Hours:

7 days a week from 9am-6pm

 

 

 

 

Family  owned business

Single location 

Local business

We are a licensed facility.

We are a nut/seed-free facility.  Snacks are available for purchase.

We are a shoeless facility. Socks mandatory (available for purchase for $3)

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201-653-4212

 

1140 Maxwell Lane

Hoboken, NJ  07030

© Urban Jungle Play, 2019

School Curriculum

Urban Jungle Play program offers a half day and a full day program. It is an early learning school alternative for children preparing to enter a traditional school setting. It helps to facilitate classroom readiness for children 18 months to 4 years old. The UJP curriculum integrates multi- sensory thematic instructions that follow four approaches: Curiosity, persistence, creativity and Initiative.

The program is divided into “Macaws (18 months-36months) and “Lemurs (3-4 years old) for learning and developmental goals. Each learning objectives for the groups are differentiated to meet age appropriate skill sets and academic goals. Each lesson is formulated to introduce and reinforce classroom readiness skills. We also incorporate daily STEAM based activities that include literacy, math, science and global awareness.

· Socialization

· Early writing skills

· Early math skills

· Emergent reading skills

· Color & shape recognition

· Letter & sound recognition

· Physical & motor skills

· Observations of scientific law

· Acclimation to classroom settings

· Steam based activities

Classroom Readiness / Basic Skillsets

· Physical & Motor development

· Cognitive & Language development

· Reading Readiness

· Sensory Processing

· Social & Emotional development

· Visual & Spatial Perception

· Oral Motor development

· Fine & Gross motor development

Developmental / 

Academic Goals

Socialization

Sharing, Listening, Co-operating, Able to complete multistep

18 - 36 Months

Making eye contact, respecting personal space, following directions, team play, encourage curiosity

3 - 4 Years

Early Writing Skills

 

Using Playdoh, beads, pipe cleaners, lacing

18 - 36 Months

 

Pencil/color grip, print their first name, cutting practice

3 - 4 Years

Early Math Skills

 

Learning to count recognizing numbers

18 - 36 Months

Learning the proper sequencing of numbers, counting with figures and shapes.

3 - 4 Years

Emergent Reading Skills

Express emotion, able to turn pages of a book, says several single words or two words, recognizes letter sounds

18 - 36 Months

Starting to speak in full sentences, use of pronouns, connects letters to sight words, able to have a conversation

3 - 4 Years

Color & Shape Recognition

Primary and secondary colors, naming colors, ability to sort by color. Define and name basic shapes helps understand other signs and symbols. 

18 - 36 Months

Notice color and how it separates from shape, coloring in the lines. Match, identify and name, helps identify and organize visual information.

3 - 4 Years

Letter & Sound Recognition

Naming letters, touch and learn letters, letters of their first name. Appropriate sounds for each letter symbol / phonics. 

18 - 36 Months

Recognizing lower/upper case letters, alphabet, & letter formation. Speech sounds can be connected to others.

3 - 4 Years