Bala Vihar Curriculum

Bala Vihar Groups Text Books Syllabus & Teachers Reference
Common for all classes Hridi Bhavayami, My Prayers, Great Saints: Swami Chinmayananda, Swami Tejomayananda, Swami Viveknanda Invocation & Gurustotram, Daily Prayers, Kanakadhara Stotram Bhagavad Geeta Chanting: Chapter 2
Prahalada (PKG, KG) Tarangini Volume 1 & 2, Tell me a story – Part 1 Teacher’s Reference: The Alphabet Safari, Stories, Arts, Crafts, Games and Quizzes.
Nachiketa (Grades 1-2) Bala Ramayana, Tarangini Volume 3, 4, 5 & 6, Tell Me a Story – Part 2 Teacher’s Reference: Bala Ramayana, Hanuman the Superman Stories, Arts, Crafts, Games and Quizzes
Shrirama (Grades 3-4) Bala Bhagavatam, Tarangini Volume 7, Pride Goeth Before a Fall (values), Art of God Symbolism Teacher’s Reference: Bala Bhagavatam, My twenty-four teachers, Krishna Krishna Everywhere Skits, Quizzes & Geeta Quiz
Vyasa(Grades 5-6) Tell Me a Story – Part 3, Parables, Why  do We Teacher’s Reference: Symbolism in Hinduism, India the Sacred Land Extempore speech, Skits, Tests & Quizzes, Topics from ‘Hindu Culture’
Shri Krishna (Grades 7-8) Hanuman Chalisa, Values, Geeta Chapter XII, Shlokas 13 – 19), I Love you Letters Teacher’s Reference: P.O. Box Mr. God, Key to Success, Yato Dharma Tato Jayah
Vishwamitra (Grades 9-10) Self Unfoldment, Hinduism – Frequently Asked Questions, Great Saints – Adi Shankaracharya, Narasimha Mehta Teacher’s Reference: Hindu Culture, Self Unfoldment Extempore Speeches, Skits, Geeta Quizzes, Written Assignments, Discussions, Debates on current topics
Chinmaya (Grades 11-12) On Wings and Wheels, Geeta for Yuva, Great Saints – Adi Shankaracharya, Narasimha Mehta Teacher’s Reference: Geeta for me Extempore Speeches, Skits, Geeta Quizzes, Written Assignments, Discussions, Debates on current topics