CHC's curriculum for Kindergarten distinguishes between core and non-core subjects. Core subjects are the "basic essentials" of education for a particular grade, such as reading, science, and religion. Non-core subjects, such as art and music, can be added as time, interest, and finances allow. Visit the Kindergarten Interactive Guide to take a subject-by-subject tour of core and non-core materials, including printable sample pages that can be used to determine grade placement!
The Kindergarten Core Kit includes all the core materials for Kindergarten except for math and literature, which can be purchased more affordably from other sources. The recommended math and literature books are listed below along with information on where to purchase them.
The Kindergarten Core Kit includes:
CHC Lesson Plans for Kindergarten
Little Stories for Little Folks
Little Folks' Letter Practice
Catholic Heritage Handwriting, Level K
Behold and See K: Exploring Nature
Little Folks' Number Practice
Who Am I? Kindergarten Workbook & Teacher's Manual
The following math and literature books are not included in the Kindergarten Core Kit. (They are still scheduled in CHC Lesson Plans.) Please purchase them separately at the links provided or borrow them from your local library.
MCP Math Level K (2005 ed.) Homeschool Kit (ISBN: 9780765273871)
My Book House: Story Time (ISBN: 9780486499079)
The Adventures of Peter Cottontail (ISBN: 9780486492094)
Aesop's Fables for Children (ISBN: 9780486846392)
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Other Materials for Kindergarten: