First Grade Creators!TM

Virtual  Homeschool Pod

Everything you need to homeschool first grade with weekly online teacher-led classes!   

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First Grade Creators!TM

Virtual Homeschool Pod

Everything you need to homeschool first grade with weekly online teacher-led classes!  Accepting 24 students for 2022-23. 


Who we are...

Adsila Kids is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit sister organization of Home CEO Academy, a homeschool company whose resources have been used by over 200,000 families in 106 countries worldwide.   Our Virtual First Grade Homeschool Pods bring together content, classes and community for your young learners!

First Grade Curriculum

First Grade Creators is a no-prep digital curriculum paired with a weekly hands-on creative project to hone your student's creativity and imagination.

Weekly Project

One weekly live class centers around a fun and creative weekly project.  Students are introduced to the weekly assignments and project and share their creations and learning from the week prior.

Language and Math

Weekly reading, writing, and phonics lessons are included as are grade-level math topics.

Science and Social Studies

Topics include a variety of geography, economics, life and physical sciences.

Social and Emotional Skills

Weekly character traits and simple SEL lessons to support self-awareness, decision-making, relationship, social awareness and self-management skills.

What  Parents Are Saying ...

Nikki D.

[Kindegarten Pod]  "This fun and highly engaging virtual kindergarten program has helped my two girls grow leaps and bounds this year. My kids have really enjoyed interacting and learning from their classmates from around the continent, as well as from their phenomenal teachers."

Chelsea T.

[Kindegarten Pod] "This is a wonderful program filled with tons of resources, including fun and engaging lessons designed to challenge your learner. My daughter has enjoyed becoming a hero. Particularly learning the different character traits and intentionally applying all that she’s learning to her day to day life."

Jasmeet S.

[Kindegarten Pod] "My daughter has had the pleasure of being a kindergarten hero under Mrs. Maraya and Mrs. Kelly’s guidance and has flourished so much in the process. She grew in her confidence and made such wonderful connections with children from near and far. Our family members and friends are constantly in awe of how knowledgeable she is and that is all thanks to her amazing experience with Home CEO Academy. "

Sheila E.

[Kindegarten Pod] "As a teacher myself I wanted a program that didn’t just focus on academics but social emotional growth as well. Both of my girls love learning and discovering new things each week. This has been beyond what I could have asked for.”

Our First Grade Creators Pod is great for...

Busy Homeschools

If you're managing multiples, having a complete ready-to-go mostly no-prep option for your learner(s) can simplify things all-around.

Working Parents

If you're juggling a dual role of career and homeschool educator, digital no-prep curriculum and supplemental teaching extends your coverage.

Special Needs Homeschooling

If you plan to learn from home temporarily (for a year or two) enjoy confidence that your student will be amply prepared to resume in-person school in the future.

Explore the Curriculum!

First Grade Creators TM covers language, math, science, social studies, art and social emotional learning in 36 weeks.  In addition to the core content, students spend the school year building a portfolio of 36 weekly hands-on projects where they hone their pure creativity and imaginative ability!  The goal is to build their discovery of what they are capable of creating to grow their confidence and sense of initiative for the challenges to be presented in the later elementary grades.

Preview a Lesson!

This lesson on the critically endangered Amur leopard is the Week 4 Science assignment.

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Meet the Team!

Maraya Pearson


Maraya is the Founder of Home CEO Academy and Adsila Kids.  Maraya's teaching background includes writing over 130 curricular units with the team at Home CEO Academy as well as serving as a homeschool teacher for many years. Maraya earned a Bachelor's in political science from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of South Florida.

Rachelle Taylor

Educational Consultant

Rachelle is an experienced educator with four years experience teaching elementary grades in public schools and currently homeschools her three children.   She has a Bachelor's degree in elementary education with a concentration in language and math from Utah State University.  Rachelle supports Home CEO Academy and Adsila Kids in numerous ways including content review. 

Keri Bernier

Project Assistant

Keri is an experienced homeschool educator who supports Home CEO Academy and Adsila Kids in keeping the curriculum libraries up to date as well as many behind-the-scenes support activities.  Prior to becoming a Chief Education Officer at home, Keri graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in forensic osteology. 

I Still Have Questions

Check our Frequently Asked Questions for more details on our program.  If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

We are on sabbatical and are not accepting students 2022-23.  To join a waitlist or be notified of future pods, join our email list.

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