While there is no perfect formula to determine if your child is truly ready for Kindergarten, the following checklist includes skills that most Kindergarten-aged children have accomplished.
             Sit and listen to a story
              Recognize rhyming sounds
    • Cut with scissors
    • Write first name
    • Share with others
    • Speak clearly in 5-6 word sentences
    • Identify most alphabet letters
    • Identify the beginning sound of some letters
    • Sort similar objects by color, size, and shape
    • Count & write to 10
    • Separate from parents without becoming upset
    • Be able to recognize authority
    • Understand the importance of classroom rules
    • Pay attention for short periods of time to adult-directed tasks
Last Modified on September 25, 2019