What We Teach

Bloom Learning Academy uses an amazing curriculum, ABCJesusLovesMe. The ABCJesusLovesMe Preschool Curriculum is a comprehensive, research-based preschool curriculum focusing on Bible, academics, and development. Each curriculum contains goals and objectives to gauge the child’s learning and growth. Beyond the weekly lesson plans, ideas and materials are provided to support parents and teachers along the way.

Pre-reading

Handwriting

Bible

Music

Self-care

1 year olds

  • be introduced to several Bible stories, poems, songs, and books
  • know their first and last name
  • know 28 signs for basic words
  • be introduced to 28 animals
  • be introduced to 9 colors and 7 shapes
  • name various pieces of clothing
  • increase fine and gross motor skills
  • name and point to body parts
  • learn basic obedience
  • be introduced to many quality books

2 year olds

  • be introduced to several Bible stories, memory verses, Nursery Rhymes, fingerplays, and songs which they can recall with assistance when prompted
  • know their first, middle, and last name along with their dad’s, mom’s, and sibling(s)’ names
  • know the name of their hometown and state
  • be introduced to letters and their phonetic sound
  • be introduced to pointing and counting numbers 1-10
  • be introduced to 9 colors and 7 shapes
  • be introduced to many quality books
  • be introduced to the five senses, opposites, different textures, and other academic concepts
  • be introduced to scissor use and basic tracing
  • increase fine and gross motor skills
  • understand basic manners and self-care points

3 year olds

  • know several Bible stories, memory verses, Nursery Rhymes, and songs which they can recall when prompted
  • begin to know the names of all the uppercase and lowercase letters
  • begin to know the phonetic sound of all the letters
  • be able to correctly trace all uppercase and lowercase letters with their finger
  • know by name and be able to correctly trace the numbers 1-15 with their finger
  • be able to identify various 9 colors and 7 shapes
  • be able to demonstrate spatial concepts, sorting, and the AB pattern
  • be able to say the letters of their first name as well as write each letter by tracing
  • be introduced to a variety of themes based on the alphabet
  • be introduced to many quality books
  • be able to use scissors and draw their family
  • increase fine and gross motor skills

4 year olds

  • know several Bible stories, memory verses, poems, rhymes, and songs which they can recall when prompted
  • know the name of each letter in the alphabet – lowercase and uppercase
  • know the phonetic sound of all letters
  • be able to correctly write the lower and uppercase letters of the alphabet
  • know by name and be able to correctly write numbers
  • be able to identify 9 colors and 8 shapes
  • be able to name the days of the week and months of the year
  • be able to demonstrate spatial concepts, sorting, sequencing, opposites, size, and patterns (AB, ABB, ABA)
  • have a basic knowledge of stranger danger, hygiene, manners, and emotions
  • be able to explain and identify the four seasons, five senses, and various community helpers
  • be able write their first name (1″ tall) using a capital letter for the first letter of their name
  • be able say their full name, address, and phone number
  • be able to politely answer the phone and call 911
  • be introduced to many quality books and learn proper care of a book
  • be able to state the beginning, middle, and end of a story and draw their favorite part of the story
  • have a solid foundation of pre-reading skills through rhyme, phonemic awareness activities, and syllables
  • be able to use scissors and draw their family
  • increase fine and gross motor skills along with visual perception skills