"1. GROW SPIRITUALLY so as to:
develop a sense of trust.
realize their need for God's love.
know Jesus as their personal savior.
respond to God's love.
feel secure in God's love and care.
see themselves as God's children.
2. GROW EMOTIONALLY so as to:
develop a positive self-concept.
be free to risk failure and be comfortable with mistakes.
develop a sense of security and trust.
show independence and self-responsibility.
channel emotions into appropriate and acceptable outlets.
3. GROW SOCIALLY so as to:
learn to play, work, and communicate with peers and adults adjust to group situations.
accept others even though they may be different from self.
develop a sense of community.
accept change in environment and routines.
4. GROW PHYSICALLY so as to:
develop gross and fine motor coordination.
develop eye-hand and eye-foot coordination.
become aware of his/her own body.
5. GROW INTELLECTUALLY so as to:
continue to develop language use and understanding.
develop pre-reading skills such as:
understanding of symbols;
love of and interest in books.
develop an ever increasing attention span.
complete tasks begun.
initiate his or her own activities.
6. GROW CREATIVELY so as to:
view him/herself as a unique individual created and valued by God.
express ideas in his or her own unique way.
be free to create artistically using a variety of media.
develop his/her God-given talents and abilities. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website