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Bowen Gina Dba Carousel Academy Preschool/day

1729 North Meadowlark Road
Orem, UT 84097

Phone:
(801) 362-2352

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Co-op

From the Director:

Carousel Academy encourages the input of the parents. Theme checklists are provided for parents to contribute their specific learning influences for their child.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

Learning Center Based- Smaller Group Instruction

Day in the Life

General School Mission

This year Carousel Academy Preschool will give your child the opportunity to learn about many concepts. These Concepts will be focused on consistently throughout the school year. They are the following

Books
Cleanliness
Colors
Cultural Awareness
Dental Health
Language and Literacy
Manners
Measurement
Name/Letter Recognition
Numerical Awareness
Nutrition
Pre-Math
Pre-Reading
Science
Self-Concept
Shapes
Social Skills

A Typical Day

Motor Activities
Opening Group-
Song/Story
Choose Helpers
Show and Tell (person)
Language Activity
Transition

Free Selection
Music
Creative
Sensory
Science
Cognitive
Dramatic Play
Manipulative
Other
Transition

Concept
Story
Songs
Activities
Small Group Activities
Transition

Small Group Activities
Creative
Fine Motor
Cognitive

Outside Play
Transition

Lunch
Brush Teeth
Snack

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