Kindergarten at Dunes Academy

The Philosophy Behind CBSE’s Kindergarten Curriculum

Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Learning

Kindergarten represents the bridge between preschool and primary education. CBSE’s curriculum acknowledges this transitional phase, emphasizing:

  • Hands-on, experiential learning
  • Building on prior knowledge
  • Integrating interdisciplinary themes
Vision and Mission

Language and Literacy Development

Phonics and Reading

  • Introduction to vowels and consonants
  • Blending sounds to read simple words

Writing Skills

  • Formation of alphabets and numbers
  • Writing short sentences with guidance

Listening and Speaking

  • Participating in group discussions
  • Reciting rhymes and short poems
Kindergarten at Dunes Academy

Numeracy Skills

Numbers and Counting

  • Recognizing and writing numbers up to 100
  • Basic counting skills and understanding of number sequences

Mathematical Concepts

  • Introduction to addition and subtraction using tangible objects
  • Recognizing basic geometric shapes

Environmental Awareness

Our World

  • Basics of flora and fauna
  • Recognizing common animals, birds, and plants

Social Studies

  • Understanding community helpers
  • Basic geographic concepts like mountains, rivers, and oceans

Physical and Health Education

Gross Motor Skills

  • Activities like hopping, skipping, and jumping

Fine Motor Skills

  • Activities such as bead-threading and clay modeling

Health Habits

  • Basics of hygiene and cleanliness

Arts and Creativity

Art and Craft

  • Drawing, coloring, and basic crafts

Music and Movement

  • Simple songs, rhythms, and basic dance steps

Socio-Emotional Learning

Building Relationships

  • Sharing, cooperation, and teamwork activities

Understanding Emotions

  • Recognizing and expressing feelings in a constructive manner