The most important aspect of early learning is to prepare children for future success and achievement in school and life. Understanding and applying the foundations of math, reading and language arts are perhaps our most important elements in achieving this future success.
Curriculum includes enrichment activities where children venture outside their classroom to visit specialized instruction in Music, Spanish, & Wellness. Select classes also include technology, yoga, art, gym and sports-specific instruction.
Mommy & Me Toddler Program
Parent/caregiver along with children have an opportunity to experience a “school” setting. Our teachers will guide you through basic hands-on art exploration with different themes along with stories, time with our music teacher,finger play and time to just play and make friends. Toddlers must be able to walk.
Must be 18 months by October 1. Children do not have to be potty trained. First Steps students will have fun age-appropriate activities that will start them on their First Steps towards learning! Language development, fine motor skills, and cognitive skills all done to exciting weekly themes. Their weekly schedule will also include classes in Music, Gym and Spanish.
Must be 2 1/2 years or older by October 1. Children do not have to be potty trained. Starters will experience their first time classroom as they become comfortable in a nurturing new school setting. Focus begins with building trust to ensure a smooth separation from home. Learning is fun as concepts are introduced through theme based curriculum. The inviting classroom setting and outside playground complement the needs of two year olds as they continue to grow in their social and emotional development. Children learn outside their classroom during their weekly specials.
Must be 3 years old by October 1. Inviting classrooms and enthusiastic teachers help make the Junior Learner experience come alive. A comprehensive theme-based curriculum, which covers language arts, cognitive skills, motor skills and social/emotional skills helps set the foundations of pre-reading and pre-math skills.
Children age 3 1/2 by October 1 must have completed a Starters program at Atlantis Prep to qualify for the Preschool Plus Program which is a 5 half day or 5 full day program.
Must be 4 years old by October 1. The focus is on fun and self-esteem as Junior Kindergartners emerge themselves into a theme-based curriculum that is focused on Kindergarten readiness. Hands-on activities such as creative dictated writing in a journal help encourage pre-writing. Sorting and grouping games make pre-math activities exciting. Science and indoor/outdoor playground environments develop the social and emotional skills.
The unique Midstream program for 4 1/2 – 5 year olds that stresses social skills while encouraging children to have fun exploring their academic environment. Students are given the “gift of time” as they continue to be challenged in a program developed for their specific age group. Through play, structure activities and individual guidance, each child develops self-esteem as well as social, cognitive and physical skills in a caring and supportive environment. Students must have completed PRESCHOOL PLUS or JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN program or have a teacher recommendation for the MIDSTREAM program.
The Atlantis Prep Kindergarten program prepares students for a future that requires competency not only in language arts, mathematics, science and technology but also in inter/intrapersonal knowledge. Our daily schedule captures and directs the enthusiasm and energy of the child through a wide range of classroom approaches guided by the instructional needs of the individual learner. Includes all specials.