Note: Once you have completed Block One you can do the rest of the year’s blocks in any order.
These Block Six lessons for first grade include lesson plans for math, language, and/or science for each day of the month (across the entire year the first grader covers all subjects). Each month’s plans are also filled with stories, verses, recipes, pentatonic recorder lessons, handwork lessons, pictures, natural crafts and nature walk ideas. Each day of the month is planned out for you in detail. You will not need to purchase any additional books or lessons to enjoy a full complete month of first grade!
Holiday and seasonal activities for January are included in Block Six. However, they are provided as extras so if you are living in an area of the world where the season is different or you don’t celebrate a certain holiday you will not be left out – you will still have a full month of activities!
SPECIFICS: In Block Six students will continue to work on science projects and hear many science stories including stories about the water cycle, chickadees, moths, butterflies, the stars, herbs, plants, animal skills and more. Students will learn about Native American symbols through nature, Students will learn new handwork skills including how to work with a spool knitter, how to knit a butterfly and how to knit a bunny. Students will also make a fun wooden toy this month. Students will learn three beautiful pentatonic recorder songs (including “Cloud Stories”) using the unique Earthschooling method.
This monthly block also comes with mp3s for the basic verses, mp3s for the monthly verses, and three teacher support documents: Waldorf 101, My Waldorf Year Planner and Waldorf Basics.
Themes for this month include: Birth & New Beginnings, The Moon, Lunar & Solar Calendars, and Ice.
You can see samples of our first grade lessons at the end of the description in this listing HERE.
You can receive credit for this purchase if you choose to upgrade to the full year of curriculum within 30-days of your original purchase.