Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Kindergarten Readiness

Life Skills

Knowing first and last name
Knowing name of parents/guardian
Recognizing written name
Putting on outerwear: coats, shoes, gloves, zipping coat
Proper toileting and hand washing
Blowing nose and basic hygiene
Practice opening lunch Items


How to write first name with capital letter first, followed by lowercase
Proper pencil grasp:
hand holding a pencilColor identification
Scissor safety
Basic shapes (circle, triangle, square, rectangle, heart, star)
Identify and write numbers 0-5
Exposure to letter sounds and recognition
Read to your child at least 20 minutes a day

letter and number formation chart

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