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Five Components

This figure below shows how these five components form a framework that is applied in each of the classroom interest areas and outdoors. 

Creative Curriculum


The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is based on five fundamental principles. They guide practice and help us understand the reasons for intentionally setting up and operating preschool programs in a particular ways. These are the principles:

  • Positive interactions and relationships with adults provide a critical foundation for successful learning. 
  • Social-emotional competence is a significant factor in school success.
  • Constructive, purposeful play supports essential learning. 
  • The physical environment affects the type and quality of learning interactions. 
  • Teacher-family partnerships promote development and learning. 
EEC 2021- 2022 Creative Curriculum Studies


Dates Study
July 1- August 13 Insect Study
August 16- September 24 Beginning The Year Study 
September 27- November 5 Trees Study
November 8- December 17 Clothes Study
December 20- December 23 Center Selected Activities
December 24- January 2  Centers Closed
January 3- February 11 Buildings Study
February 14- March 25 Pets Study
March 28- April 29 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Study
May 2- June 3 Balls Study
June 6- June 30  Centers select Unit of Study (Music Making, Exercise, or Insects)