Providing qualified families with knowledge, materials, and instruction to prepare their pre-school children for success in school and in life.

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Oakville, ON  L6H 6M8


Phone: 905 582 7860


Charitable# 837847813 RR0001

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What Children Learn at HIPPY

HIPPY Developmental Curriculum - Ages 3, 4 & 5

HIPPY Storybooks for

Ages 3, 4 & 5

HIPPY Pencils & Crayons

HIPPY Scissors

HIPPY Shapes

HIPPY Developmental Curriculum for Ages 3, 4 & 5

Language Development: expressive language, receptive language

 

Phonological Awareness: understanding that words are made up of sounds and letters. Includes rhymes, phonemic awareness and phonics. Letter Recognition Memory (Recall), sequential memory

 

Scientific Exploration: using a process of gaining an understanding of knowledge through observation, identification, investigation, problem solving and describing 

 

HIPPY Storybooks for

Ages 3, 4 & 5

Early Literacy: Reading Readiness, letter recognition, sound awareness, picture reading, & understanding words.

 

Listening Skills

Story Recall

Vocabulary Development

Logical Thinking

 

Story Comprehension: what and why something happens in a story 

 

Book Knowledge: understanding how books are constructed and used — title, author, concepts such as front and back cover, top and bottom of page, beginning, middle and end of the story

 

HIPPY Pencils & Crayons

Writing Readiness: Preparation for formal writing through the use of writing tools. Activities and experiences that aid understanding that writing is a format to express on paper what one can say, see or think

 

Parents model writing: Demonstrate writing and the different ways that writing can be used to express ideas.

 

Following Directions and instructions 

HIPPY Scissors

Eye-hand coordination

 

Fine motor control

 

Sequencing: cut out pictures and put events in the order they happened

 
 

HIPPY Shapes

Visual Discrimination: learning colours and shapes  

 

Math Readiness: Math concepts like quantity, size, one-to-one correspondence

 

Organizing: Categorizing and sorting  

 

Observation Skills

 

Writing Readiness: tracing shapes