We are now using a new Junior Kindergarten curriculum. The curriculum is called the Fire Flies and it's from the Funshine Express Company Funshineexpress.com. Alhamdulillah the curriculum covers many areas in the children’s overall development.
Below are the program’s guiding principles and goals taken from the curriculum guide book:
Program’s Guiding Principles:
Research shows that children learn by doing and they need many opportunities to explore and grow. This curriculum activities foster creativity and promote emotional, cognitive, social, language and physical development. Appropriate activities build self-esteem and enthusiasm for learning.
- The curriculum will be based on current research and sound educational theories of early childhood learning and development.
- We will provide a wide range of hands-on, interactive materials allowing children to experiment and explore their surroundings.
- The activity and project suggestions provided in our kits are aligned with specific learning goals and objectives.
- The program will encourage involvement of family members in each child’s learning.