Two Year Old Program

Social Awareness

  • Recognize own uniqueness
  • Recognize he/she is one of many
  • Identify self by name and age
  • Engage in social interactions with peers and adults
  • Develop friendships
  • Foster self-esteem
  • Learn manners
  • Develop autonomy and independence
  • Begin to understand kindness and respect
  • Take turns and share
  • Learn “want and have”
  • Begin cooperative play
  • Use a variety of words to express feelings and ideas

Cognitive Awareness

  • Know and observe rules
  • Know terms related to direction, location, quantity, and size
  • Sequence daily events
  • Repeat simple patterns

Spiritual Awareness

  • Develop an awareness of the name of Jesus and associate Him with being loved
  • Know that God loves and cares for us
  • Know that God sent baby Jesus to show His love for us
  • Respond by demonstrating love for God through kindness, helpfulness and thankfulness
  • Respond and communicate to God (Jesus) through prayer

Fine Motor

  • Strengthen hand muscles and control including pincher grasp
  • Manipulative skills
  • Eye hand coordination
  • Cutting skills
  • Participate in fingerplays

Gross Motor

  • Body awareness
  • Discovering parts of the body and what they do
  • Body mechanics
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Running, hopping and jumping
  • Climbing
  • Throwing and catching
  • Manage dressing and undressing

Language and Listening

  • Listen to instructions and important information
  • Execute instructions
  • Develop vocabulary and fluency
  • Use a variety of words to express self
  • Talk about what is experienced
  • Use oral language in a variety of situations
  • Engage in conversation
  • Recognize familiar sounds

Reading and Writing

  • Letter recognition
  • Become aware of speech sounds
  • Name recognition
  • Respond to storytelling
  • Create original class stories
  • Discriminate forms of letters
  • Learn concepts of print
  • Participate in emergent literacy skills
  • Become a self conceptualizing reader
  • Scribble as a stage of early writing


  • Count orally
  • Number recognition
  • Match objects in one to one correspondences
  • Form groups and sort according to attributes
  • Match size and shape
  • Count objects in a set
  • Identify geometric shapes
  • Compare size
  • Orally identify a number of objects


  • Use senses to gain information
  • Observe events and changes in our environment
  • Compare similarities and differences among objects
  • Know and practice rules of safety
  • Perform simple, visual science experiments

Music Awareness

  • Identify source of sounds
  • Discriminate conditions of sound (soft/loud, quiet/noisy)
  • Verbally demonstrating recollection of songs
  • Reproduce sounds and sound patterns
  • Use imitative movement
  • Play simple rhythm instruments


  • Experiment with art materials
  • Experiment to discover properties of art materials
  • Discover color
  • Express self through picture making, print making and constructing
  • Experiment informally with media
  • Discover line, shape, texture, and color by seeing and feeling objects


  • Become familiar with common kitchen tools and appliances
  • Gain some hands on exposure to food items
  • Count and measure appropriate amounts needed