List of KICD Approved Grade 1 (G1) Textbooks

The following is a list of the KICD approved textbooks for the new competency based curriculum for Grade 1 (G1) which is in the lower primary. This information above has been sourced from the latest orange book (2018 Addendum) which is also available on the KICD website for viewing or as a PDF download.

The list contains textbooks for the 10 subjects (activity areas) for Grade 1 that include:

  • Mathematics Activities
  • English Activities
  • Kiswahili Activities
  • Literacy Activities
  • Environmental Activities
  • Hygiene and Nutrition Activities
  • Christian Religious Education (CRE)
  • Hindu Religious Education (none included)
  • Islamic Religious Education (IRE)
  • Movement and Creative Activities

All the textbooks below also have a separate Teacher's Guide (TG) that is sold separately.



Grade 1 Approved Textbooks

g1 books
Grade 1 Books

Format:
Publisher
Textbook Title
Authors


MATHEMATICAL ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

JKF
Primary Mathematics Learner’s Activities
S. Waichanguru
R. Ndungu

Bookmark
Bookmark Mathematical Activities
Janet Musyoka
etal

ENGLISH ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

Spotlight
Spotlight English Activities
David Kabura
Oliver Ochieng
etal

Queenex
Queenex English Activities
Adrin Mwanzia

Bookmark/Pearson
Bookmark English Activities Learner’s Book
Cheryl Minkley

Oxford
New Progressive Primary English Activities
Leah Kariuki
E. Ndua

KISWAHILI LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

JKF
Nyota ya Kiswahili Kitabu cha Mwanafunzi
Dorothy Ngaje
O. Odhiambo

Oxford
Kiswahili Dadisi
Francis Waititu
Pauline Kea
etal

KLB
KLB Visionaries Learner’s Book
Mutahi Miricho
K. Wanjala
etal

Longhorn
Longhorn Primary Kiswahili Activities
James Ndeda

E.A.E.P.
Kiswahili Angaza Grade 1
Shaban Otieno
Onesmus Mbanda



ENGLISH LITERACY GRADE 1

KLB
Literacy Activities
Charles Gecaga
Dr. Phyllis Mwangi

KISWAHILI LITERACY GRADE 1

Longhorn
Longhorn Primary Literacy and Indigenous Activities
D. Bobea

GIKUYU LITERACY GRADE 1

E.A.E.P.
PKK: Wirute Gikuyu Kiega 1
Waweru Mwangi

Mini Max
Ruthiomi Rwitu
Kuria Mungai

KIKAMBA LITERACY GRADE 1

E.A.E.P.
PKK: Tutanie Kikamba 1
Yayhya Mutuku

EKEGUSII LITERACY GRADE 1

E.A.E.P.
PKK: Ekegusii nwekiya 1
T. Nyambeka

CRE ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

Oxford
Growing in Christ CRE Activities
Hezron Onyango
L. Wachira etal

Focus
Focus on CRE Activities
Joyce Kimaita
G. Owich

Longhorn
Longhorn Primary CRE Activities
Lucy Muiru

Mentor
Mentor CRE Activities
Emily Aura
S. Ochieng

KLB
KLB Visionary CRE Activities
Philomena Mwaura
W. Magonda
etal

Distinction
Christian Religious Activities
A. Musangi

IRE ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

KLB
KLB Visionary IRE Activities
Yusufu Kumala
Idns Makhoha


HYGIENE AND NUTRITION ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

Story Moja
Know More Hygiene & Nutrition
Joy Kalemba
J. Kadasia

JKF
Foundation Hygiene and Nutrition Activities
Eddah Mwachofi
G. Kaloki
etal

Spotlight
Spotlight Hygiene & Nutrition Activities
R. Mwaragu
D. Maina

Oxford
Everyday Hygiene and Nutrition Activities
N. Aluanga
S. Anyona

Focus
Focus on Hygiene and Nutrition Activities
Victoria Amulega

One Planet
New Planet Hygiene & Nutrition
Lilian Lillovi
Charles Kiluta

Phoenix
Summit Hygiene Activities
Z. Oracha

Mentor
Mentor Hygiene Activities Grade 1
A. Mwenesi
B. Nungo
M. Odhiambo
R. Maiyo

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

Evangel
Enrich Yourself Environmental Activities
A. Gichuki
M. Musa
et al

Oxford
Our Lives Today Environmental Activities
C. Kamau
M. Indire
etal

Queenex
Queenex Environmental Activities
G. A. Okoko

Bookmark/Pearson
Bookmark Environmental Activities
Joy Kalemba

Story Moja
Know more Environmental Activities
J. Musau
P. Saiya

Signal
Signal Environmental Activities
K. Kiprono
C. Siele
et al

Spotlight
Spotlight Environmental Activities
Thomas Gichana
Isaac Pharouk
etal

Longhorn
Longhorn Primary Environmental Activities
Peter Oloo
John Kanjoyah

MUSIC ACTIVITIES GRADE 1

KLB
KLB Visionary Music Activities
Esther Muchiri
Edward Namiti
etal

Longhorn
Longhorn Primary Music
J. Odongo

ART AND CRAFT GRADE 1

KLB
KLB Visionary Art and Craft Activities
Okemba Lore
G. Motondi

Story Moja
Know more Art and Craft Activities
F. Muthomi

MOVEMENT ACTIVITY GRADE 1

KLB
KLB Visionary Movement Activities Grade 1
Raphael Kithuka
E. Sigot
W. Nyokabi,
R. Kahiga etal

The average prices of these textbooks and their teacher's guide can be found in the orange book. You can however find more accurate pricing by checking the publisher’s website or searching the books in a bookshop website such as Textbook Centre.

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