Curriculum Themes

Each month of curriculum has a featured theme. Thematic investigations allow children to play, explore and learn about different concepts in their expanding lives. Themes allow children to organize new information and create a growing mental schema.

Each theme creatively integrates colors, shapes, numbers and letters of the month. Plus, each month features a different music genre in our exclusive integrated music program.

Letters:  Mm, Tt, Aa Numbers:  1,10,11
Shape:  Circle Colors:  Green & Yellow
Weekly Questions  

Who is in your family? What are your feelings? Who are your friends? What pets do you have?

Start the year off by creating a safe and welcoming learning environment! This theme helps children understand how they relate to the various communities to which they belong. The more they know themselves, their feelings, their families and their schools, the better they will understand how to care for and show the same kindness to others.

Letters:  Cc, Xx, Uu Numbers:  2, 12, 20
Shape:  Triangle Colors:  Red & Brown
Weekly Questions  

What animals live on a farm? What is in the barn? What food grows on a farm? What do farmers do?

This fall, from sunrise to sunset, your child will love participating in the art and science of life on a farm. Ride a tractor, grow crops and milk a cow. Harvest seeds of learning in this wonderful theme.

Letters:  Dd, Zz, Vv Numbers:  3, 13
Shape:  Star Colors:  Yellow & Orange
Weekly Questions  

Who keeps us safe? Who helps us learn and grow? What places do we go to in town? Who entertains us?

Your children will take on new roles as they wear a sheriff’s badge, fight fires and drive a bus. They will explore who keeps us safe and who helps us learn and grow. We are thankful for all the jobs people do in our communities. Dream big, play hard and learn together in this town helper theme.

 

Letters:  Ww, Oo, Hh Numbers:  4, 14
Shape:  Square Colors:  White & Red
Weekly Questions  

What animals live in the woods? How does the forest change in the winter? What do you wear in the winter? What does your family do in the winter?

Warm up with this cozy theme. Winter helps us understand how nature changes throughout the year. By learning about trees and the animals that live in them, children can see how nature adapts to the seasonal changes. Greet hedgehogs, owls, reindeer and mice. Snuggle up by the fire and journal about your special winter memories.

Letters:  Qq, Gg, Yy Numbers:  5, 15
Shape:  Octagon Colors:  Brown & Green
Weekly Questions  

How are baby animals born? How are babies carried? How do baby animals stay safe? How do babies grow and change?

New year, new life! Children will ooo and ahh over this adorable theme filled with baby bears, monkeys and even a joey. Children will explore how babies are carried, how they stay safe and how they play. Celebrate growing and changing as children also think about how they will grow up this coming year.

Letters:  Ii, Rr, Jj Numbers:  6, 16
Shape:  Heart Colors:  Pink & Purple
Weekly Questions  

What number rhymes do you know? What are your favorite nursery rhyme characters? What food rhymes do you know? Which rhymes use the word “little?”

Take a leap into literacy as we climb inside the most beloved nursery rhymes. Meet Little Boy Blue, Old King Cole and other characters, as they jump from the pages and into your hearts. Build problem-solving skills while trying to put Humpty together again. Learn about the Crooked Man and draw a crooked house. Practice counting, sorting and rhythm as you delve into the rhymes that have stood the test of time.

 

Letters:  Ff, Pp, Kk Numbers:  7, 17
Shape:  Diamond Colors:  Purple & Blue
Weekly Questions  

What animals live around the pond? What plants grow in the pond? What insects live around the pond? What lives in the pond?

Pack a picnic and meet us at the pond for a month of learning about frogs, ducks, fish, snails and turtles. Become scientists and build a pond habitat. Paint with muck, relax on a lily pad and count dragonflies as you enjoy observing how the pond changes throughout the seasons.

Letters:  Ee, Bb, Nn Numbers:  8, 18
Shape:  Oval Colors:  Blue & White
Weekly Questions  

What can you find in a bird's nest? What are the parts of a bird? What birds live in your backyard? How are bird feathers different?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly like a bird? Soar into this month’s theme with your own set of wings, beak and bird feet. Birds have migrated and returned to their nesting grounds by this time of year. Test out your bird watcher skills and follow bird tracks to find a rainbow of colors: blue jays, red robins, yellow hummingbirds and white bald eagles. Transform your room into a nest of learning

Letters:  Ss, Bb, Ll Numbers:  9, 19
Shape:  Rectangle Colors:  Black & Orange
Weekly Questions  

Where do bugs build their homes? What are the parts of an insect? How does camouflage protect a bug? Which crawly things live underground?

Creep and crawl with ladybugs and spiders. Hunt for camouflaged leaf insects and a praying mantis. Learn about the parts of an insect. Wiggle with a worm and weave a web of letters and numbers during this exciting bug theme.

 

Letters:  A - Z Numbers:  1 - 20
Shape:  Review Colors:  Review
Weekly Questions  

What does a captain need to sail a boat? What can you find on a beach? What lives inside a cave? How do people have fun on an island?

Jump off the boat and onto an island of learning. Play on the beach, build sand castles and follow a treasure map. Experience the natural wonders of volcanoes, waterfalls, caves and palm trees. End your school year with a luau celebration and dance to island music until the sun sets on a great year.

Letters:  M,T,A Numbers:  1,10,11
Shape:  Circle Colors:  Green & Yellow
Weekly Questions  

Who is in your family? What are your feelings? Who are your friends? What pets do you have?

Put on a cape and fly into superhero camp! Daily art and outdoor games will capture the imagination of your child. What is each child’s special super power and how will he use it to help others? Discover a summer camp full of dreaming and doing.

Letters:  M,T,A Numbers:  1,10,11
Shape:  Circle Colors:  Green & Yellow
Weekly Questions  

Who is in your family? What are your feelings? Who are your friends? What pets do you have?

Grab your gear and hike into a camping adventure. Pitch a tent, build a fire and strum a guitar. Make these props and more during art every day. Experience the mysteries of nature as you play outdoor games and activities in this fun-filled camp.