Programs

We accept children between 2 and 5 years old. All of our preschool programs are rooted in our basic philosophy that shutterWhisper-IMG_5675children learn best through play and need to be given ample opportunities to explore, imagine and discover the world around them. Our curriculum is developed in-house and is based on a blend of Creative Curriculum and Reggio Emilia, and customized specifically for the children we care for. Our teachers follow children’s lead and explore concepts that interest them through in-depth Projects.

 

 

Our curriculum incorporates development of skills in 7 learning domains, all taught through play-based activities:

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  • Alphabetics
  • Phonological Awareness & Phonics
  • Print Concepts
  • Emergent Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Expressive Language Development
  • Listening Comprehension

 

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  • Reasoning and Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking Skills and Analysis
  • Symbolic Representation
  • Sequencing and Time
  • Early Mathematics
  • Number Concepts & Operations
  • Algebra – Sorting & Classifying, Patterns, Mathematical Structures, Quantitive relationships, Change
  • Geometry
  • Measurement & Comparison
  • Time & Spatial Relationships
  • Data Analysis

Gross Motor
Fine Motor
Creative Arts
Social & Emotional
Self-Help & Adaptive

Toddlers (2 – 3 years old)

Our Toddlers are busy throughout the day with exciting activities. They love to use all their senses to explore their surroundings and to discover new things. They also use their growing bodies to learn about the world – they jump and run and dance. They are just starting to understand the complex relationships our world consist of and are infinitely curious about everything around them.

Preschoolers (3-4 years old)

Preschoolers’ days are filled with fun and adventure. Their imagination is in full bloom and they are ready to play pretend all day long! Of course they are also interested in bugs and bees, growing plants, colors of the rainbow and homemade musical instruments. They ask thousands of questions and love to discover the answers!

Pre-Kindergarten (4-5 years old)

Our Pre-Kindergarten program is structured for older preschoolers that are getting ready to enter Kindergarten. We adhere to strict guidelines established by the New York Department of Education to make sure every child leaving Alphabet Academy is ready for school. We focus on important skills such as emerging literacy, growing independence, task engagement and better listening. Most importantly, we make sure children are eager to learn and excited about new discoveries and making new friends.

Take a closer look at the schedule and activities here