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Three Year Old Goals

Goals for the Three Year Old Class

Social Skills 

Children will further develop their ability to interact with their teachers and peers through:

  • Engagement in solitary and parallel play
  • Participation in group activities
  • Adjusting to classroom routines and following directions
  • Learning to play well and empathizing with others
  • Developing appropriate manners and respect for others

Cognitive and Language Skills 

Children will enhance their listening and speaking skills as well as pre-reading and writing skills including:

  • Understanding and following directions
  • Communication and sharing ideas with their teachers and peers
  • Expanding their vocabularies and improving sentence structure
  • Phonics skills, including letter and sound recognition
  • Phonemic awareness

Mathematical Skills

Children will learn age-appropriate mathematical and problem-solving skills including:

  • Counting and quantifying
  • Recognizing and sequencing patterns
  • Identifying and sorting simple shapes and objects
  • Measurement and comparison

Scientific Thinking 

Children are encouraged to learn about their environment by observing, asking questions, and drawing conclusions through activities such as:

  • Planting and gardening
  • Water play
  • Experimentation with various materials
  • Predicting and recording information using drawing, maps, and charts

Judaic Studies 

A positive Jewish identity and familiarity with Jewish celebrations and traditions will be cultivated through:

  • Celebrating and learning about Shabbat and Jewish holidays
  • Reciting Jewish prayers
  • Developing their Hebrew vocabularies and learning Jewish songs
  • Learning the meaning of tzedakah (charity), derech eretz (how to treat others), and other mitzvot


Children will gain appreciation for the arts through:

  • Using art to express their imagination and creativity
  • Incorporating music into their classroom routines
  • Experimenting with various art materials
  • Exploring sensory and gross motor activities

Physical Skills 

Children will develop fine and gross motor skills through age-appropriate activities and play such as:

  • Water and dramatic play
  • Dancing to music
  • Gym activities and games with assorted sports equipment
Mon, July 15 2024 9 Tammuz 5784