First Grade

Here you can find activities that foster social, emotional, cognitive and physical development and promote routine and structure in your child's day-to-day schedule.

*Please note that Summer virtual classes are offered for incoming 1st graders and up.

Vana Keledjian

Vana, a Belmont native, has been with BASEC since 2018. She holds a bachelors degree in psychology and has over 15 years of experience in childcare.


Begin practicing recognizing and reading smaller words within larger words, known as compound words.

External Resources

A listing of live streams from independent children’s musicians around the globe! Sing-a-longs, music classes, puppet shows, and more are posted in a calendar and updated daily.

(Recommended ages: 2 - 8 years)

A variety of different games that help Kindergarten students work on grade level common core standards. Fun games with lots of learning!

(Recommended ages: 5 - 6 years)

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

(Recommended ages: 2 - 8 years)

Free printable worksheets, organized by subject area, to further at home teaching.

(Recommended ages: 4 - 7 years)

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

(Recommended ages: 3 - 7 years)

Watch a live stream of baboons, penguins, pandas, polar bears, apes, koalas, giraffes, owls, elephants, tigers, and condors at the San Diego Zoo.

(Recommended ages: 3 - 8 years)