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Three Year Old Program

LilyPad’s three year old program is called the Grasshoppers. The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool allows our teachers to provide a rich classroom environment where children are encouraged to explore and are challenged to learn. Your preschooler will make new friends and develop self-confidence as he strengthens cognitive skills.

Our three year old program goals come from the Creative Curriculum® for Preschool and focus upon four main areas of child development, including:

  • Social/Emotional Development: This area includes goals for recognizing feelings and managing them appropriately, respecting the rights of others, and using thinking skills to solve conflicts.
  • Physical Development: The goals for this area of development include balancing while moving, coordinating eye-hand movement, and using tools for writing and drawing.
  • Cognitive Development: Exploring cause and effect, applying knowledge to a variety of experiences, and using numbers and counting are some goals from the cognitive area of development.
  • Language Development: This area includes goals for understanding and following oral directions, expression of wants and needs using words, participating in back and forth conversations, and demonstrating knowledge of the alphabet.

To view the complete list of goals and objectives: Creative Curriculum® for Preschool Goals and Objectives at a Glance (pdf)