Kindergarten Readiness Skills

Language and Reading:

- I can sing the ABC’s.

- I can name some letters and letter sounds.

- I know the difference between letters, numbers, and shapes.

- I can sit and listen to a short story and tell you what happened.

- I know how to hold a book. I know the front of the book and the back of the book. I also know that the left page is followed by the right page when reading a book.

- I can print my name with a capital letter at the beginning followed by all lowercase letters.

- I hear my parents speak to me, and I respond with a full sentence.

Math and Reasoning:

- I can count to 10.

- I can recognize the numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

- I can write the numbers to 5.

- I can name the six basic geometric shapes.

- I can name and sort items by color, shape and size.

Basic Skills:

- I can hold a pencil.

- I can use scissors.

- I know the colors-red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white, black, brown, and pink.

- I take care of my dressing (zipping jackets, buttoning pants, tying shoes, etc.) and bathroom needs.

Social Skills:

- I settle into new group situations with little stress.

- I transition easily to different activities.

- I can focus on a task for at least 5 minutes, even if there are distractions.

- I can remember and follow 3-step sequence of actions.

- I follow simple rules.

- I help clean up after activities.

- I play and share nicely with others.