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LKG Syllabus 2023 in PDF for CBSE & ICSE

Here we have curated the LKG syllabus based on the latest guidelines by CBSE, ICSE and Cambridge boards. You can download the subject wise lower kindergarten curriculum for free in pdf and use it to create a sweet & simple study plan for your kid.

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Last updated: 03 July 2023

LKG Class syllabus for CBSE, ICSE and Cambridge Boards

LKG is an important phase of every kid, as it introduces them to the foundation of academics. Every year, various boards releases their curriculum for LKG. We have updated this page with syllabus for LKG in 2023.

As per the latest curriculum, there’s 4 subjects to be taught in Lower KG, they are English, Maths, General awareness and Environmental science (EVS). View or download the subject wise syllabus here:

LKG English Syllabus

The LKG English Syllabus focuses on developing fundamental language skills in students. It includes activities for alphabet identification, reading comprehension, and matching exercises. This curriculum aims to lay a strong foundation in English language learning and foster a love for reading and language exploration from an early age.

Pre-Writing Strokes

Pre-writing strokes are essential for developing writing skills. Mastering these strokes helps children improve their handwriting and fine motor skills. They include lines (standing, sleeping, slanting) and curves (left, right, up, down), full list give below.

  • Standing line
  • Sleeping line
  • Left Slanting line
  • Right Slanting line
  • Left Curve
  • Right Curve
  • Up Curve
  • Down Curve

Alphabets & Basic Grammar

Alphabets & Basic Grammar are essential for language development. Children identify alphabets using objects, learn about small and capital letters, match them, understand vowels and consonants, practice phonic drills, explore vowel words, recognize rhyming words, and differentiate gender. These skills lay the groundwork for effective communication.

  • Identification of alphabets using objects
  • Objects related to each letter
  • Small Letters & Capital Letters
  • Matching capital and small
  • Vowels and Consonants
  • Phonic Drill
  • Vowel words
  • Rhyming words to improve listening skills
  • Differentiate between gender and pairing​

Phonetics

Phonetics involves language concepts, such as letter sounds and object associations, vowels and consonants, vowel words, articles, demonstrative pronouns, singular and plural forms, positions, rhyming words, and language skills. It utilizes tools like Genie boards and flashcards, encourages oral interaction and written work, and includes supplementary activities like worksheets, storytelling, and enactment. This comprehensive approach enhances children’s language development and proficiency.

Language Concepts

  • Sound of Letters
  • Objects related to letters
  • Vowels and Consonants
  • Vowel words
  • Articles: A/An

Demonstrative Pronouns and Plurals

  • Demonstrative Pronouns: This/That
  • Demonstrative Pronouns: These/Those
  • Singular and Plural: One
  • Singular and Plural: Many
  • Positions

Language Skills and Tools

  • Rhyming words
  • Use of Genie boards
  • Use of flashcards
  • Oral interaction
  • Written work

Supplementary Activities

  • Worksheets
  • Storytelling
  • Enactment

LKG Maths Syllabus

The LKG Maths syllabus introduces young learners to shapes, counting, numbers, comparisons, classifications, positions, sizes, money, colours, and patterns. It aims to build a strong foundation in mathematics through engaging activities and interactive learning.

ShapesIdentify circles, squares, and triangles
Identify squares and rectangles
Count to 3Learn to count (up to 3)
Count dots (up to 3)
Count shapes (up to 3)
Count objects (up to 3)
Count on ten frames (up to 3)
Show numbers on ten frames (up to 3)
Represent numbers (up to 3)
Count to 5Learn to count (up to 5)
Count dots (up to 5)
Count shapes (up to 5)
Count objects (up to 5)
Count on ten frames (up to 5)
Show numbers on ten frames (up to 5)
Represent numbers (up to 5)
Count to 10Learn to count (up to 10)
Count dots (up to 10)
Count shapes (up to 10)
Count objects (up to 10)
Count on ten frames (up to 10)
Show numbers on ten frames (up to 10)
Represent numbers (up to 10)
ComparingAre there enough?
Compare groups (fewer or more)
Fewer and more – compare by counting
Compare in a mixed group
PositionsInside and outside
Above and below
Beside and next to
Left and right
Left, middle, and right
Top and bottom
Top, middle, and bottom
ClassifySame
Different
Same and different
Classify shapes by colour
Classify and sort by colour
Classify and sort by shape
SizeLong and short
Tall and short
Light and heavy
Wide and narrow
MoneyCoin values
Count 1-rupee coins
ColoursRed, Yellow, Blue
Orange, Green, Purple
Black, White, Pink

LKG General Awareness Syllabus (GK)

The LKG General Awareness syllabus covers a wide range of topics to develop a child’s understanding of the world around them. It includes exploring aspects such as personal identity with topics like “About Me” and “My Family,” as well as important concepts like safety at home, on the road, and at the playground. The syllabus also introduces children to various animals, different modes of transport, seasons like summer, winter, and rain, and the roles of people who help us, such as doctors, teachers, policemen, postmen, carpenters, farmers, and security guards.

The general awareness syllabus for LKG consists of following topics

About Me• Myself
• My Body Parts
• My Family
• My Birthday
• My Home
• My School
Safety• At home
• On the road
• At the Playground
Animals• Domestic
• Wild
• Aquatic
People who help us• Doctor
• Teacher
• Policeman
• Postman
• Carpenter
• Farmer
• Security Guard
Transport• Road
• Rail
• Air
Seasons• Summer
• Winter
• Rain

LKG EVS – Environmental Science Syllabus

EVS (Environmental Studies) syllabus for LKG covers a variety of important topics that aim to enhance the students’ knowledge and understanding of their surroundings. The syllabus includes activities such as identifying common objects with missing parts, learning about the parts and organs of the body and their functions, developing good habits and manners, and raising awareness about the environment through picnics and trips.

The latest EVS syllabus for LKG consists of following topics

  • Common objects with missing parts. 
  • Parts and organs of the body and their use.
  • Good habits and manners
  • Spreading awareness about the environment through picnics, trips, etc.
  • Understanding of the concept of time by explaining weeks, months, and years.

LKG Hindi Syllabus

The LKG Hindi Syllabus introduces young learners to the Hindi language and covers a range of important topics. Students will learn the Hindi alphabet, matching letters, identifying pictures, filling in blanks, and practicing handwriting. The syllabus also includes counting, poems, stories, and vocabulary related to fruits, vegetables, colors, animals, and vehicles. This engaging curriculum aims to develop language skills and provide a solid foundation in Hindi for LKG students.

The latest Hindi syllabus for LKG consists of following topics

  • अ से अः तक (From अ to अः तक)
  • क से ज्ञ तक (From क to ज्ञ तक)
  • जोडे मिलाओ (Match the pairs)
  • चित्र पहचानो (Identify the pictures)
  • खाली स्थान भरो (Fill in the blanks)
  • 2 अक्षरो के शब्द (2-letter words)
  • 3 अक्षरो के शब्द (3-letter words)
  • सुलेख (Handwriting)
  • गिनती (1 से 10 तक) (Counting from 1 to 10)
  • कविताएं (Poems)
  • कहानियाँ (Stories)
  • फल, सब्जी, रंग, पशु, वाहन के नाम (Names of fruits, vegetables, fruits, colours, animals, vehicles)

Download LKG syllabus for free in PDF

Here you can download the LKG curriculum, take a print out and use it to make study plan for your kids.

LKG syllabus FAQs

What subjects are included in the LKG syllabus?

LKG syllabus is based on guidelines of leading educational boards and consists of four subjects
• English
• Maths
• EVS, and General Awareness
• Hindi

How can I assess my child’s progress in LKG?

Assessment in LKG is primarily done through informal methods such as observation, class participation, and periodic assessments conducted by the teacher. Parents can also evaluate their child’s progress through discussions with the teacher and reviewing completed assignments or worksheets.

How can I support my child’s learning at home during LKG?

You can support your child’s learning at home by providing a nurturing environment, engaging in conversations, reading books together, practicing basic math concepts, and encouraging hands-on activities related to the topics covered in the syllabus. Regular communication with the teacher can also help you stay updated on your child’s progress.

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