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Kindergarten Readiness

The Butterfly Room helps your child be ready for Kindergarten!

Learning is fun with friends at GBLC

Learning is fun with friends!

Watch your child thrive and be ready for the next big leap in their education–Kindergarten!

At Great Beginnings Learning Center, our Kindergarten Readiness class is called the Butterfly Room, and our experienced teachers help your child be ready with plenty of fun learning programs and engaging activities!

Our Kindergarten Readiness program centers around the curriculum of Kindergarten. Sight words, reading, spelling, promoting critical and cognitive thinking, science, math, and writing skills. Creativity is stimulated through Music, Art, and Dramatic Play. Teamwork and Socialization with Others are highly promoted.

Schedule

6:30-8:30am — Greet families, free play
8:30-9:30am — Breakfast snack, hand washing, toileting, self-directed activities
9:30am-12:00pm — Rug time, Centers, outside or muscle room play
12:00-1:30pm — Hand washing, lunch, toileting
1:30-3:00pm — Naptime, indoor or outdoor activities as children awake from nap
3:00-4:00pm — Hand washing, afternoon snack, toileting, self-directed activities
4:00-6:00pm — Developmental activities, clean up, snack, departure

Extra Clothes

Exploring during Kindergarten

Exploring during Outdoor time!

What to bring*

  • Extra underwear in case of accidents
  • If your child is not potty trained yet, please consider bringing diaper wipes because the child can be cleaned better.
  • Child must have shoes (preferably not sandals)
  • Blanket, small pillow and/ or stuffed animal, if child wishes to have these
  • Sunscreen

*It is important for families to also check with their classroom teachers to get a complete list.

Positive Behavior Modification System

Behavior Butterflies

Children will have an individual butterfly on the class flower that has their name on it. At the beginning of each day the butterfly starts on the petals of the flower (the green portion.)

If persistent negative behavior occurs the child’s butterfly will be moved* down the stem to the first leaf, (the yellow portion), and eventually, if the behavior continues, the red portion or bottom leaf. Each child has the opportunity to move their butterfly back up to green through positive behavior.

*Movement of the Butterfly will be recorded on the child’s daily sheet.

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