KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

Umaña Academy is a Chrsitian Preschool & Kindergarten child care center in Mission Viejo, CA.  We are conveniently located at the I-5 Freeway & Crown Valley Parkway.  If you are looking for a warm, loving & nurturing environment for your Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten child, Umaña Academy is the place for you.  In addition, we offer various daycare options for our working families.

 

Our "Passport to Kindergarten" Program sets your child up to be among the top of their classes wherever their education takes them. Coupling hands on activities, dynamic small group atmosphere and a reading/writing based approach to learning, your children will amaze you at what they will be accomplishing.

 

 

 Academic Instruction:

 

Academic Subjects:  Subjects covered are Phonics, Reading, Language, Writing, Arithmetic, Science, Social Studies, Bible, and Country & Culture. In addition, chapels are held each week and feature our Praise Band.  Special field trips and hands-on learning are just a few of the plans designed to develop in your child an earnest love of learning!

              

 Fine Art Instruction:

 

Spanish:  Los Cadetes:  Emersion based spanish class introduces your children to the Spanish language using our unique method designed to encourage conversation.  Spanish songs, games and crafts will bring the culture to life and provide a setting to use our new words and phrases.

                                               

Music:  Beethoven Basics:  This music class will instruct your children in basic music theory.  They will learn how to recognize important musical symbols, such as treble and bass clef, middle C, rests, measures and dynamic signs to name a few.  Important works from each composer will also be featured.

 

Art:  Art & Music Medley:  This dynamic class brings to life artists and composers backgrounds and history to create meaningful works of art. Each week the class will feature an artist or composer, discuss his works and paint something that illustrates a part of their lives. Still lives, portraits, landscapes and seascapes will make up the subject matter.  Watercolor, acrylics, oil pastels and colored pencils will be the medium.

 

 

 

PROGRAM DAYS:

Choose from 3 or 5 day program offerings.

 

 

AGES:

Student must be 4.9 years old at the start of the program.

 

 

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE:

15 students per class.

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION & TIMES:

• Half Day Program: 8:15-12:00pm

Academic subjects include Phonics, Reading, Language, Math, Writing, Social Science & Science.
Fine Art subjects alternate between Music, Art and Spanish.

 

• Full Day Program: 8:15-2:45pm

Half day program curriculum plus lunch bunch, recess, and other enriching stations & activities included.

*We recommend a full day program for students entering 1st grade in the Fall.

 

• Daycare Program: 8:15-6:00pm

Students begin their day in AM club, enjoy a full day Kindergarten program and finish their day in warm & loving daycare environment.

 

**We offer traditional 10 month calendar year programs as well as year-round options for our working families.

 

 

 

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

At Umaña Academy Preschool & Kinder we focus on the development of the “whole child”, choosing to encourage and motivate each child in their social, cognitive, spiritual, emotional & physical development.

 

 

Bible Based:  

We encourage spiritual development according to Christian principles for a child’s character development, focusing on the Fruit of the Spirit, which are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithful, gentleness & self-control.     

                   

Individualized Instruction:

We view each child individually and independently from the group.  Our desire is to help each child reach their individual potential.

 

Strong Academics:  

We expose students to academics concepts through developmental exercises & hands on activities that will spark your child’s desire to learn.

 

Fine Art Emphasis:  

We include music, art, foreign language & social skills into our curriculum, knowing that this too is an invaluable part of their overall education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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