Sept 2017 - Aug 2018 Preschool Curriculum Kit Contents
Our Fireflies® preschool curriculum kits are full of engaging activities and educational enrichment for children aged 3 to 5 years old. See a description of each item below.
Start your day with the opportunity to foster a kind, caring environment where every child feels welcome and secure. Display the calendar base where children can easily see it when they gather for this daily routine. Laminated, 18" X 12".
Shape,Color,and Number Display
This year's wall display has a fun colorful Castle theme designed to showcase the colors, shapes, and numbers that are part of activities each month. Refer to the display not only during your daily circle time, but anytime children need a quick reference for colors, shapes, or numbers. Laminated, 18" X 24".
NEW! Shape/Color/Number Display Pieces
New this year, all of the shape, color, and number pieces will be included in your Starter Pack with your first order! Emphasize different colors, shapes, and numbers each month. You can refer to the display during the Daily Basics portion of the day and at other times when children are exploring and engaging in activities. Easy punch-out pieces.
This display is designed to help children build observation skills with the world around them. Children describe the day's weather and recognize weather patterns each week. Laminated, 9" x 12".
NEW! American Flag Display
Use all year long while saying the Pledge of Allegiance or enjoying other patriotic activities of your choice. Laminated, 9" by 12".
NEW! Early Learning and Development Continuum
Our new Continuum helps you easily document skills! Domains, Sub Domains, Goals, and Indicators are identified for infants to 5 year olds. Research-based skills outline the sequence of developmental benchmarks. Indicators are listed with each curriculum activity. 18" x 24" poster, and 5" x 22" quick reference chart.
Monthly Teacher Pack
Preschool Curriculum Guide
The Fireflies® Curriculum Guide follows a daily lesson format that makes this guide easy to use and sequences learning so new skills build on previous knowledge. Each daily activity integrates learning across various domains. Learning objectives clearly illustrate the educational purpose of each experience. Suggestions are included for ways to individualize activities to meet differing ages, interests, and abilities. Over 250+ activity ideas!
Watch your library grow as you receive a new book every month! Use these age-appropriate, theme-related books to promote early literacy through shared reading and independent exploration.
Calendar Heading and Pieces
These monthly and daily pieces are designed to teach children how a calendar works and how to track the passage of time. The calendar days also offer a great patterning activity!
Alphabet Display and Word Cards
Knowledge of the alphabet is strongly associated with success in learning to read. The Fireflies® Curriculum Guide suggests ways to use these cards to help children with letter recognition and phonological awareness. The word cards help children learn new words and sounds, and become more confident speakers. Punch-out pieces.
NEW! Character Card
Our monthly Character Card features a real life photo depicting a positive character trait that children can aspire to! Post on your wall to remind children of the character trait throughout the month.
4 Spanish Cards
These picture cards are great for starting two-way conversations about everyday items. Spanish translation and pronunciation included to expose children to a second language and help with dual-language learners.
Math Game Board and Pieces
Build foundational math skills while encouraging problem-solving, cooperation, and social skills. The lesson plans include suggestions for using the games, but children may think of other ideas, too! Laminated, 12" x 18" game board and punch-out pieces.
4 Learning Center Materials
Rotating materials in learning centers keeps the childrens’ interest high. These materials relate to the monthly themes, includes a nursery rhyme, and help children develop a variety of skills across various learning domains.
Use these bilingual cards to promote counting, numeral recognition, and number concepts. These colorful cards will help make math engaging and fun!
Word wall words help familiarize children with words that are mentioned frequently throughout a theme. When children see the word next to the picture, they begin to associate the word with the represented object.
NEW! Fine Arts Display
Introducing classic fine art pieces enhances children’s understanding and appreciation of creative art expression and the vast world we live in. Using the new monthly Fine Arts Display and the accompanying activities will help children dive into imaginative and intellectual concepts at their level.
Monthly Children's Pack
Communicating with families invites them to engage with their children's learning. These colorful notes provide valuable information to families, and builds bridges between home and school. One per child.
Choice Between Personal Journal OR Practice Pages
This children's resource is used to practice what the children have been learning during the month. They provide hands-on activities focusing on monthly concepts as well as serve as a communication tool with families. Children will be so proud to show their families what they are learning! The Journals are bound 16-page booklets with perforated pages. They provide printing practice for letters and numbers for older children and additional theme-related pages for enhancing critical thinking skills. The Practice Pages are loose sheets (9 per child) and are for the younger children in your group. They do not provide any printing practice, but instead offer a more simplistic approach to practicing basic skills.
16 Creative Art or Prop Activities with supplies for each Child
Children and parents alike love these engaging projects. Help children develop fine motor skills, express creativity, problem-solve, and explore. Some days, preschool children create puppets or props they can incorporate into dramatic play. On other days, they may create gifts they can proudly give, or artwork to display in your setting or at home. Supplies are included for each child.
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