Every effort should be made to assess and reflect
community, parish, and other local needs in designing a developmentally
appropriate preschool curriculum. Exploration, creative activity, and
play are essential avenues of learning in the preschool classroom.
Suggested areas of learning include readiness activities in:
Arts and crafts
Socialization and play
are many references and resources available to assist schools in
determining local needs and designing curriculum for the preschool
classroom. The assistant regional superintendents in the Department of Catholic Schools are available to provide guidance.