Sandcastle Preschool
435 NW 21st Street
Corvallis, Oregon 97330
Barbara Bunch , Director
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Preschool
Curriculum
At Sandcastle Preschool, we feel it is important to
expose children to a wide variety of experiences.  In
planning our curriculum we include the following:

*CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT
*SOCIAL SKILLS
*LANGUAGE ARTS EXPERIENCES
*ARTS AND CRAFTS
*GROSS AND FINE MOTOR SKILLS
*MUSIC
*PRE-MATH SKILLS
*PRE-READING SKILLS
*FIELD TRIPS


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We use 'The Creative Curriculum', a forward thinking,
comprehensive, research-based and proven curriculum

*Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum - 4’s & 5’s
Including Readiness & Writing, Numbers & Math,
Language and Literacy
*Second Step - Social Awareness   
*Kindergarten Readiness     

Sandcastle Preschool is also able to refer children with
special needs such as speech therapy, physical therapy,
and developmental delays through referral with Linn
Benton Early Intervention.

The following is a list of activities
generally included in a day at preschool:

*Free Play
*Art
*Snack
*Movement and Exercise
*Story Time,
*Calendar and Sharing
*Directed Activity
*Music

*Student evaluations are done in the fall to determine
goals for each child during the year
, and again in the
spring for comparison
.   
*Conferences are held in April to give parents and
teachers an opportunity to talk about a child's progress
throughout the year.

*We believe effective communication between teacher
and parent and is essential for a positive outcome and
experience for each child.