Miss Deanna's 5's

This is a Kindergarten Readiness Class.

Miss Deanna has been with Tree of Knowledge Christian Preschool for 22 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 11 years and also 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