We have had two of our children in the Building Blocks program from preschool to SK. We originally enrolled our first child because of his many allergies and because his attention was easily diverted.
The preschool program was a wonderful way to introduce your child to a school setting, training them to sit in circle times and participate in songs and games. This program is a good prerequisite for starting JK as they are already familiar with the structured class time.
JK: This has been a very successful program using Jolly Phonics to teach your child to read. As a parent I was truly amazed how quickly both of our children could grasp the phonic concepts and allow them to read 3 to 6 letter words.
SK: The children will further their skills learned in JK by learning to read and spell words far above what regular school programs offer your children. They will also learn the fundamentals of grammar such as nouns, verbs, etc.
Many of the children who go to a regular JK/SK program will often struggle entering into Grade 1. Investing in their future now will help them to succeed in years to come.
Matthew is in the SK class. His brother Joshua finished SK with us last year.