Preschool Program

The Gardner Academy preschool is supported by the FIRST 5 program. FIRST 5 is the care management support for Gardner families with children ages 0-5.

Philosophy: The state preschool philosophy is that we are turning little learners into big successes.


Curriculum

Glad Theme Units

Language Arts: (Rigby) Estrellita

Math: (Wright Group) Growing with Math

Books in English:
Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpiller. Putnam, 1981.
Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon. Harper, 1947.
McBratney, Sam. Guess How Much I Love You. Candlewick Press, 1995.

Books in Spanish:
Carle, Eric. La oruga muy hambrienta. Philamel, 1994.
Brown, Margaret Wise. Buenas noches luna. Harper Arcolris, 1995.
McBratney, Sam. Adivina cuántote quiero.Kokinas, 1997.