What skills should my child know before Kindergarten? If you would like to work on some skills during the summer, look at the list below and see what they can work on.
Say the alphabet song Identify a few letters (and some sounds)- such as those in their name How to print their name!!! They write their name numerous times a day and they need to know how to print it on their own. Don't worry about proper letter formations because I will teach this to them. How to hold and use scissors, pencils and crayons Count to 10 or higher Identify numbers to 10 How to sit and listen to a story Know colours and shapes
Here is an online checklist on Kindergarten readiness:
It is important to note that children all develop at different stages and enter Kindergarten at their own level. Don't put too much pressure on them or yourself. We are going to work as a team to make the Kindergarten year as successful for your child as possible.