COMMUNITY PROVIDERS

All Kids “R” First Preschool locations are Community Providers for the Office of Early Childhood’s Preschool Program

EARLY CHILDHOOD

The program guarantees free quality preschool for all Trenton Residents ages 3 or 4 before September 30th of the year they are enrolling. We follow the Creative Curriculum and are required to meet the standards set by the Trenton Board of Education.

CERTIFIED TEACHERS

Each classroom has a Certified Teacher and qualified Teachers Assistant. Our staff works very hard to keep up with new learning techniques and teaching methods which will benefit your child's learning experience.

FAMILY OUTREACH

All our locations employ Family Workers to assist families in many aspects of daily living. Family workers are a direct connection to the community resources available, and provide information about programs that will benefit your child and family.

PRE - K REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

We accept
child care connection

Summer camp and extended hours available! See if you qualify for assistance!

SKILL BUILDING!

Brought to you by Creative Curriculum®

SCIENCE / MATH

· Provides opportunities for a child to discover, explore, experiment, inquire, investigate, problem solve, and develop decision making skills · Develop an awareness of the environment and human responsibility for its care · Observe the properties of objects both living and non-living · Develop and demonstrate an understanding of numbers · Develop an understanding of patterns, relationships, and classification

ART

· Provides an opportunity for the child to express his feelings about him/herself, home, and community. · Develop fine motor skills, which are a pre-requisite for printing and writing activities · Help build a positive self-concept · Plan and work independently to create their own representation of art · Develop an understanding of color, texture, shapes​

COMPUTERS

· We work on developing social skills · Increase hand-eye coordination · Develop fine motor skills · Provides experiences in problem solving activities

BLOCK AREA

· Develop social skills · Increases child’s understanding of mathematical skills (size, shape, space, measurement, etc) · Develops gross motor · Increases child’s attention span · Learn new vocabulary words such as: over, under, between, large, and small, etc.)

TABLE TIME

· Provide an opportunity to use counting, matching, patterning, and classifying skills · Help develop social skills (sharing and taking turns) · Increases child’s mathematical vocabulary, language arts skills and concepts · Promotes and understanding of left-right direction · Increases development of fine motor skills · Increases hand-eye coordination · Provides experiences in problem solving activities.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

· Helps promote the development of gross motor skills (running, jumping, climbing, etc.) · To work with a group to achieve a common goal · Fosters cooperative play · Provides an opportunity to participate in science exploration and activities such as: planting a garden, learning about the neighborhood, going to a sculpture garden, etc. · Promote social skills

LIBRARY

· Help children learn how to care for books · Increase verbal skills · Develop listening skills · Increase attention span by listening and re-telling stories · Develops orderly thinking (sequence of story)