At Berry’s Chapel Preschool, we want our students to be comfortable and confident in mastering the social and academic expectations for each age group. Using curriculum from Frog Street Press and Handwriting without Tears, developmentally appropriate activities are prepared to help every child master these expectations. Our teachers work with children to master the following skills:

2 Year Olds

Beginning coloring skills

Color identification

Social and interpersonal skills

Motor skills through the use of various manipulatives

3 and 4 Year Olds

In addition to the above skills,

Beginning scissor skills

The verbal and written spelling of the child’s name

Letter recognition (uppercase)

Beginning handwriting using the Handwriting without Tears curriculum

Number recognition (1-10)

Beginning math skills (counting, sorting, etc.)

Spatial Concepts (opposites, time, position, etc.)


In addition to the above skills,

Enhanced scissor skills

Writing their first name

Letter recognition of both upper and lower case letters (includes the ability to write the letters)

Memorization of birthday, home address, and telephone number

Story sequencing

Number recognition up to 20

Advancement of counting skills and pre-math skills

Introduction to “sight words”

Additional Curriculum

Spanish Curriculum

Four-year-old and PreK classes participate in weekly Spanish classes where introductory Spanish is taught. Children learn numbers and colors in Spanish as well as simple common phrases and songs.

Music & Movement Curriculum

Weekly, fours and PreK children participate in music and movement enrichment designed to advance brain stimulation and development.

Bible Curriculum

Each week, a school-wide devotional is presented where children’s songs are sung and a Bible lesson is taught. Additionally, Bible stories are presented daily in each class using our Bible Box curriculum. The Bible Box curriculum provides various materials including crafts, games, drama, and songs which allows the Bible story to be repeated using different methods.