Transitional Kindergarten - Monthly Curriculum:

October 2017

Theme: Fall and Family

Bible Stories: The Tower of Babel, Creation, Daniel & the Lions’ Den, Elijah

Character Building Emphasis: Appreciation for Families, Learning to Be Good Helpers, Respecting the Rights of Others, Putting Others First.

Memory Verses: “I will praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139:14

“The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it.” Psalm 24:1

Language and Vocabulary:

1. Autumn's changes, weather, nature, and activities

2. Fire prevention and fire safety

3. Rooms of the house, naming, sorting and classifying household objects

4. Cooking experiences and safety rules

5. Family members, jobs, clothing and activities

6. Body part naming, how parts move

7. Improving self-confidence and self-concept (I am special!)

8. Directional and positional concepts – in and out

9. Colors – red, yellow, orange, and blue

10. Shape – square

11. Letters- Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee


Fine Motor: Lacing, painting, cutting, coloring, play dough manipulation, making circles and path tracing

Gross Motor: Organized games, moving to music eye tracking objects

Premath: One-to-one correspondence, calendar activities, sorting, making sets, patterning, 0,1, and 2, circle, big and little

Creative Dramatics: Family roles, firefighters

Sensory Skills: Introducing all five senses