Stepping Stones Curriculum

At Stepping Stones we take early childhood education seriously. We have learned that not all curriculum sets are strong in every developmental area. With this in mind we continually research, add resources and supplemental materials from a wide variety of highly regarded education companies. Below is a partial list of curriculum resources we use when designing our daily, weekly and monthly lessons and activities.

Core Curriculum: All Classes Infant through School Age

Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum- Math, Science, Art, Reading, Writing, Communication and Technology
Pinnacle® is a research-based early childhood curriculum, designed with both teachers and students in mind. Based on the works of Piaget, Gardner, and Erikson, Pinnacle® provides teachers with lessons that engage children in developmentally appropriate activities. Pinnacle® is published in an easy-to-use format that includes lesson plan guides, activity enrichments, and long range goals linked to key standards. Comprehensive curriculum for Infants through School-Age children.

Character Education Curriculum: Toddlers through School Age

The Kindness Curriculum ®
The Kindness Curriculum, provides a variety of experiences that strengthen the building blocks of positive character development. Activities encourage children as they learn about love, feelings and empathy, gentleness, self-control, respect, friendship, and conflict resolution. This comprehensive collection of activities helps foster an atmosphere of acceptance, empowerment, and love. It also supports the important lesson that a little kindness can go a long way.

Additional Curriculum Materials

Science Curriculum: Kindergarten Readiness, Kindergarten and School Age

Delta Science®-A Powerful Combination of Hands-on Science
Delta Science Modules are 59 comprehensive science kits. Students investigate key science topics through powerful combination of hands-on activities and reading.

Writing Curriculum: Preschool, Kindergarten Readiness, Kindergarten

Handwriting Without Tears®
Handwriting curriculum makes it easy for teachers to teach, and fun for students to learn.

Reading Curriculum: Kindergarten Readiness and Kindergarten

Gear Up! ®
Guided reading program provides a balance of fiction and nonfiction to support students at each stage of reading development.

Guided Reading Features:

  • 240 carefully leveled paired fiction and nonfiction books spanning 17 instructional levels
  • Research-based lesson plans in the guided reading format