Our Curriculum   
         Dedicated to creating a Warm & caring                              Atmosphere for children in this special place                      we call     "Nursery School"   


                   Goals 
        We would strive to stimulate the development of the
           whole child by applying these goals:.

1.TO ENCOURAGE A SMOOTH TRANSITION-
To provide an atmosphere where the children will feel happy, and comfortable.

2.DEVELOP SELF-CONTROL-
To work towards the child becoming self-disciplined, self-guided or self-directed through providing learning activities in making judgements and decisions.

3.  GET ALONG WITH OTHERS- 
To provide an atmosphere where there are "happy experiences."

4.  DEVELOP A POSITIVE SELF-CONCEPT-
To have the child feel good about him/herself with the initial adjustment to new people, places.

5.  LEARN TO GIVE, SHARE, AS WELL AS RECEIVE AFFECTION -
To help the child feel secure and loved in his/her environment.

6. DEVELOP FINE AND GROSS MOTOR SKILLS -
To challenge these while giving guidance and support.

7.  TO STIMULATE CHILD -
Through encouragement of curiosity, thinking, reasoning, and gathering of information.   

                      Curriculum

A.  SENSORY MOTOR DEVELOPMENT HAND EYE CO-ORDINATION:

1. Art-cutting, pasting, creative drawing, painting.
2. Puzzles
3. Play-dough, sand box, water table
4. Building toys

B.  LARGE MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT:

1. Block play
2. Dancing, creative movement activities
3.Music and Movement: 
 Dance Teacher, Gym Teacher, Zumba Kids
4. Games(non competitive)
5. Outdoor play
6. Parachute play

C.  SCIENCE:

1. Seasons - nature
2. Math concepts-shapes and number recognition, fun with graphing
3. Color-color days
4. Computer play-discovering computers
5. Cooking-measuring and mixing

D.  SOCIAL SCIENCE:

1. Self Image-senses and emotions
2. Name and letter recognition, phonics-
    3's:  Scholastic letter books.
   PreK:  Beginning to Read, Write and Listen
          workbook series.
3. Scholastic’s learning withClifford
:5. Community Helpers "people in the neighborhood"
6. Other Special days: Author days, Beach days, etc.
7. Field Trips
8. Guest Speakers                    
A Child-centered, Holistic Approach










Our teachers develop age-appropriate activities that introduce and strengthen academic and social skills.






The Little Nursery School
154 Orchard St.
Ellington, CT.   06029
(860) 871-2241
154 Orchard St.
Ellington, CT.   06029
(860) 871-2241
The Little Nursery School