Note: Each class teacher approaches this general curriculum guide with the freedom to shift and cater it to the particular group of students he or she is teaching. Please speak with your class and subject teachers for specific details regarding curriculum content.


Fairy tales (Grimm’s as well as fairy tales from around the world); nature stories; poetry.

English and Grammar

Pictorial introduction to the alphabet; sight words; phonemes; word families.


Verses, songs, and games (vocabulary parallels main lesson subjects).


Qualities of numbers 1–12; counting to 100; counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, and 10s; introduction of the four processes; basic geometric shapes and freehand geometric drawing.

Geography and Sciences

Nature studies and environment through observation; nature walks; time spent outdoors.


Beeswax modeling; watercolors (primary colors); drawing curves and lines.

Music and Performing Arts

Music in the pentatonic scale; pentatonic flutes; speech.


Making knitting needles; learning to knit.


Fairy tales; working from the circle (still from imitation) accompanied by pentatonic music on piano, lyre, and recorder.

Movement Education

Rhythmic circle games; jump rope class.