Miss Deanna's 5's

 This is a Kindergarten Readiness Class.
Miss Deanna has been with Tree of Knowledge Christian Preschool for 20 years. Her experience as a classroom teacher shines through in her knowledge of preparing children to enter Kindergarten. She is assisted by Miss Stephanie.  Stephanie has been assisting at TOK off and on for 8 years and now co-teaches a class on Tues/Thurs.
                                              Miss Deanna                                                          Miss Stephanie                                                  

  • Left to right progression
  • Rhyming
  • Letter identification
  • Letter sound association
  • Sequencing
  • Syllables
  • Opposites
  • Letter formation
  • Name printing
  • Journaling
  • Praise of emergent writing skills
  • Scissor dexterity
  • Recognizing and exploring numbers 1-20
  • Shapes and colors
  • Sorting, patterning, classifying & graphing
  • Months of the year
  • Days of the week
  • Beginning exposure to +, - and =


  • Using a child's natural curiosity, hands-on activities help develop observation skills as they explore their world.
Creative Arts
  • Experience with different mediums and textures
  • Colors, color mixing, and color words
  • Experience a variety of songs and movement activities
  • Play simple rhythm instruments
  • Gain exposure to important pieces of classical music

  • Sharing and taking turns
  • Using words to express feelings and emotions
  • Self-control
  • Personal responsibility
  • Listening
  • Stories
  • Songs
  • Positive Christian values