Pre-Kindergarten Program

KIDS in Discovery Objectives

Pre-Kindergarten Program

a child oriented program with activities that will prepare your child for kindergarten


  • Responsible for personal items: coats, bags, cubbies
  • Goes to the bathroom independently.
  • Tells what he/she needs.
  • Follows routines independently.
  • Independently dresses for outdoors: coat, hat, mittens.


  • Demonstrates confidence.
  • Plays with other children.
  • Takes turns & shares.
  • Accepts disappointment.
  • Accepts adult guidance.
  • Demonstrates self-control.


  • Speaks in 5 word sentences.
  • Follows 2-3 step directions.
  • Speaks clearly.
  • Participates in group discussions.


  • Uses crayons with control.
  • Uses pencils with control.
  • Uses scissors with control.
  • Manipulates small pieces.
  • Large motor skills appropriate for age.


  • Shows self-direction.
  • Attends to a task: in a group.
  • Attends to a task: when working independently.
  • Completes tasks.
  • Transitions from activities appropriately.
  • Helps with clean up.
  • Uses class materials appropriately.
  • Waits his/her turn when speaking in a group.
  • Participates in circle and class activities.


  • Identify shapes: circle, square, triangle, rectangle.
  • Identify colors.
  • Works 24 piece puzzle.
  • Says first/last name.
  • Prints first name.
  • Uses left to right progression.
  • Responds to a story by answering questions.
  • Identifies letters of the alphabet.
  • Identifies sounds of the alphabet.
  • Sorts objects.
  • Completes simple patterns.
  • Recognizes numerals 0 – 10.

Come & join our Preschool Adventure!

Kids in Discovery Preschool is a weekday ministry of Discovery United Methodist Church serving children from the age of 2 through 6 years of age.

We are a child-oriented program with developmentally appropriate activities that will prepare your child for kindergarten while incorporating basic Christian values.

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KIDS in Discovery Preschool

13000 Gayton Road
Henrico, VA 23233

Phone: (804) 360-7421
Fax: (804) 360-5492

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