# Preschool Curriculum

## Early Years Scheme of Work

### LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

Preschool Scheme of Work

## NUMERACY

### FIRST TERM PRE-SCHOOL 1

Preschool Scheme of Work

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## SECOND TERM PRE-SCHOOL 1

1. Revision – number 0 – 3, Big question: what can we count?
1. Counting recognition
1. Tracing in the air and sand tray
1. Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme – Ring around the roses

Sensorial – identification of colour – red and playing with Lego

• Number 0 – 4, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: hello, hello, how are you today?

Sensorial: identification of colour -Yellow and playing with Lego

• Number 0 – 4, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: hello, hello, how are you today?

Sensorial: identification of colour – blue and playing with Lego

• Number 0 – 5, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, teacher waiting at the door

Sensorial: water play (splashing) and identification of circle

• Number 0 – 5, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: Toys, toys, toys.

Sensorial: identification of circle and water play (sponging)

• Number 0 – 6, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: Toys, toys, toys.

Sensorial: identification of triangle and sand play (pouring)

7.       MID TERM BREAK

• Number 0 – 7, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: motor car, motor car

Sensorial: identification of triangle and water play (scooping)

• Number 0 – 8, Big question: what can we count?
• Counting recognition
• Tracing in the air and sand tray
• Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: motor car, motor car

Sensorial: identification of square and sand play (scooping)

1. Number 0 – 8, Big question: what can we count?
1. Counting recognition
1. Tracing in the air and sand tray
1. Scribbling and colouring with crayon Rhyme: motor car, motor car

Sensorial: identification of square and water play (pouring)

Preschool Scheme of Work

### Third Term PRE-SCHOOL 1

Preschool Curriculum

## PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

### FIRST TERM Pre-School 1

Week 1:     Playing outside

Week 2:        Playing outside

Week 3:      Pushing and pulling

Week 4:        Walking exercise

-walking round the school

Week 5:Playing with ball

-throwing and catching of ball

Week6:Playing with ball

-throwing of ball

Week 7: MID – TERM BREAK

Week 8:Running exercise

-running round the field

Week 9:      General exercise

-do as I do (As instructed)

Week 10:     Arm exercise

-flying like an aero plane

-arm rolling

Week 11:   Singing game

-Ring around the roses.

## SECOND TERM

Week 1:    Walking exercise

-walking round the school

Week 2:    Walking exercise

-walking on a straight line (rope or marked)

Week 3: Track and field 20m race

Week 4: Track and field 29m race

Week 5: Playing with balls

Week 6:   Floor exercise

– (rolling on the mat)

Week 7: MID – TERM BREAK

Week 9:   Jumping exercise

-jumping over a plank

Week 10:   Running exercise

(Running round the field)

Week 11: All the exercise

### 3RD TERM

Week 1: General flexibility (Do as I instructed)

Week 2:   Jumping exercise

-jumping over a plank

Week 3: Balancing

– Balancing on flat plank

Week 4:   Race

• Obstacle race

Week 5: Race

Week 6: Walking Exercise

Walking forward and backward

Week:7 MID – TERM BREAK

Week 8:   General flexibility exercise

• Waist twisting
• Arm rolling

Week 9: Floor exercise

Rolling on mat Week

Week 10: Outside Play

Sliding and swinging

Week 11: Playing with ball

Throwing and catching of ball (football)

Week 12: Playing with ball

Throwing and catching of football

Preschool Curriculum

## KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD

### FIRST TERM Pre School 1

Week 1 Personal name

Week 2 Personal name

Week 3 My body

-parts of the body

Week 4 My body

-functions of parts of the body

Week 5- 6 My face

-functions of parts of the body

-senses associated with the parts

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

Week 8

Our school environment

–     offices (head teacher, supervisor )

Story time: Creation story

Week 9

Our school environment

–     special rooms (library, computer etc)

Story time: Creation story

Week 10

Our classroom

–     objects in our class

Week 11

Our classroom

–     objects in our class

### SECOND TERM PRE-SCHOOL 1

1.       Parts of the body

Story time: Prayer before and after meal

2.       Sex

Identification of sexes (boys and girls features)

Story time: Prayer before and after meal

3.       Fruits

Common fruit we eat

Story time: Prayer before and after meal

4.       Food

Common food we eat

The ones that make us grow The ones that spoil our teeth

Story time: Prayer before and after meal

5.       My home

Objects in our home

6.       My family

People in the family Their duties

7.       Midterm break

• Animals

Types of animals

Harmful and friendly ones

9.       Animals

Sounds of animals

10.   Pets

Names of pets Care of pets

11.   Animals

Sea (Water) animals

Preschool Curriculum

### THIRD TERM PRE-SCHOOL 1

WEEK 1     TYPES AND SOUNDS OF ANIMALS

WEEK 2    OBJECTS IN THE SKY

WEEK 3     SENSES

-Hearing, Seeing

WEEK 4    SENSES

-Tasting, Feeling , Smelling

WEEK 5    HOSPITAL AND MEDICATION

-Why and when we should go to the hospital.

-Why and when we should take medication.

WEEK 6    INSECTS

-Types of insects

-Harmful and friendly ones

Week 7      MID – TERM BREAK

WEEK 8    CREEPY CRAWLIES IN THE HOME AND GARDEN

WEEK 9     PLANTS AROUND US

-Tree, flower, grass.

WEEK 10      WATER

-Uses of water

– objects that sink and float WEEK 11 TRANSPORTATION

-Types of transportation

( car, train, ship, airplane etc) WEEK 12 TRANSPORTATION

-Types of transportation

Curriculum Preschool 1

### PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

FIRST TERM  Pre –School 1

WEEK 1 -2

Working independently with Lego

-work independently

-gain confidence

-I Q building

Week 3-4 Making friends

-Playing with friends

-sharing with friends

Week 5

Washing of hands

-Children playing with water and soap

Week 6

Courtesy/ Greeting

-greet at appropriate time of the day

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

Week 8

-class rule

Week 9

Handling of school bag

-identification and handling of school bag

WEEK 10-11

Good habits

-Not to bite the nails

-Not to pick the nose

Early Years Scheme of Work Preschool 1(one)

### SECOND TERM

WEEK-1

Working independently with Lego

-work independently

-gain confidence

-I Q building

WEEK-2

Use of handkerchief

-how to use it to wipe the nose

WEEK-3

Avoiding sharp objects

-identification of sharp objects

-avoiding sharp objects like nail, blade, broken bottles

WEEK 4

Good habits

-Do not spit on the floor

-Do not pick or eat from the floor

WEEK 5

-How to appreciate

-What to say

WEEK 6

Good table manners

-Do not talk while eating

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

Week 8

Good table manners

-How to handle spoon

-Learning how to feed oneself (coordination of spoon to mouth)

WEEK 9

Tiding up

-After meal

WEEK 10

Tiding up

-After playing

WEEK11

Care of the body

-Bathing

-Brushing of teeth

-Brushing/combing of hair

– identify things we use to take care of our body

Curriculum Preschool 1

## PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

WEEK 1 FACIAL EXPRESSION

-Happy –smiling

WEEK 2 SAFETY RULES AT SCHOOL

-What to avoid touching in the class

-What to avoid touching outside the class

WEEK 3 SAFETY RULES AT PLAYGROUND

-How and how not to play

WEEK 4 SAFETY RULES AT HOME

-What to avoid playing with

WEEK 5 CARE OF THE ENVIRONMENT

-Watering of flowers

-identify the materials we use like watering can, water etc

-Caring and watering of the plant

WEEK 6 VISITING OTHER CLASSES

-How to greet

-How to play there

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

WEEK 8 PRESS BUTTON FRAME

-Buttoning and Unbuttoning

WEEK 9 ZIP FAME

-Zipping and Unzipping

WEEK 10 DRESSING AND UNDRESSING

-Boys and girls uniforms

WEEK 11 WEARING SOCKS

-Identification of the heel area

-Proper wearing

Early Years Scheme of Work Preschool 1(one)

## CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

### FIRST TERM Pre-School 1

WEEK 1-2

Playing with toys

Music: Hello, Hello,How are you today?

WEEK3

Scribbling

Music: Hello, Hello, How are you today?

WEEK 4

Colouring of an apple and ant

Music: Clap, clap, clap together

Week 5

Colouring of a ball and balloon

Music: Clap, clap, clap together

WEEK 6

Water play

-Blowing of bubbles Colouring of a circle and a cup

Music: Clap, clap, clap together

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

WEEK 8

Colouring of a dog and a drum

Music: I remember when I was a soldier

WEEK9

Colouring of an egg and a square

Music: I remember when I was a soldier

WEEK10

Colouring of a fish and painting

Music: We wish you a merry Christmas

WEEK 11

Colouring of a goat and grape

Music: We wish you a merry Christmas

Early Years Scheme of Work Preschool 1(one)

### SECOND TERM

WEEK 1

Water play and colouring of a triangle

Music: If you are happy and you know

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 2

Colouring of an egg and a girl

Music: If you are happy and you know

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK3

Colouring of a rabbit and carrot

Music: I remember when I was a soldier

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 4

Colouring of a fish and orange

Music: Pieces of paper

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 5

Making of valentine card and colouring of a rose

Music: I love you

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 6

Colouring of a pig and palm printing

Music: I love you

Drama: dancing to the rhythm (movement of the body to the rhythm)

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

WEEK 8

Colouring of a hen and leaf print

Music: Take a little step

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 9

Sand collage of a pot

Music: Take a little step

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 10

Colouring of a sun and moon

Music: The more we are together

Drama: Dramatize the song

WEEK 11

Colouring of an Easter egg and star

Music: The more we are together

Drama: Dramatize the song

## THIRD TERM

WEEK 1

Colouring of a jug and footprint

Music: Piece of paper

Drama: Demonstration of the song

WEEK 2

Tearing and pasting of paper to form pictures and okro print

Music: Piece of paper

Drama: Demonstration of the song

WEEK 3

Colouring of a banana and a tree

Music: My head, my shoulders, my knees

Drama: Demonstration of the song

WEEK 4

Colouring of a kettle and messy picture

Music: My head, my shoulders, my knees

WEEK 5

Colouring of my mummy and etching of an embossed cardboard

Music: My head, my shoulders, my knees

WEEK 6

Colouring of my daddy and a butterfly

Music: Chew, chew, chew your food

Week 7

MID – TERM BREAK

WEEK 8

Colouring of a boat and painting on a paper

Music: Chew, chew, chew your food

WEEK 9

Colouring paper with different colours of crayons

Music: Row, row, row your boat

WEEK 10

Squeezing of newspaper and pasting of cut-out shapes to form pictures Music: Row, row, row your boat

WEEK 11

Picking of flowers and arranging in a vase

Music: Running over, running over

WEEK 12

Picking of flowers and arranging in a vase

Music: Running over, running over

Early Years Scheme of Work Preschool 1(one)

### PRE-SCHOOL 2

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY FIRST TERM

Early Years Scheme of Work

## Pre –School 2

NUMERACY

FIRST TERM

Pre sch 2 Numeracy 2nd term

Early Years Scheme of Work

## CREATIVE ACTIVITY

FIRST TERM Pre –School 2

Week 1

Constructing with Lego

Music: If you are happy and you know it

Week 2

Scribbling on a paper with crayon

Music: If you are happy and you know

Week 3

Splashing of paint

Music: Hello, hello, hello

Drama: demonstrate the song

Week 4

Colouring of an apple

Music: Hello, hello, hello

Drama: demonstrate the song

Week 5

Water play (blowing bubbles) and okro print

Music: We are H-A-P-P-Y

Drama: Demonstrate the song

Week 6

Collage of a ball

Music: We are H-A-P-P-Y

Week 7 Mid Term Break

Week 8

Colouring of a hat

Music: Mary had a little lamb

Drama: demonstration of the song

Week 9

Collage of a sheep

Music: We wish you a merry Christmas

Drama: demonstration of the song

Week 10

Colouring of Animals in a manger

Music: We wish you a merry Christmas

Drama: demonstration of the song

Week 11

Colouring of Santa Claus

Music: There was a man on Christmas Day

Drama: demonstration of duties of members of the family

## Pre-school 2

2nd Term

WK 1 Water play and leaf print

Music: The wheels on the bus

Drama – dramatize animal movements and sounds.

WK 2 scribbling with crayon and plant print

Music: The wheels on the bus

Drama – demonstration of a bus driver and the passengers.

WK 3 Colouring of a flower

Music: As I was going to the market

Drama – dramatize the song.

WK 4 Making a valentine card

Music: Singing (melody) recorded music and I have 2 hands.

Drama – dramatize going shopping

WK 5 Colouring of a fish and blowing bubbles

Music- 1,2,3,4,5 once I caught a fish alive

Drama – dramatize the song

WK 6 Colouring of a house

Music- rhythm (drumming)

Drama – dancing to rhythm (movement of the body to the drum)

WK7         Mid Term break

WK 8 Colouring of a giraffe

Music – Here we go round the mango tree

Drama – dancing round a tree

WK 9 Foot print

Music – Take a little step

Drama – dramatize the song

WK 10  Colouring of an Easter egg

Music – Jesus loves the little children

Drama – egg hunt.

WK 11 Making of Easter card

Music – 1,2,3 Jesus loves me

Drama – dramatization of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Early Years Scheme of Work

## PERSONAL SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

### FIRST TERM Pre School 2

WEEK 1

#### Working independently with Lego

• Working independently
• Gain confidence
• I.Q building

Week 2

#### Making choices (using toys)

• Not fighting for toys
• Sharing
• Care for toys

Week 3

#### Courtesy/greetings

• Greet at appropriate time of the day
• Use may I if you want something from an elder
• Thank you Ref- (Scholastic big books)

Week 4

#### Tidying of the classroom

• Sweeping the floor
• Picking of dirt/litter and toys
• Arranging and dusting the chairs
• Cleaning the board

Week 5

• Class rules
• School rules Week 6

#### Avoiding sharp objects

• Knives, pins, nails, blades, broken bottles.

Week 7 Mid -term Break

Week 8

#### Laying of tables

• Things used for laying the tables
• Table cloth, table mat, napkins etc

Week 9

#### Table manners

• Do not talk when eating
• Keep your elbows down while eating
• Close your mouth when chewing

Weeks 9

#### Tidying up the table after eating

• Clearing the table
• Putting the table mats in place

Week 10

#### Tidying up the table after eating

• Clearing the table
• Putting the table mats in place

## 2ND TERM

1. Working independently with ego

BQ – What can you build?

• Work independently
• Gain confidence
• I.Q. building

2.  Feelings

BQ – What makes you happy or sad?

• Happy (Laughing, Singing)

3. Good habits

BQ – What is a good habit?

• Not spiting on the floor,
• Biting of fingers, sucking of finger
• Picking of the nose, urinating on self
• Picking and eating things from the floor.

4. Good habits

BQ – What is good habit?

• Coming to school early
• Going to bed early
• Pray regularly.

5. Proper use of the toilet

BQ – How do we use the toilet?

• Clean up with your tissue paper
• Flush the toilet properly
• Wash hands after use

6. Sense of value

BQ – Why do we keep our belonging well?

• Keeping personal belongings
• Value for people (maids, drivers etc)

7. Mid- term Break

8. Personal cleanliness

BQ – How do we care for our body?

• bathing
• Brushing of teeth
• Brushing of hair

9. Proper postures

BQ – What is good posture?

• Sitting
• Standing
• Walking

10. Carrying of chairs

BQ – How do we carry chairs?

• Roper positioning of arm and chair
• Proper posture.

BQ – What do we do with beads?

• Identify the materials
• Handle beads with left finger
• Rhyme : Long thread and needle

Early Year Scheme of Work for Preschool 2(two)

## PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

### FIRST TERM    Pre School 2

Week 1

-sliding

-swinging

Week 2

-sliding

-swinging

Week 3

#### Playing with ball

-Throwing and catching of ball

Week4

Arm exercise

-Flying like an aeroplane

Week 5

Flexibility exercise

-Hand rolling and waist twisting

Week 6

Flexibility exercise

-Running on the spot Week 7

Mid- term Break

Week 8

-foot ball

Week 9

#### Balancing

-Balancing on plank

Week 10

#### Jumping

-Jumping over plank

Week 11

## 2ND TERM

Week 1

General Flexibility exercise Do as instructed

BQ: What keeps us fit?

Week 2

Walking exercise Walk fast and slow

BQ: What is an exercise?

Week 3

Game

Hide and seek

BQ: What kind of game do you like?

Week 4

Race

Big shoe race

BQ: What kind of game do you like?

Week 5 Racing 25m race

BQ: What kind of race do you like?

Week 6

General flexibility exercise Floor exercise

BQ: What keeps us fit?

Week 7

Mid- term Break

Week 8

Playing with ball

BQ: What do we do with ball?

Week 9

Game

Ring-a-ring-a-roses

BQ: What kind of game do you like?

Week 10

Game

There is fire on the mountain

BQ: What kind of game do you like?

Week 11

Flexibility exercise

Jumping and shaking like a wet dog What keeps us fit?

Early Years Scheme of Work for Preschool 2(two)

PRE-SCHOOL 2 FIRST TERM

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD

2nd Ter m Pre- scho ol 2 K.U. W.

Early Years Scheme of Work for Preschool 2(two)

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1. Mercy Jeremiah says:

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