# Kindergarten Curriculum

Below are skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also enourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

Important: this is a guide only.
Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.

Kindergarten | Counting
☐ Count the items in a collection and know the last counting word tells how many items are in the collection (1 to 10)
☐ Visually determine how many more or less; and then, using the verbal counting sequence, match and count 1-10
☐ Use and understand verbal ordinal terms, first to tenth
☐ Count out (produce) a collection of a specified size 1 to 10
☐ Numerically label a data set of 1 to 5
☐ Verbally count by 1's to 20
☐ Verbally count backwards from 10
☐ Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent a spoken number up to 10
☐ Draw pictures or other informal symbols to represent how many in a collection up to 10
☐ Write numbers 1-10 to represent a collection
☐ Solve and create addition verbal word problems (use counting-based strategies, such as counting to ten)
☐ Determine sums by various means
Kindergarten | Subtraction
☐ Determine differences by various means
Kindergarten | Measurement
☐ Name, discuss, and compare attributes of length (longer than, shorter than)
☐ Compare the lengths of two objects by representing each length with string or a paper strip
Kindergarten | Time
☐ Relate specific times such as morning, noon, afternoon, and evening to activities and absence or presence of daylight
Kindergarten | Geometry (Plane)
☐ Describe characteristics and relationships of geometric objects
☐ Sort groups of objects by size and size order (increasing and decreasing)
☐ Explore vertical and horizontal orientation of objects
☐ Manipulate two-dimensional shapes to explore symmetry
Kindergarten | Geometry (Solid)
☐ Manipulate three-dimensional shapes to explore symmetry
Kindergarten | Pre-Algebra
☐ Use a variety of manipulatives to create patterns using attributes of color, size, or shape.
☐ Recognize, describe, extend, and create patterns that repeat (e.g., ABABAB or ABAABAAAB)
Kindergarten | Data
☐ Help to make simple pictographs for quantities up to 10, given what one picture represents
☐ Sort and organize objects by two attributes (e.g., color, size, or shape)
☐ Identify more, less, and same amounts from pictographs or concrete models