All classes (in all age groups) at our Havertown location are full, but there is still some availability in Broomall. Please call (610) 325-7099 for more information!

Junior Kindergarten

Junior Kindergarten is a program that is designed for those children who are preparing for kindergarten. Developing the awareness of upper and lower case letters, mathematical concepts and reasoning, and introduction to the scientific method of thinking is an important aspect of this program.

Language Arts and Reading Readiness Skills

  • Phonics
  • Literature based reading activities
  • Learning to recognize sound differentiation
  • Learning to predict outcomes in stories
  • Learning to make inferences
  • Acquisition of basic sight vocabulary
  • Sequential memory problems
  • Rhymes, poems and fingerplays
  • Foreign Language
  • Learning that patterns and sounds represent ideas or objects
  • Writing upper and lower case letters
  • Creative writing
  • Journal Writing


  • Number recognition 1-50
  • Directional skills
  • Reasoning and problem solving
  • Geometry
  • Spacial relationships
  • Estimation and measurement
  • Place value via base ten blocks
  • Simple algorithms


  • Space
  • Magnets
  • Electricity
  • Ecology
  • Basic physics
  • Oceanography
  • Simple machines

Social Studies

  • Colonial America
  • Famous Americans
  • Children of the world
  • Geography
  • Basic map study
  • Folklore

Gross Motor Skills

  • Creative Movement and Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Cooperative games


  • Guided instruction
  • Self-expression


  • Impromptu Dramatization
  • Fall Program
  • Winter Program
  • Spring Program


  • Tempo
  • Pitch
  • Ear training
  • Musical instruments
  • Musical games


  • Self-esteem
  • Self-control
  • Independence


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