Kindergarten Readiness

 

  • What Your Child Should Know Before Kindergarten

     

    Reading:

    Recognize 26 of the 52 letters (this includes upper and lowercase)

    10 letter sounds

    Readers read left to right

    All letters in their first name

     

    Writing:

    Use correct grasp to hold pencil, marker, crayon

    Pretend to write in a left to write direction

    Write first name (not necessarily correctly)

     

    Math

    Count to 20

    Recognize 1-10

    Point and count up to 10 objects

    Make simple patterns

    Recognize basic shapes and colors

     

    Behaviors:

    Listen to adults and follow directions

    Take turns

    Take care of things and put them away

    Button and unbutton own clothes

    Zip and unzip own clothes

    Try to tie own shoes