FALL September October November
UNIT OF EXPLORATION How Does Your Garden Grow? Through the Garden Gate The Blustery Days…
FLOWER

Nursery 2-3 yaers old

My Body

All about my body

My Family

All about my family

Falling Leaves

Oh dear, who dropped all these leaves?

TREE

Preschool 3-4 years old

How Do I Feel?

Emotions!

All Around the Garden

Friends and sharing

Tree Hugger…

Hug a Tree and keep it warm! What are the trees doing?

SUN

Reception 4-5 years old

Healthy to Grow

What do we need to grow strong?

All Around the Town

Community and professions

In the Pumpkin Patch….

Pumpkins have a life of their own….! We tell stories of the fall and work in the garden to get it ready for winter.

WINTER December January February
UNIT OF EXPLORATION Winter Wonderland…

We look at the world and how it changes

By the Fireside

Stories are read, told and performed, and help to keep the cold out!

Let’s Explore!

We look at the Planet Earth in new ways

FLOWER

Nursery 2-3 years old

The World in Winter

What happens to our world at winter time?

Story time! When our Planet Was a Baby:

Dinosaurs and Volcanoes…

TREE

Preschool 3-4 years old

The World in Winter

What happens to our world at winter time?

Fairy Tales! When our Planet Was a Baby:

Dinosaurs and Volcanoes…

SUN

Reception 4-5 years old

Fire and Ice

We compare different elements in nature

Super Sagas! Out In the Universe….

We look at Earth, while traveling through SPACE!

SPRING March April May
UNIT OF EXPLORATION Animals, Animals, Animals Festivals Around the World

time to travel!

Spring in the Air…
FLOWER

Nursery 2-3 years old

On the Farm…and in the Pond

We look at animals who live in very different places!

Small World

Songs and stories from around the world

Who’s that Buzzing?

Are you bugging me? All about bugs!

TREE

Preschool 3-4 years old

In the Forest…in the Sea

We look at animals who live in very different places! What do they need to live?

Children Around the World!

What are children like in different countries around the world?

Planting a Seed…

We are out in the garden, making sure it grows!

SUN

Reception 4-5 years old

Animals in their Homes

We choose three different Animals from around the world and look at them in their habitats

Cultures Around the World

We look at singing, dancing and art from all around the world

Building a Nest…

We study Birds and how they live, build our own nests and live like our feathered friends!

SUMMER June July August
UNIT OF EXPLORATION Friendship

How do I know my friends? Who do I care about? How do I show Friendship

AHOY MATE!   SUMMER SCHOOL

We turn the world into a pirate ship, and roam the open seas!

MY SCHOOL

Open Air Living…we spend our time outside in the Garden, then head inside, to learn about our new school

FLOWER

Nursery 2-3 years old

My Friends and Me Dress up, role play, ocean studies, and fun and games for the whole school…it is Holiday Time!

We break from our educational
routines for six weeks, from the last week of June to the first week of August. Attendance optional

Orientation for new children

My new Place Conceptualize My Flower

TREE

Preschool 3-4 years old

Friends with the whole world Orientation for new children

Time for School Conceptualize My Tree

SUN

Reception 4-5 years old

Friendship letters… Orientation for new children

In the Schoolhouse! Conceptualize My sky