Our Rocking Kindergarten Readiness Program
At Drool of Rock, we pride ourselves on our one of a kind, music infused learning experience. Our musicians work hard all year ’round, creating songs that coincide with the lesson plans current in the curriculum. Every day we have circle time, writing exercise, mathematics, science, art, and music. Below is a break-down of our daily schedule, as well as the themed lesson plans for our classrooms throughout the year.
Here’s examples of what children work on during scheduled times
Manipulatives = Play doh, Legos, Blocks, Building, Puzzles, Sensory Games
Circle Time = Role Call, Calendars, Days of the Week, Months, Time of Day, Intro to the Lesson Plans for the Day
Free Play = Center time, Games, Outdoor Play and Movement Activities
Art = Creating, Drawing, Painting
Lesson Time = Letters, Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Themes
Library = Exploring our Library Shelves, Story Time, Choosing Books for Nap Time
Outdoor Play and Movement Exercises = Playing outside or Learning Indoor Movement Activities
Music Center Time = Concerts, Music Education, Instrumental Basics, Song Time, Dance and ROCK.
Themes the children will study throughout the year
This is a general break-down of what the children will be learning throughout the year.
The 3 and 4 year old classrooms will also be introduced to a letter and number each week.
|Fall = Back to School, Leaves, Halloween, Spiders, Pumpkins, Farms, Owls, Turkeys, Pies|
|Winter = Winter Holidays, Snow, Stars, Ice, Valentines, Reindeer, Bears, Polar Bears, Sledding, Gingerbread, Candles, Mittens|
|Spring = Pigs, Lambs, Bunnies, Butterflies, Ladybugs, Flowers, Rain, Ducks, Eggs, Gardens, Bunnies, Clouds, Shamrocks|
|Summer = Fish, Sand, Oceans, Picnics, The Sun, Sunflowers, Bugs, Jungle, Outer Space, Worms, Crabs, Whales, Camping, Frogs|
|Shapes = Diamonds, Ovals, Circles, Rectangles, Squares, Triangles, Hearts|
|Colors = Red, Blue, Yellow, Green Orange, Gold, Silver, Purple, Pink, Black, Brown, White, Grey|
|Transportation = Airplanes, Boats, Busses, Trains, Cars|
|Community = Safety, Firefighters, Police Officers, Teachers, Librarians, Doctors, Mail Carriers, Dentists, Grocery Store, Veterinarians|
FALL : All About Me, Back to School, Fire Safety, Health and Safety, The Alphabet, Numbers, Fall Season, Columbus, Jobs/Careers, Halloween, Voting, Musical Instruments, Colors, Thanksgiving / Turkeys / Pilgrims, Magin
WINTER : Winter, Food Groups, Winter Holidays, New Years, Months of the Year, Favorite Things, Elvis Presley, Spanish Words, Dental Health, Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, Transportation
SPRING :Colors of the Rainbow, Caterpillars and Butterflies, Lucky Charms, Spring Things, Bunnies and Baskets, Circus, Rain, Recycling, Earth Day, Frogs and Tadpoles, lants / Flowers/ Planting Seeds/ Mother’s Day, Pets, The Zoo, Fairy Tales, Graduation, Travel
SUMMER :Flags of the World, Golf / Father’s Day, Bugs and Insects, 4th of July, Camping, Community Helpers, Ocean Life, Space and Planets, Sports, Trains, Travel and Vacations.