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Nursery Syllabus

We have curated the latest nursery syllabus which you can download for free in pdf and use it to create a study plan for your kid. This syllabus covers the latest curriculum and guidelines for nursery class by CBSE, ICSE and Cambridge board.  

Nursery syllabus

Focus points for nursery curriculum

  • Development of interpersonal and linguistic skills   
  • Stimulating comprehension of basic mathematics 
  • Development of cognitive capabilities  
  • Enhancing motor skills  
  • Cultivating creative expression 

Subjects covered under the nursery syllabus 

Nursery syllabus for english

The syllabus nursery english covers topics that prepares the kids to identify the alphabets, lower case and upper cases, different patterns of writing , basic vocabulary and basic sentence formation.

Pre Writing Skills

  • Standing line
  • Sleeping line
  • Left slanting line
  • Right slanting line
  • Left curve
  • Right curve
  • Up curve
  • Down curve

Alphabets & Basic Vocabulary 

  • Identification of alphabets using objects
  • Objects related to each letter
  • Small letters & capital letters
  • Vocabulary: father, mother, sister, family etc

Basic Sentence Structure

  • I am a girl/boy
  • Which class I study in 
  • My father’s name, mother’s name

 Nursery syllabus for maths

The syllabus for nursery mathematics covers basic concepts like size, weight, number tracing, counting from 1 to 20, understanding and identifying basic shapes and colors.

Pre-Mathematics concepts

  • Same-different
  • Big-small
  • Tall-short
  • More-less
  • Heavy-light
  • Full-empty

Numbers (1-20)

  • Tracing
  • Identification
  • Number and its value
  • Counting from ‘1-20’
  • Count and match
  • Count and circle
  • Count and colour


  • Circle
  • Square
  • Rectangle
  • Triangle


  • Red, Yellow, Blue
  • Orange, Green, Purple
  • Black, White, Pink

Nursery syllabus for EVS and general awareness

General awareness covers understanding, remembering basic infos on people around us, climates, different types of animals and basic transport systems.

About Me

  • Myself
  • My body parts
  • My family
  • My home
  • My school


  • Summer
  • Rainy
  • Winter
  • Spring


  • Fruits & vegetables
  • Domestic & wild animals
  • Transportation ( air, road, about types of vehicles- bus, truck, cycle, aeroplane)

Nursery syllabus for Art and Crafts  

Art and crafts assist children in developing their creative interests and artistic expression. This section covers various hands-on activities for the children to inculcate creativity in a fun way.  

  • Colouring 
  • Finger painting and printing 
  • Art with vegetable printing 
  • Collage making 

Nursery syllabus for general activities

This section covers few activities and practical training to make the kid understand about good habits and environment around us.

  • Awareness about good eating habits
  • Saying ‘No’ to junk food
  • Eat healthy food
  • Importance of greenery
  • Planting trees
  • Discussion n good health and hygiene
  • Self grooming
  • Use of dustbins
  • Importance and purpose of animals
  • Discussion on respecting and protecting animals and birds
  • Basic manners like using thank you, please & sorry
  • Differentiation between living & non-living things

Nursery syllabus for Rhymes and Stories 

Rhymes and stories help children learn crucial language patterns and rhythm. This section involves recitation and story-telling activities that broaden a child’s imagination. 


  • Hindi poems 
  • English Poems 
  • Vernacular language stories  


  • Stories on historical events 
  • Patriotic stories 
  • Cartoon-based stories 

Download the nursery syllabus for free in pdf

Download and take a print out of the curriculum for nursery and use it for preparing your kids for school.  

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  1. Thank you for the information. It will help me to grow my child in a better way. How can i get the worksheets of nurssery

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