Preschool Program

Notice: Shishu Nilayam (Preschool, TK, & K) is an in-person program.

Additional Details for Shishu Nilayam (Preschool)

Preschool Program Curriculum

This is a holistic fun-based program with a plethora of themes targeting the various “Child Development Domains” for promoting optimal growth in the early childhood of children. The activities will be planned based on the culture, needs, and events at the time. It will touch upon the *STREAM subjects appropriate to the age-group as per the standards set forth by the California Department of Education. The goal is to create a balance of Conventional (Modern) and Scriptural education. 

*STREAM: Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts & Math

It is a unique trilingual program where the children will be exposed to three languages – English, Samskrit and Hindi. This is the best age where children easily are able to formulate the nuances required in the correct pronunciation of the letters in the different languages. Emphasis will also be placed on math (numbers, patterns, sorting, shapes, etc,), simple science facts, weather, planets, days of the week, months, seasons, nature and the world around, just to name a few examples. The children will be taught simple shlokaa, bhajans, and songs. The children will be exposed to simple yoga exercises that they can practice regularly as well as brainstorm about healthy nutrition. Of course, we will have our favorite stories from the epics (Ramayana & Mahabharata), puranaas, and different genre to provoke the curiosity and questioning in the child. When possible, we may do some hands-on experiments, arts and crafts to provide room for creativity and improve the subtle soft motor skills. Various strategies including books, and educational tools will be employed to expose the children for a vast genre of subjects. Different social skills would be encouraged through various strategies to enhance character building such as the following:  

A lot to learn and it is a life-long process that is initiated as early as possible for a firm foundation. The benefits of the program are visible when the children are enrolled for a longer time. A positive reinforcement and encouragement at home will help in accelerate the learning process.


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