Little Bears Child Pre-K Program

Our Programs – Pre K

Pre Kindergarten Program


Our Pre-K program uses the Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines for curriculum planning. The Guidelines organize descriptions for child development for children age three to five into eleven domains in ways that allows children to reach their developmental milestones. The Guidelines also support unique learning needs of children with learning challenges and whose home language that is not English. Our classrooms are set up in learning center environment, which allow for teacher-guided activities, while maintaining flexibility for the children to independently explore areas of interest.

Colorado Early Learning Curriculum

The Guideline’s domains will develop your child’s capacity to meet more specific learning expectations in Kindergarten. Our Pre-K program will continue to build upon the foundation established in our Preschool program to ready your child for entry into Kindergarten. The Guidelines eleven domains include:

  • Physical Development & Health
  • Social & Emotional Development
  • English Language Development
  • Language Development
  • Literacy Knowledge & Skills
  • Logic & Reasoning
  • Mathematics Knowledge & Skills
  • Science Knowledge & Skills
  • Social Studies Knowledge & Skills
  • Creative Art Expression
  • Approaches to Learning

Kindergarten Readiness

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While our daily lessons incorporate basic writing skills, literacy development, letter and number recognition, we recognize that kindergarten readiness encompasses much more than just these basic skills. We focus on the whole child when it comes to readiness for elementary school. These additional skills include the ability to follow routines, self-help and independence. These skills will help carry your child through school successfully for years to come.