Kindergarten Curriculum

Number Core

  • 1. Sorting objects on the basis of a given attribute like shape, size, texture and colour.
  • 2. Matching and comparing objects on the basis of shape, size and colour.
  • 3. Categorizing objects into a set on the basis of a given attribute like shape, size and colour.
  • 4. Finding an odd one out from the whole set of objects.
  • 5. Counting and arranging up to 10 objects in linear, scattered and different configurations.
  • 6. Understanding the conservation of numbers up to 10.

Number Relations

  • 1. Composing and decomposing numbers 2-10.
  • 2. Arranging and counting numbers 2-10 in varied patterns. (random/arrays/rows/circular arrangement).
  • 3. Making number tally using 2-10 objects.
Spatial Understanding
  • 1. Changing the position of objects using spatial vocabulary (up, down, top, bottom, on, under, inside, outside, above, below)

Length

  • 1. Identifying the attribute of length by describing objects as tall or short.
  • 2. Comparing length using taller than and shorter than with aligned and non-aligned endpoints.
  • 3. Comparing length using longer than, shorter than, and about the same as with a simple straight object.
  • 4. Comparing length measurements with string.
  • 5. Making a series of longer than and shorter than comparisons.

Capacity

  • 1. Identifying the attribute of capacity and volume by describing containers as big or small.
  • 2. Comparing volume using more than, less than or same as with the help of pouring.

Comparison and Ordering

  • 1. Ordering and matching numerals with dot cards from 1 to 10.
  • 2. Stating 1 more than a given number.
  • 3. Arranging numbers 1-10 in the form of a staircase using Cuisenaire strips.
  • 4. Arranging, analyzing and drawing 1 more up to 10 in configurations other than towers.
  • 5. Arranging, analyzing and drawing sequences of quantities of 1 more, beginning with numbers other than 1.
  • 6. Ordering quantities from 10 to 1 and matching numerals.
  • 7. Counting down from 10 to 1.
  • 8. Stating 1 less than a given number.
  • 9. Arranging number towers in order from 10 to 1 and describing the pattern.
  • 10. Arranging, analyzing and drawing sequences of quantities that are 1 less in configurations other than towers.
  • 11. Comparing sets and numerals up to 10 using different objects.
  • 12. Comparing sets and numerals up to 10 using more than/less than/greater/fewer/same as.

Numeration

  • 1. Counting numbers 0-10.
  • 2. Reading and writing numerals 0-10.
  • 3. Ordering numerals 0-10.
  • 4. Comparing numerals 0-10.

Addition and Subtraction (using numbers 1-10)

  • 1. Creating and solving contextualized addition stories.
  • 2. Creating and solving contextualized subtraction stories.
  • 3. Decontextualizing addition stories to solve using fingers, objects, and drawings.
  • 4. Decontextualizing subtraction stories to solve using fingers, objects, and drawings.

2D Shapes

  • 1. Finding and describing circles, rectangles, squares, and triangles using informal language without naming.
  • 2. Matching and sorting different shapes such as triangles, circle, square, and rectangle.
  • 3. Identifying and sorting different shapes: triangles, squares, rectangles and circles, using names.
  • 4. Classifying non-examples of different shapes: triangles, squares, rectangles and circles, using observations.
  • 5. Describing and communicating positions of all flat shapes using the words above, below, beside, in front of, next to, and behind.

Weight

  • 1.Identifying the attribute of weight by describing objects as heavy or light.
  • 2. Comparing weight using heavier than, lighter than, and about the same as.
  • 3. Comparing the weight of an object to a set of unit weights on a balance scale.
  • 4. Observing conservation of weight on the balance scale.
  • 5. Comparing the weight of an object with sets of different objects on a balance scale.

Exploring Numbers

  • 1.Counting numbers 11-20.
  • 2. Representing and modelling numbers 11-20.
  • 3. Showing teen numbers using different objects.
  • 4. Writing numbers 11-20.
  • 5. Ordering and arranging numbers 11-20.
  • 6. Decomposing and recomposing numbers 11-20.
  • 7. Understanding the conservation of numbers up to 20.
  • 8. Arranging and counting numbers 11-20 in different configurations: linear/array/circular.
  • 9. Comparing numbers 11-20 using the vocabulary: less than/more than.
  • 10. Working with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.
  • 11. Practising all the above exercises for numbers 1-20.

Money

  • 1.Recognising coins of ₹1, ₹2, ₹5 and ₹10.
  • 2. Using coins up to ₹10 to exchange a number of coins for a single coin of equal value and vice versa.
  • 3. Solving practical tasks and problems using money which items can be bought with a given coin?
  • 4. Spending the same amount of money in different ways.

Number Sense

  • 1. Matching the numerals up to 10 with objects.
  • 2. Making a group of up to 10 objects, matching with the numeral and vice-versa. (Concretion and Abstraction).
  • 3. Representing numbers 1-10 using objects, pictures and numerals.

Patterns

  • 1. Identifying patterns using objects.
  • 2. Duplicating and representing those patterns using different objects.
  • 3. Extending and representing those patterns using different objects.
  • 4. Identifying a growth pattern using objects.
  • 5. Identifying and predicting patterns in numbers up to 10.

3D Shapes

  • 1. Finding and describing solid shapes using informal language without naming.
  • 2. Identifying and analyzing solid shapes to their two-dimensional faces.
  • 3. Sorting, comparing and matching solid shapes to their two-dimensional faces.
  • 4. Sorting, describing and naming 3D shapes: cube, cuboid, sphere and cylinder.
  • 5. Building solid shapes using comparison with their two-dimensional shapes.
  • 6. Positioning solid shapes to create a model of a familiar place.
  • 7. Describing and communicating positions of all flat shapes using the words above, below, beside, in front of, next to, and behind.

Width

  • 1. Identifying the attribute of width by describing objects as thick and thin.
  • 2.Comparing width using thicker than, thinner than and about the same as.

Number Analysis

  • 1.ISubitizing the numbers up to 10.
  • 2. Decomposing and recomposing numbers up to 10 using picture cards and Cuisenaire strips.
  • 3. Remembering and writing sight facts up to 10.
  • 4. Understanding the meaning of zero.
  • 5. Writing the numeral zero.
  • 6. Representing the composition and decomposition of numbers up to 10 using different objects, materials, drawings.
  • 7. Writing decomposition of numbers and number relations of numbers 2-5 using equations.
  • 8. Understanding the conservation of numbers up to 10.
  • 9. Estimating the number of objects in a set of up to 10 objects.

Time

  • 1. Developing an understanding of the concept of time through the use of appropriate vocabulary: yesterday/today/tomorrow/seasons/soon/ not yet/birthday significant events, festivals, holidays .
  • 2. Sequencing daily and weekly events or stages, orally and pictorially using the concept of daily routine.
  • 3. Reading time in one-hour intervals.