Welcome to Ms.Sheila’s Class

Four-year-old’s have a natural affinity for language.

7:00 - 8:20am
Arrival, Free Play
8:20 - 9:00am
Cleanup, Breakfast, Free Play
9:00 - 9:40pm
Outside Play or Vigorous Indoor Activity
9:40 - 11:15pm
Circle Time, Centers
11:15 - 12:00pm
Hand washing, Lunch, Bathroom
12:00 - 2:30pm
Rest Time
2:30 - 3:15pm
Bathroom, Snack
3:15 - 4:00pm
Teacher Directed Activity
4:00 - 4:40pm
Outside Play or Vigorous Indoor Activity
4:40 - 6:00pm
Hand washing, Free Play, Departure


Four-year-old’s have a natural affinity for language. They are starting to think logically and can use language to express their thinking. Your pre-kindergartener is eager to explore and learn more about the world. Find out how your child can stretch her imagination and discover new concepts with confidence.

Movement milestones

    • Hops and stands on one foot up to five seconds
    • Goes upstairs and downstairs without support
    • Kicks ball forward
    • Throws ball overhand
    • Catches bounced ball most of the time
    • Moves forward and backward with agility
    • Milestones in hand and finger skills
    • Copies square shapes
    • Draws a person with two to four body parts
    • Uses scissors
    • Draws circles and squares
    • Begins to copy some capital letters

Social and emotional milestones

    • Interested in new experiences
    • Cooperates with other children
    • Plays “Mom” or “Dad”
    • Increasingly inventive in fantasy play
    • Dresses and undresses
    • Negotiates solutions to conflicts
    • More independent
    • Imagines that many unfamiliar images may be “monsters”
    • Views self as a whole person involving body, mind, and feelings
    • Often cannot distinguish between fantasy and reality

Cognitive milestones

    • Correctly names some colors
    • Understands the concept of counting and may know a few numbers
    • Approaches problems from a single point of view
    • Begins to have a clearer sense of time
    • Follows three-part commands
    • Recalls parts of a story
    • Understands the concept of same/different
    • Engages in fantasy play

Language milestones

    • Understands the concepts of “same” and “different”
    • Has mastered some basic rules of grammar
    • Speaks in sentences of five to six words
    • Speaks clearly enough for strangers to understand
    • Tells stories