All Aboard the Animal Train Package
All Aboard the Animal Train is our year-long hands-on learning adventure with fun and easy-to-teach Bible-based lessons. Your child will learn about 12 animals through stories, finger plays, creative play, and colorful animal cookie cutters. Along the way, they will experience spiritual growth, cognitive development, reading and math readiness, and develop a love of learning.
Preschool For 3 Year Olds
All Aboard the Animal Train
Hands-on learning couldn't be simpler! Easy-to-teach activities are all scheduled for you with almost no preparation. (Who has time to gather ribbon in 6 colors, cut out 50 little penguins, or plan new activities every day?) Your child will learn about 12 animals (one in each unit) through finger plays, creative play, and colorful animal cookie cutters.
Our program is also bursting with fabulous books, all scheduled for you, about each animal. We're excited about this fun, educational curriculum with Christian values and character development!
with My Father's World
- Complete Preschool Curriculum
- Multi-Sensory Hands-On Activities
- Focus on Character Traits, Colors, and Animals
- Developmentally Appropriate
- Step-by-Step Instructions
- 60 Minutes Daily
The Goals of Our Program Are:
Spiritual Growth:God loves us, so we love God and others. Twelve character traits - love, obedience, patience, kindness, sharing, thankfulness, politeness, friendliness, forgiveness, joy, truthfulness, doing your best. Three Bible stories and a memory verse for each character trait.
Reading and Math:Read-aloud stories and poems to develop reading readiness and a love for books. Print awareness, phonemic awareness skills (rhymes, etc.). Informal alphabet readiness - watch the adult write and read words, enjoy several alphabet stories and an optional alphabet art activity. Numbers, colors, shapes - a variety of multi-sensory activities develop true understanding.
Physical Development:Develop gross motor skills - pretend to be an animal, play outside, and more. Develop fine motor skills - squeeze play dough, paint and color, learn finger plays, and more. Focus on health and nutrition by enjoying healthy snacks.
Music:Each unit has a preschool learning song (about animals, colors, etc.) and a Bible song, using Sing for Joy CD created by MFW.
Cognitive Development: Creative thinking, problem solving, imaginative play. Songs and fingerplays.
Science:Twelve animals - what fun!
Enjoy Activities and Learning Experiences:
Each of the 12 three-week units focuses on a character trait, a color, and an animal. For example, Unit 1 focuses on love (God loves us, so we love God and others), rabbits, and red.
Hear Bible stories about God's love, sing a Bible song, create a unit poster, help make red play dough, enjoy red foods, go on a red color hunt and pretend to be a rabbit.
Unstructured outside play for exploration, health and large motor development.
Books and poems scheduled in the Teacher's Manual; included in the Package (A list of optional library books focusing on the 12 animals you will study is also included.)
Five semi-independent activities; toys from the Package and other simple-to-gather items listed in the Teacher's Manual.
This program is ideal for you if:
- You have a
Flexible, easy-to-use programwith a stack of read-aloud books, paint, activity sheets and educational toys with daily lessons.
- You have a
You will love picking from
books and activities:to make special memories with your grandchild.
- You are homeschooling
Your older child may enjoy
helping teach your little one.
"I like the simplicity of the activities. I like that the projects are easy and I do not need to buy lots of supplies. I LOVE the books."Magda L.
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