Our Curriculum

A strong educational foundation is vital to your child’s long-term success.

The Kid Ranch believes in a structured curriculum for your child. A strong educational foundation is vital to your child’s long-term success. Getting routines and structure in their early years establishes the ability for a child to be self-driven and focused learners.

6 weeks to 12 months

Activities Include:

  • A lot of floor time to work on motor development
  • Work on fine and gross motor skills through play and feeding
  • Older infants learn to drink out of cups
  • Older infants work on self-feeding
  • Sensory development

13 to 18 months

Activities Include:

  • Work on Sign language vocabulary daily
  • Become familiar with shapes and colors
  • Finger painting
  • Learn body parts: head, shoulders, knees and toes
  • work on sensory with projects: Ex: play with ice, color with whip cream etc.

19 to 24 months

Activities Include:

  • Learn to be familiar with their letters and shapes
  • Work on a letter each day with a corresponding art project
  • Count to 10
  • Work on new sign language words weekly
  • Work on fine motor skills with planned activities

2 year olds

Activities Include:

  • Coloring, painting, gluing, working puzzles and building with blocks, to help your child refine fine motor skills
  • Recognizing and sound out letters of the alphabet
  • Recognize each shape and color in English and Spanish
  • Daily weather recognition
  • Days of the week
  • Months of the year
  • Count to 20 in English and to 10 in Spanish
  • Work on time management

PreK 3 year olds

Activities Include:

  • Recognize and sound out each letter of the alphabet
  • Use new sounds and words;
  • Connect letters with sounds;
  • Use letters representing sounds as they practice writing letters;
  • Recognize shapes and colors in both English and Spanish
  • Work on a letter each day with a corresponding art project
  • Give a daily weather report
  • Learn their days of the week, months of the year and seasons/ holidays
  • Count to 50
  • Phonetic awareness is promoted through books, songs and activities.
  • Teachers model correct grammar and sentence structure.
  • Begin adding and subtracting
  • Begin writing letter, numbers, first and last names
  • Toys, games and writing materials help develop finer muscles and motor skills
  • Encourage manners and positive attitudes.

PreK 4 & 5-year-olds

Activities Include:

We are always proud that our children that graduate from our program usually test highest in the class once they move on to kindergarten. We pride ourselves on making sure that our pre-k children have the skills they need to be successful in public school emotionally, socially and academically.

  • Letter writing
  • Recognition of classmate name
  • Storytelling
  • Story development anticipation
  • Print concepts
  • Letter writing and early spelling through phonics
  • Writing
  • Other literacy opportunities within classroom learning centers
  • Recognize sight words
  • Begin to sound out words
  • Use letters representing sounds as they practice writing words
  • Follow multi-step directions
  • Basic math skills: start adding and subtracting
  • Count to 100
  • History: learn our presidents and presidential facts.
  • Students’ creativity and imaginative expression develop, as they continue with art, dramatic play and role-playing.
  • Encourage manners and positive attitudes.

What Parents Are Saying About The Kid Ranch

I absolutely love this center! I would not have it any other way. They go above and beyond for my girls. Especially one of my twins who sometimes needs a little extra care! They make sure to let me know what is going on and when stuff is needed for their rooms… I would definitely recommend them to anyone…. Much better than other schools in the area.

Ashley Kelly

Don’t you know children are God’s most precious gift?   –  Psalms 127:3