Spiritual Domain
Developing a respect for God, self, others, and all God created:

  • Nurture an awareness of God as our loving Father
  • Cultivate a love of God’s gifts
  • Encourage speaking and listening to God with reverence
  • Explore God’s family: Jesus, Mary and Joseph
  • Promote positive feelings about honesty and respect

Social Domain
Interacting with adults and with other Children:

  • Engage in independent and group activities
  • Take turns, share and cooperate with others, and share classroom materials
  • Express needs, concerns, and fears, in an acceptable manner
  • Interact with others by role playing and dramatic play
  • Express positive feelings about self

Cognitive Domain
Acquiring, sorting, and retrieving information:

  • Make discoveries
  • Discover attributes of objects, how things work
  • Make comparisons (more/less, larger/smaller, taller/shorter)
  • Develop simple and complex sorting skills
  • Put objects, events, actions in all kinds of relationships
  • Explore number properties
  • Experiment and identify geometric shapes
  • Describe experiences in time (first, last, before, after)
  • Generate ideas and make predictions
  • Use physical principles (weight, balance, stability)

Language Domain
Developing communication skills through listening, speaking, and reading:

  • Use language to communicate
  • Listen for turn-taking cues in conversation
  • Attend to and follow oral directions
  • Use language to solve problems and negotiate
  • Show an interest in various forms of literature
  • Listen attentively to stories, songs and poetry
  • Be aware of the connection between text and illustrations
  • Be aware of the sequence of the story (beginning, middle, end)
  • Perform physical sequence of moving from left to right
  • Assign labels to letter symbols
  • Recognize own name
  • Grasp and manipulate writing implements

Physical Domain
Developing large and small muscle control:

  • Perform large muscle activities such as balancing, hopping, galloping
  • Perform manipulative skills such as throwing, catching, kicking
  • Perform small muscle activities such as snapping, buckling, buttoning
  • Manipulate materials for eye-hand coordination
  • Use visual discrimination skills for matching and grouping objects
  • Coordinate hands and eyes through visual guiding to copy and trace
  • Manipulate objects to use as tools