 8:20am-3:30pm

Before and After care 7:30am-6:30pm included.

Curriculum

Science

Technology

Math

Music & Art

 

 

Scientific Investigations, Reasonings, and Logic

  • Scientific method

  • Record observation using both pictures and words

  • 5 senses

  • Chemical and Physical Reaction

Force, Motion, Energy

  • Push vs Pull

  • Magnets

  • Ramps

  • Speed

Matter

  • States of matter

  • Gas

  • Solid

  • Water

    • Sink and Float

    • Water absorption

    • Different Bodies of water

Life Processes

  • Human Body

    • Body Anatomy

    • Health and exercise

    • Food groups

  • Living vs. Non-Living

    • Characteristic of living organisms

  • Animals

  • Land, air, and ocean animals

  • Animal Life Cycles

  • Animal needs

  • Mammals, Reptiles, amphibians

  • Insects, spiders, bugs

  • Insect Life Cycles

  • Plant life cycle

  • Plant needs

  • Dinosaurs/Reptiles

  • Types of Dinosaurs

  • Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores  

Earth/Space Systems

  • Earth

    • 7 continents

    • Layers of the earth

    • Rocks, Minerals, and Landforms

  • Moon

    • Phases of the moon

  • Sun

  • Planets

  • Stars

  • Star constellations

Earth Patterns, Cycles, Changes

  • Sunrise /sunset

  • Weather

  • Seasons

  • Water Cycles

  • Volcanos

  • Natural Disasters (tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.)

Earth Resources

  • Recycle

Nature

  • Exploring Nature

  • Making a connection to the outside world  

  • Robotics

  • Computer Science

  • Algorithms and Programming

  • Computing Systems

  • Snap circuits

  • Cybersecurity

  • Design, build, and Create

  • Bridges

  • Machines

  • Developing and using models

  • Recognize different types of building and structures

  • Natural made worlds vs human made world

  • Blueprints

Simple systems

Number and Number Sense

  • addition and subtraction

  • Identify numbers 0-30

  • Read, write, and represent numbers from 0-30

  • one to one correspondence number 1-20

  • Count forward orally by ones from 0 to 100

  •  Count forward orally to 100 by 1’s, 5’s, and 10’s

  • Count backward orally by ones when given any numbers 1 and 15

  • Compare and order number set from least to greatest and greatest to least

  • Fractions

Computation and Estimation

  • Solve single step story and picture problems with sums to 10-15 and differences within 10-15, using manipulatives  

Measurement and Geometry

  • Identify, penny, nickel, dime, and quarter

  • Identify dollar bills 1, 5, 10.

  • Identify number of pennies equivalent to a nickel, a dime, and a quarter

  • Identify 2D and 3D shapes

  • Compare object or events by length, height, weight, temperature, volume and time.

  • Clock

Probability and Statistics

  • Organize, collect, data

  • Graphs, pictures graphs,

Patterns, Functions, and Algebra

  • AB, AABB, ABC

  • Sort objects by one attribute

Music:

  • Recognition Famous artists

  • Singing and dancing

  • Understand high/low pitch and rhythm

  • Beat recognition

  • Playing instruments

  • Recognition of wind and percussion instruments.

  •  Demonstrating the difference between the singing voice and the speaking voice

 

Art:

  • Paint

  • Color

  • Draw

  • Stamping

  • Photography

  • Cultural art

  • Textures

  • Patterns

  • Fine motor skills

  • Digital art

  • Communities

  • Transportation

  • Maps/Globes

  • Recognize past and present events

Geography

  • Bodies of water

  • Landforms

  • use simple maps and globes

  • Positional Words

 

Economics

  • Community Leaders

  • Local neighborhood

  • STEM Occupations

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Civics

  • Classroom Jobs

  • Social skills

  • Self-help skills

  • Presidents

  • Holidays

Engineering

Engineering

History & Social Science

Reading, Writing

& Foreign Language

Reading, Writing

& Foreign Language

Writing:

  • Write their first and last names

  • Writing in complete sentences

  • Identify text features specific to the topic, such as title, heading, and pictures.

  • Differentiate pictures from writing.

  • Capitalize all proper nouns and the word

Reading:

  • Read and comprehend fiction and nonfiction

  • Understand letters represent sounds, and identify the sounds

  • Recognize rhyming words

  • Make predictions.

  • Discuss characters, setting, and important events.

  • Relate previous experiences to what is read.

  • Ask and answer questions about what is read.

  • Authors and Illustrators

 

Phonics awareness:

  • Identify and recognize uppercase and lowercase letters

  • Vowels

  • Sight words vocabulary

  • Position words (above, below, next to, behind, inside, outside)

 

Spanish:

  • Speaking and writing Spanish in sentences.

 

  • Word recognition

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