We offer a program tailored to meet specific needs of children preparing to enter kindergarten. We hand selected a state approved curriculum that aligns with the standards used in the public schools systems. It identifies all of the essential learning elements, including literacy and language development including, reading readiness, math, social studies and STEM activities. We also emphasize social and emotional awareness and character building through learning and play activities. Our preschoolers entering school will meet and exceed the state's standards as measured in kindergarten. 
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Kindergarten Readiness
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6725 Montgomery Road | Elkridge, Maryland 21075 | Office: 410-796-4561  | Fax: 410-796-3957 | Info@GELCridge.org
Ms. Judy- Lead Teacher
Ms. Maya - Teacher Aide

7:00-8:30- Meet & Greet/Drop-Off
8:30-9:30- Morning snack/Free play/Bathroom
9:30-10:00- Morning circle Time/Morning Message/Calendar
10:00-10:15- Music & Movement (Brain Break)
10:15-10:45- Math Learning Centers/Small Groups/Crafts
10:45-10:55- Music & Movement (Brain Break)
10:55-11:30- Reading/Language Learning Center/Small Groups/Crafts
11:30-12:00- Outside Exploration
12:00-1:00- Lunch Time/Bathroom
1:00-1:20- Quiet Time/Independent Reading
1:20-1:45- Read Aloud/story Time
1:45-2:30- Handwriting Practice
2:30-3:00- STEM & Science Activity
3:30-4:00- Free Paly/Learning Centers
4:00-5:00- Outside Exploration
5:00-6:00- Free Play/Learning Center/Dismissal 

Supply List 
  • Backpack 
  • Water bottle 
  • Changes of clothes and one pair of shoes

​Envision Math: enVisionmath 2.0 Common Core is a comprehensive mathematics curriculum for Grades K-5. It offers the flexibility of print, digital or blended instruction. enVisionmath 2.0 provides the focus, coherence and rigor of the Common Core State Standards. Project-based learning, visual learning strategies and extensive customization options empower every teacher and student. 

Reading Street: Reading Street Common Core is a comprehensive reading program that is built on solid research and prioritizes instruction for every grade: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Text-Based Comprehension. A focus on concepts, language and content area knowledge ensures that students are building that deep, transferable knowledge necessary for comprehension and ultimately college and career readiness. 

Elevate Science: Phenomena-based learning uses inquiry to engage students in "doing" science. Welcome to Elevate Science! It's a K-8 science program that starts with real-world, observational phenomena like weather, robots, oil spills and space travel. It's authentic science that gets students questioning, problem solving and engineering solution through inquiry and evidence. Elevate Science brings three dimensional learning to the classroom.