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Clinton Ealry Learning Center logo

Amy Franz, Director

Nadine Karrat Briggs, Assistant Director
nkarrat@hamilton.edu

Clinton Early Learning Center
75 Chenango Ave.
Clinton, N.Y. 13323
557-2340
557-2341

Pre-K Curriculum


View how CELC meets NYS Pre-K standards.

Each child is viewed as a unique person with an individual pattern and timing of growth and development. We plan our program accordingly. In order to build a broad foundation for your child's success, our goal is to focus on these essential learning skills.

  1. LANGUAGE ARTS (READING READINESS)

    1. Matching
    2. Likeness / Differences
    3. Opposites
    4. Rhyming
    5. Left to right progression
    6. Letter recognition (upper and lower cases)
    7. Letter sound recognition
    8. Reciting the alphabet
    9. Listening to stories
    10. Dramatics
    11. Conversational skills
    12. Printing first name
  2. SOCIAL SKILLS

    1. Listening
    2. Following directions
    3. Observing Uppie / Center rules
    4. Sharing
    5. Developing independence
    6. Using good manners
    7. Classroom participation (taking turns, raising hands)
    8. Mixing successfully with peers
    9. Problem solving
    10. Personal hygiene
  3. SOCIAL STUDIES

    1. Holidays / Multicultural awareness
      1. Introduce languages of other cultures
      2. Introduce customs/practices of other cultures
    2. Community helpers
    3. Feelings
    4. Transportation
    5. Acceptance of differences in others
  4. SCIENCE

    1. The five senses
    2. Color blending
    3. Weather (air, wind, water, snow)
    4. Animals
      1. Dinosaurs
      2. Pets
      3. Zoo animals
      4. Endangered species
      5. Animals of the sea
    5. Insects
    6. Seasons
    7. Plants
    8. Experiments
    9. Identify body parts
  5. MATH READINESS

    1. Counting
    2. Number recognition
    3. Writing numerals
    4. Calendar skills
    5. Sorting skills
  6. CREATIVE ARTS / MUSIC / RHYTHM

    1. To develop fine motor skills
    2. To encourage self expression
    3. To experience a variety of art media
    4. Color recognition
    5. Singing
    6. Rhythm instruments
    7. Creative movement
  7. FINE MOTOR

    1. Cutting
    2. Cutting on a line
    3. Gluing appropriately
    4. Gripping writing utensil appropriately
    5. Lacing small items
  8. LARGE MOTOR

    1. Playground and bike path
    2. Walks on campus
    3. Movement songs
    4. Large motor equipment