At Kids Crossing, the mission of our 4K classroom is to provide a diverse and challenging environment so each child has the opportunity to become an enthusiastic and independent student. We recognize that children learn in different ways, so we teach and work with each child as a unique individual to help him or her become a successful lifelong learner. In this classroom we teach using the 4K Benchmarks for Development and Learning. Our program follows a play-based curriculum and we support our students as they grow in:

  1. Social and Emotional Development
    1. Emotional Development
    2. Self Concept
    3. Self Competence
  2. Health and Physical Development
    1. Physical Health and Development
    2. Motor Development
    3. Sensory Organization
  3. Multi-faceted Approaches to Learning
    1. Curiosity, Engagement, and Persistence
    2. Creativity and Imagination
    3. Diversity in Learning
  4. Language Development and Communication
    1. Listening and Understanding
    2. Speaking and Communicating
    3. Early Literacy
  5. Cognition and General Knowledge
    1. Exploration, Discovery and Problem Solving
    2. Mathematical Thinking
    3. Scientific Thinking
Each of our classrooms has an open door policy which encourages parents to be an active part of their child’s care and learning. Parents are welcome throughout the day to just observe, to interact with their child in the classroom, or with notice, to join us for lunch.

Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
734 Holy Cross Way
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: 608-249-3101
Email: kidscrossing@holycrossmadison.org