Four Year Olds Dancing

It’s fantastic being four

Curiosity and energy are overflowing when you’re 4. At St. Ann Center, we harness all that kid-power through exploration, play, study and accomplishing objectives to prepare your child for school.

Here’s what your child will learn:

  • LITERACY Notices and discriminates between sounds; identifies the names of letters; uses letter-sound knowledge; writes name; writes to convey meaning
  • SELF-HELP SKILLS Dresses and undresses self, zips coat, self-serves lunch
  • SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL SKILLS Interacts with peers; forms relationships with adults; solves social problems; cooperates and participates positively in groups
  • THINKING SKILLS Shows positive approaches to learning, curiosity and motivation
  • MATHEMATICS Compares and measures; recognizes patterns
  • LANGUAGE Uses correct grammar; takes part in conversation
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things, objects and materials and the Earth’s environment
  • SOCIAL STUDIES Demonstrates self-knowledge, understanding of people and how they live; explores change related to familiar people or places
  • THE ARTS Explores visual arts, musical concepts and expression, dance and movement and drama

Four Year Olds Exercising

Intergenerational activities include:

  • Exercise with adult friends
  • Art and music in our specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia care unit

Just for fun:

  • Messy Mondays (we really get into our art!)
  • Cooking activities
  • Nature walks
  • Swimming
  • Field trips—mini golf, field day at local parks, visit to a pumpkin farm

As our new Bucyrus Campus continues to grow, we will add more special programs to mirror all those available at the Stein Campus. Visit our website often to watch our progress!

Supplies parents need to provide:

  • Nap time blanket
  • Swimsuit/towel (water shoes/flip-flops optional)
  • Small backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen