The early learning academy of ABCmouse is divided into four. They are preschool, pre-K, kindergarten, and homeschool. Each program is for children ages 2-8. The preschool curriculum includes some topics, including reading (uppercase alphabet ! to Z, math (numbers 1-5, circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, diamonds, and stars), world around use (getting dressed, my body, and the market), and art & colors (red, yellow, blue, orange, green, purple).
The preschool curriculum of ABCmouse early learning academy focuses on the important basics in the four main curriculum subjects of reading, math, world around us (beginning science and social studies), as well as art & colors, establishing the foundation of knowledge for young children that they can build upon with the confidence and success.
The preschool reading curriculum of ABCmouse includes a lot of online preschool reading activities that stress those aspects of reading that are most important for very young children. Those include increasing oral vocabulary, developing phonemic awareness, and learning the names of the letters of the alphabet.
Talking about the oral vocabulary, when your child reads something, he or she will look at the written words on the page and decides what words to speak the written words represent. However, this one does not help your child to understand what they are reading unless they also know the meanings of those spoken words. The compilation of the spoken words that he child understands is usually called his or her oral vocabulary. The larger oral vocabulary of the child, the more words he or she will be able to read and understand. There are a lot of activities that support the oral vocabulary development in preschool reading online curriculum of the site.
When it comes to the phonemic awareness, every letter of the alphabet represents the sounds that make up spoken words. In order to read all of those, children have to be able to identify those sounds. For instance, what are the beginning, middle, and ending of the word dog? The child might have to practice listening to sound in words in order to answer those questions. According to the reading experts, the process to identify the separate sounds in spoken words is words phonemic awareness. For a lot of children, practicing the ability to recognize the sounds in words is able to make the big difference in how fast they learn to read.
The pre-K curriculum includes some topics such as reading (letters A to Z, uppercase and lowercase), math (numbers 1-20, circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, diamonds, and stars), world around us (weather, plants, and sports), art & colors.
The kindergarten curriculum includes several topics such as reading (alphabet, basic, phonics, words, word families, and sight words), math (numbers 0-100, shapes, introduction to addition and subtraction, patterns, and telling time), world around us (the four seasons, the earth, the moon, the sun, and the planets), art & colors (colors and shades of colors).
The homeschool of ABCmouse early learning academy offers some features such as more than 9,000 learning activities in reading, math, beginning science, social studies, art, and music; the full online preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade curriculum; a step by step learning path which guides the children through the curriculum at his or her own pace.