Our online Waldorf first-grade curriculum is meticulously designed to foster holistic development in children, blending academic, physical, and creative potential. The curriculum is organized into twelve thematic blocks, each focusing on essential subjects such as language arts, mathematics, and nature studies.
In the ‘Form Drawing’ block, children explore straight and curved lines through captivating stories and activities, developing their fine motor skills and spatial awareness. The ‘Language Arts’ blocks introduce the learners to the alphabet, phonics, and basic handwriting skills through engaging activities and stories, and gradually progress to more advanced phonics, vowel sounds, and CVC words, strengthening their reading and writing skills.
The ‘Mathematics’ blocks start with understanding the unique qualities of numbers and unravels the four mathematical processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, developing mathematical reasoning and critical thinking skills.
‘Nature Studies’ allow children to explore ocean ecosystems, geography, astronomy, minerals, and plants, fostering an understanding of the natural world.
Interwoven throughout the curriculum are engaging storytelling sessions, hands-on activities, and creative arts, promoting personal growth, character development, and a lifelong love for learning. This well-rounded approach not only nurtures creativity but also establishes a solid foundation for academic success and a deep appreciation for the natural world and human culture.