BJU Press Early Childhood Philosophy | Preschool & K5 Subject Resources

All BJU Press materials are thoroughly Bible-based with a strong Christian worldview.

  • Age appropriate
    • The materials present age-appropriate concepts and skills.
    • A variety of activities help promote readiness.
  • Developmentally appropriate
    • The instruction and activities are based on research showing that children develop at different rates spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially.
    • The materials provide many natural, age-appropriate opportunities at a wide variety of levels.
    • The program allows the teacher to identify and address each child’s individual needs.
  • Flexible
    • The teacher is the key.
    • The teacher is able to have a flexible schedule within a familiar routine.
    • The program offers the teacher many choices for activities and presentation of materials based on the children’s level of development and learning styles.
    • Visual
    • Auditory
    • Kinesthetic
  • Interactive
    • A large selection of hands-on, experience-based activities promote development and learning.
    • Children observe, explore, and learn while participating in fun, age-appropriate activities.
  • Discovery-based
    • Children discover and experience. Discovery learning is vital to developing children’s problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
    • Numerous opportunities are provided to involve the children in conversation and language.
    • The teacher is encouraged to engage the children mentally and verbally through higher-level questioning.
      • Literal: How many pigs were there?
      • Interpretive: Why did the wolf want to blow the houses down?
      • Critical: What kind of house do you think the pigs will build next time?
      • Appreciative: What kind of a house would you want to live in?
  • Exciting
    • The children will have fun and look forward to coming to school each day!

  
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