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Clinton Ealry Learning Center logo

Amy Franz, Director

Nadine Karrat Briggs, Assistant Director
nkarrat@hamilton.edu

Clinton Early Learning Center
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, N.Y. 13323
315-859-4176

Preschool Curriculum


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 DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY

    1. Reciting nursery rhymes, finger plays, poetry
    2. Listening to stories
    3. Participating in dramatic play
    4. Using puppets
    5. Name recognition
    6. Letter recognition
    7. Reciting the alphabet
    8. Conversation skills
    9. Listening to recordings
    10. Movement games
  2. SOCIAL SKILLS / SELF-HELP

    1. Cooperating and following rules
    2. Following directions
    3. Helping others
    4. Sharing and taking turns
    5. Developing independence
    6. Using good manners
    7. Self-control
    8. Dressing with assistance
    9. Problem solving
    10. Personal hygiene
    11. Cooperative play skills
    12. Field trips
    13. Developing pride in accomplishments
  3. SOCIAL STUDIES

    1. Holidays / Multicultural awareness
    2. Community helpers
    3. Maps
    4. Transportation
  4. SCIENCE

    1. Nature walks
    2. Experiments
    3. Weather chart
    4. Seasons
    5. Body parts
    6. Science table
    7. Plants
    8. Animals / animal habitats
  5. MATH READINESS

    1. Counting
    2. Sorting skills
    3. Measuring / scooping
    4. Calendar skills
  6. CREATIVE ARTS

    1. Developing fine motor skills
    2. Encouraging self expression and creativity
    3. Experiencing a variety of art media
    4. Color/shape recognition
  7. FINE MOTOR

    1. Cutting
    2. Puzzles
    3. Gluing
    4. Gripping writing utensil appropriately
    5. Lacing
    6. Blocks
    7. Playdough
    8. Manipulatives
  8. LARGE MOTOR

    1. Playground and bike path
    2. Wheel toys
    3. Movement songs
    4. Climbers