Scheme of Work on Cultural & Creative Arts

Curriculum for Kindergarten

FIRST TERM
Nursery 1 - Age 3 Nursery 2 - Age 4 Kindergarten - Age 5
Wk 1:
  1. Adjusting to school life
Wk 1: Review Art and Design
  1. Teacher review art and design by using representation to communicate, e.g. drawing a line and saying ‘That’s me’
  2. Teacher help children to understands that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects.
Wk 1: Tracing and Colouring Review
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 2: I dentification of drawing tools
  1. Teacher display drawing tools and guide children to identify the drawing tools. E.g.
    Drawing book
    Pencil
    Colored Pencils
    Crayors
    Markers
    Watercolor Paints 'for kids 5 years and older' e.t.c.
Wk 2: Identification and drawing of Cone
  1. Teacher introduce a Cone on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the cone as father Christmas hat with a finger and recite rhyme.

    I'm a cone!
    Look at me.
    I have three sides
    Side One, slide down
    Side Two, oval,
    Side three, slide up
    I have three sides
    One, two, three!
  2. Teacher guide and classify children in group of six to form a cone and sing a song and play.

    This is the way we make a cone,
    Make a cone, make a cone,
    This is the way we make a cone,
    Makr a cone with us!
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the cone on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are cone-like shape (Flag, Christmas tree, Star, Hat, etc).
Wk 2: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home - TV
  1. Teacher ask children to list objects found at home.
    (Table, Armchair, Lamp, Wardrobe, sink, bath, toilet, shower, microwave, cupboard, window, door, fridge/ freezer, TV, cooker, bookcase, bed, etc.
  2. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  3. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 3: Identification and drawing of Circle
  1. Teacher introduce a Circle on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the circle with a finger and recite rhyme.

    I'm a circle!
    Look at me.
    I go round and round.
    No end can be found!
  2. Teacher guide and classify children in group of four to form a circle and sing a song and play.
    This is the way we make a circle,
    Make a circle, make a circle,
    This is the way we make a circle,
    Round and round and round.
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the circle on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are circle-like shape (Ball, Balloon, Sun, Wheel, etc)
Wk 3: Identification and drawing of Cylinder
  1. Teacher introduce a Cylinder on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the cylinder with a finger and recite rhyme.

    I'm a cylinder
    Look at me.
    I've a cycle on top.
    a cycle below.
    Joint by two sides lines!
  2. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the cylinder on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are cylinder-like shape (Tin, Drum, Tanker, Pipe, etc)
  3. Teacher assign a shape to each child and guide children to form a cycle, a child will run round behind them (cycle) and sing a song of his/her shape. At the ending of the song, the child touches another child who does the same while the first child takes his/her place.

    SONG
    I'm a cylinder,
    A cylinder,
    A cylinder.
    I'm a cylinder,
    What have you?

    The play is repeated for circle, cone, star, square, rectangle, triangle, diamond, oval, etc
Wk 3: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home - Table
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 4: Identification and drawing of Square
  1. Teacher introduce a Square on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the square with a finger and recite rhyme.

    I'm a square!
    Look at me.
    I'm like a game -
    Down, across,
    Up and across.
    All sides are the same.
  2. Teacher guide and classify children in group of four to form a square and sing a song and play.

    This is the way we make a square,
    Make a square, make a square,
    This is the way we make a square,
    Make a square with us!
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the square on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are square-like shape (Window, TV, Picture, Table, etc)
Wk 4: Identification of Colours: ORANGE
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Orange with a rhyme and flash card of yellow, red and orange pigment.

    YELLOW on RED
    YELLOW on RED
    YELLOW on RED
    Will change to ORANGE
Wk 4: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects in the Classroom - Whiteboard
  1. Teacher ask children to list objects found in the classroom.
    (Table, Chair, Desk, Whiteboard, Books, Bell, Fiies, etc.
  2. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  3. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 5: Identification and drawing of Triangle
  1. Teacher introduce a triangle on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the triangle with a finger and recite rhyme.
    I'm a triangle!
    Look at me.
    I have three sides
    Side One, slide down
    Side Two, goes across,
    Side three, slide up
    I have three sides
    One, two, three!
  2. Teacher guide and classify children in group of three to form a triangle and sing a song and play.

    This is the way we make a triangles,
    Make a triangle, make a triangles,
    This is the way we make a triangles,
    Make a triangles with us!
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the triangle on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are triangle-like shape (Flag, Christmas tree, Star, Hat, etc)
Wk 5: Identification of Colours: VIOLET
  1. Teacher introduce the colour VIOLET with a rhyme and flash card of blue, red and violet pigment.

    BLUE on RED
    BLUE on RED
    BLUE on RED
    Will change to VIOLET
Wk 5: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects in the Classroom - Bell
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK
Wk 7: Identification and drawing of Rectangle
  1. Teacher introduce a rectangle on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the rectangle with a finger and recite rhyme.
    I'm a rectangle!
    Look at me.
    I'm like a door,
    I have four sides.
    Side One, goes across
    Side Two, goes down,
    Side three, goes across,
    Side four, goes up
    I have four sides
    One, two, three, four!
  2. Teacher guide and classify children in group of six to form a rectangle and sing a song and play.
    This is the way we make a rectangle,
    Make a rectangle, make a rectangle,
    This is the way we make a rectangle,
    Make a rectangle with us!
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the rectangle on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are rectangle-like shape (Door, Bed, Picture, Book, Table, Mat, Clock, etc)
  4. Teacher explain to children with the grouping and the shape (rectangle on the board),
    A rectangle is like a squre, only 2 sides are longer.
Wk 7: Identification of Colours: Green
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Green with a rhyme and flash card of yellow, blue and green pigment.

    YELLOW on BLUE
    YELLOW on BLUE
    YELLOW on BLUE
    Will change to GREEN
Wk 7: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Fruits - Orange
  1. Teacher ask children to list some fruits.
    (Mango, Orange, Apple, Pineapple, Pear, Guava, Pawpaw, brinjal etc.
  2. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  3. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 8: Identification and drawing of Oval
  1. Teacher introduce a oval on air and on the board, pointing and discribing the shape of the oval with a finger and recite rhyme.
    I'm a oval!
    Look at me.
    I'm like an egg.
  2. Teacher guide children to sing a song and play.
    Circles, squares and rectangles
    Rectangles, rectangles,
    Circles, squares and rectangles
    Ovals and triangles
  3. Teacher ask children to trace and copy the ovals on their workbook.
    Teaching ask learners to name objects in the environment that are oval-like shape (Grapes, Lemon, Egg, Spoon, Sweets, Clock, etc)
Wk 8: Identification of Rainbow colours
  1. Teacher introduce the rainbow colours with a rhyme and flash card of rainbow.

    Rainbow PURPLE,
    Rainbow BLUE,
    Rainbow GREEN,
    Rainbow YELLOW,
    Rainbow ORANGE,
    Rainbow RED,
    Rainbow smiling overhead!
Wk 8: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Fruits - Mango
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 9: Identification (Tracing and Mashing) of Shapes
  1. Teacher ask children to trace each shape. Tell children to start at the dot and follow the arrow direction to trace the shapes.
  2. Teacher ask children to draw a line from the name to the correct shape.
Wk 9: Identification & Colouring of Cone
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the cones ORANGE
Wk 9: Music and Dance
    The teacher intoduce this topic with the following resources: Illustrated charts, Audio-visual aids; CDs and VCDs, Phone/radio/TV, YouTube channels, Resource person, etc.

  1. Identify traditional and modern musical instruments. (Xylophone/Flute, Drum/Gong, Rattles/Charts, Guitar/Piano, Mouth organ etc).
  2. Display at least one Nigerian dance step
  3. Identify non Nigerian music.
    Music from any African language zone.
    Music from other continents.
Wk 10: Drawing of Shapes
  1. Teacher ask children to draw the correct shape next to its name
Wk 10: Identification & Colouring of Cylinder
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the cylinder VIOLET
Wk 10: Drawing of Objects of Choice
  1. Ask the child to draw anything she/he feels like.
    Write the name of the object drawn by the child and talk to her/him about it.
  2. Functional Association
  3. Introduce and talk about all of the objects above.
  4. Ask the child to match the related/ associated objects.
Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work
Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination
Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities
SECOND TERM
Nursery 1 - Age 3 Nursery 2 - Age 4 Kindergarten - Age 5
Wk 1:
  1. Review of 1st term's work
Wk 1:
  1. Review of 1st term's work
Wk 1:
  1. Review of 1st term's work
Wk 2: Identification of Colours: RED
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Red with a rhyme and flash card of red apple, rose and red icy nose simultaneous.

    Red is an Apple
    Red is a rose
    Red is the colour
    Of my cold, icy nose.
Wk 2: Concept of Distance
  1. Introduce and talk about all sets of pictures to the child.
  2. Ask the child to circle the picture in which the crow is closer to the pot.
  3. Ask the child to circle the picture in which butterfly is farther away from the flower.
Wk 2: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of kitchen utensils - Frypan
  1. Teacher ask children to list objects found in the kitchen.
    (Spoon, Knife, Pot, Frypan, Steamer, Saucepan, Apron, Sieve, Teapot, Chopping board, Spice container, Bowl, Timer, Rolling pin, Plate, etc).
  2. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  3. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 3: Identification of Colours: YELLOW
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Yellow with a rhyme and flash card of yellow lemon, sun and yellow butter simultaneous.

    Yellow is a lemon.
    Yellow is the sun.
    Butter, too, is Yellow,
    Put it on your bun.
Wk 3: Recognition, Tracing and Colouring of Mango
  1. Introduce and talk to the child about mangoes.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 3: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of kitchen utensils - Spoon, Knife
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 4: Identification of Colours: BLUE
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Blue with a rhyme and flash card of blue ocean, eyes, sky and blue butterflies simultaneous.

    Blue is the ocean
    Blue are my eyes,
    Blue is the sky
    And butterflies.
Wk 4: Free drawing
  1. Ask the child to draw anything she/he feels like.
  2. Write the name of the object drawn by the child and talk to her/him about it.
Wk 4: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home II - Reading Lamp
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 5: Identification of Colours: GREEN
  1. Teacher introduce the colour Green with a rhyme and flash card of green grass, trees, salad and plate of peas simultaneous.

    Green is the grass,
    Green are the trees,
    Green is my salad
    And my plate of peas.
Wk 5: Concept of Space
  1. Introduce and talk about both sets of pictures to the child.
  2. Ask the child to circle the picture in which the flowers are inside the pot.
  3. Ask the child to circle the picture in which the fruits are outside the plate.
Wk 5: Complete the Picture
  1. Introduce and talk about the picture to the child.
  2. Ask the child to spot the differences in the pictures and complete the incomplete picture.
Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK
Wk 7: Identification of Colours: BLACK & WHITE
  1. Teacher introduce the colours Black and White with a rhyme and flash card of stripe Black and White Zebra, Panda, Day and Night.

    Black & White!
    Black & White!
    Zebra, panda,
    day and night!
Wk 7: Recognition, Tracing and Colouring of Apple
  1. Introduce and talk to the child about apples.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 7: Modelling/ Moulding of Simple Objects - Cup, plates etc.
  1. Teacher should guide children to form and assemble rigid and malleable materials e.g. marshmallow and matchstick, spagetti and dough.
    Ask children to shape plasticine, mould cup, plates etc.
  2. Guide children to add texture to clay using different techniques e.g. rolling, cutting, moulding, and carving.
  3. College Work- Thumb Printing
  4. Introduce and talk about fish to the child.
  5. With the use of watercolour, ask the child to put her/ his thumb impression in the picture of the fish.
Wk 8: Identification of Colours: GREY
  1. Teacher introduce the colours Grey with a rhyme and flash card of rabbit, mouse, gray foot mat.

    Grey is a rabbit.
    Grey is a mouse.
    Grey is the mat that says
    WELCOME to my house.
Wk 8: Concept of colour - Red
  1. Review the colour red and talk about red coloured objects in the surroundings.
  2. Talk about all the pictures above.
  3. Ask the child to circle all of the red coloured objects.
Wk 8: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Fruits II - Banana
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 9: Identification of Colours: PURPLE
  1. Teacher introduce the colours Purple with a rhyme and flash card of rabbit, grape, plum, and purple juice.

    Purple is a grape.
    Purple is a plum.
    Purple is my favourite juice.
    Would you like some?
Wk 9: Similar Object Matching
  1. Introduce all the pictures above.
  2. Ask the child to match similar looking objects.
Wk 9: Complete the Picture
  1. Introduce and talk about the picture of the car to the child.
  2. Ask the child to spot the differences in the two pictures and complete the incomplete picture.
Wk 10: Identification of Colours: BROWN
  1. Teacher introduce the colours Brown with a rhyme and flash card of chocolate, bear and hair.

    Brown is chocolate,
    Brown is a bear.
    Brown is the colour
    Of my brother's hair.
Wk 10: Concept of Thick and Thin
  1. Introduce and talk about all sets of pictures to the child.
  2. Ask the child to circle the thick candle.
  3. Ask the child to circle the thin book.
Wk 10: Problem Solving (Maze)
  1. Introduce the picture of the rabbit and the path within the maze.
  2. Ask the child to take the rabbit to the carrots through the path while not touching the borders.
Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work
Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination
Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities
THIRD TERM
Nursery 1 - Age 3 Nursery 2 - Age 4 Kindergarten - Age 5
Wk 1:
  1. Free Drawing and colouring/
    Review of 2nd term's work
Wk 1:
  1. Free Drawing and colouring/
    Review of 2nd term's work
Wk 1:
  1. Free Drawing and colouring/
    Review of 2nd term's work
Wk 2: Identification & Colouring of Circle
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the circles YELLOW
Wk 2: Concept of Shape - Circle
  1. Introduce the shape of a circle and talk about circular objects in the surroundings.
  2. Ask the child to tick all of the circular objects above.
Wk 2: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Animals - Elephant
  1. Teacher ask children to give example of Animals.
    (Elephant, Lion, Crocodile, Bear, Turtle, Kangaroo, Hippopotamus, Squirrer, Goat, Sheep, Monkey, Dolphin, Shake, Birds, etc).
  2. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  3. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 3: Identification & Colouring of Rectangle
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the rectangles BLACK
Wk 3: Tracing and Colouring
  1. Introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 3: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Animals - Sheep
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 4: Identification & Colouring of Triangle
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the triangles GREEN
Wk 4: Similar Object Matching
  1. Introduce all the pictures above.
  2. Ask the child to match similar looking objects.
Wk 4: Modelling/ Moulding of Simple Objects - Clay Pot
  1. Guide children to create a deep clay pot using rolling technique to add texture to the clay.
  2. College Work
  3. Introduce and talk about trees to the child.
  4. Ask the child to tear and paste paper in the picture of the tree.
Wk 5: Identification & Colouring of square
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the squares PURPLE
Wk 5: Concept of Colour - Blue
  1. Introduce the colour blue and talk about blue coloured objects in the surroundings.
  2. Talk about all the pictures above.
  3. Ask the child to circle all of the blue coloured objects.
Wk 5: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home 3 - Refrigerator
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK Wk 6: MID TERM BREAK
Wk 7: Identification & Colouring of oval
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the ovals WHITE
Wk 7: Concept of Length
  1. Introduce and talk about both sets of picture to the child.
  2. Ask the child to circle the picture of the long branch.
  3. Ask the child to circle the picture of the short leaf.
  4. Ask the child to circle the picture of the short pencil.
Wk 7: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home 4 - Wardrobe
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 8: Identification & Colouring of diamond
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the diamonds RED
Wk 8: Recognition, Tracing and Colouring of Butterfly
  1. Introduce and talk about butterflies to the child.
  2. Ask the child to trace and colour the picture of the butterfly.
Wk 8: Make a Rainbow
  1. Give children no more than 10 crayons or markers in basic colors.
    Make a color label by writing the name of each color in its color on a separate piece of paper (write the word "red" in red).
  2. Give children play dough in red, yellow and blue.
    Start by taking a little red and a little blue dough and say "Red [hold up red] and blue [hold up blue] make purple [squish the two colors together]." Let the children choose two colors and help them narrate their color creations just as you did. Add white dough to teach "light" and "lighter."
  3. Invite children to join and trace the dots across rows "horizontally", colour and complete the Rainbow, have them fill in the blanks with each colour text to create the rainbow.
Wk 9: Identification & Colouring of star
  1. Teacher ask children to Identify, trace and colour the stars GRAY
Wk 9: Concept of Colour - Yellow
  1. Introduce the colour yellow and talk about yellow coloured objects in the surroundings.
  2. Talk about all the pictures above.
  3. Ask the child to circle all of the yellow coloured objects.
Wk 9: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Objects at Home 5 - Chair
  1. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  2. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 10: Concept of Size
  1. Teacher Introduce and talk about all sets of pictures to the child.
  2. Ask the child to circle the picture of the small umbrella.
  3. Ask the child to circle the picture of the big cup.
  4. Ask the child to circle the picture of the small ball.
Wk 10: Shape Object Matching
  1. Introduce and talk to the child about different shapes (circle, rectangle and triangle).
  2. Ask the child to match shapes with similar looking objects.
Wk 10: Identification, Tracing, and Colouring of Nigeria Flag
  1. Teacher display different flags before the children, and ask children to find Nideria flag.
  2. Ask children to name its colours.
  3. Teacher introduce the sheet to the child.
  4. Ask the child to discover the picture by joining the dots and colour the picture.
Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work Wk 11: Revision of Term's work
Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination Wk 12: Examination
Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities Wk 13: Closing Activities