Nursery Curriculum

Number Core

  • 1. Matching objects on the basis of different attributes like shape, size, texture and colour.
  • 2. Sorting objects on the basis of a given attribute like shape, size and colour.
  • 3. Categorizing objects into a set on the basis of a given attribute like shape, size and colour.
  • 4. Counting up to 10 objects in a linear and scattered manner.
  • 5. Arranging up to 10 objects in different ways.
  • 6. Understanding the conservation of numbers up to 5.

Number Relations

  • 1. Number Subitization up to 5.
  • 2. Number Subitization up to 10.
  • 3. Counting one more and one less than a given number using different objects.
  • 4. Combining and partitioning sets of 2-5 objects.
Comparison and Ordering
  • 1. Identifying first and last in different configurations of 2-10 objects.
  • 2. Counting and matching to compare objects using the statements: less than/same as/more than.
  • 3. Comparing a number of objects using statements: less than/equal to/greater than.
  • 4. Comparing and matching sets of different objects using the statements mentioned above.

Capacity/Volume

  • 1. Identifying the attribute of volume or capacity by describing containers as big or small.
  • 2. Comparing volume using more than or less than.
  • 3. Comparing volume with sand conservation using the statement is the same as.

Numeration

  • 1. Reading and writing numerals 1-5.
  • 2. Comparing numerals 1-5.
  • 3. Ordering numerals 1-5.

Spatial Understanding

  • 1. Recognizing the position of objects using the spatial vocabulary: up, down, top, bottom, under, inside, on, under, outside, above and below.

Measurement

  • 1. Finding objects that match given length, weight, and volume comparison statements.
  • 2. Ordering and comparing objects according to a given attribute.

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. Building solid shapes using comparison with their two-dimensional shapes.

Patterns

  • 1. Identifying patterns using objects.
  • 2. Duplicating and representing those patterns using different objects.
  • 3. Extending and representing those patterns using different objects.

Length

  • 1.Identifying the attribute of length by describing objects as tall or short.
  • 2. Comparing the length using taller than and shorter than with aligned and non-aligned endpoints.
  • 3. Comparing the length/height of different objects using statements: longer than/shorter than/same as.

Number Sense

  • 1. Matching the numerals up to 5 with objects.
  • 2. Making a group of up to 5 objects, matching with the numeral and vice-versa. (Concretion and Abstraction).
  • 3. Representing numbers 1-5 using objects, pictures and numerals.

2D Shapes

  • 1. Finding and describing circles, rectangles, squares and triangles using informal language without naming.
  • 2. Identifying and analyzing different shapes: circles, rectangles, squares and triangles.
  • 3. Sorting and comparing different shapes: circles, rectangles, squares and triangles.
  • 4. Positioning different shapes: circles, rectangles, squares and triangles.

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 weight using heavier than, lighter than, and the same as with balance scales.

Addition and Subtraction (using numbers 0-5)

  • 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.