• Getting ready for kindergarten


    Below are some activities/skills that are helpful in preparing your child for kindergarten:

    *Ability to follow directions
    *Understanding directional amd positional words like under/over; front/back; off/on; etc.
    *Practice bouncing balls
    *Skipping
    *Hopping on one foot
    *Cutting and gluing
    *Zipping bookbag and buttoning clothes
    *Identifying numbers and letters (at least some of them)
    *Partcipate in comversations (talking and listening)
    *Read to your child daily
    *Nursery Rhymes
    *Simple songs
    *Build up hand muscles by using play doh, paint,stress balls; etc
    *Tracing
    *Writing first name with a capital letter at the beginning of the name and lower case letters for the rest of the name
    *Recognize first name
    *Recognize colors
    *Cprrect pencil grip
    *Rote counting to 10
    *Read environmental print- words such as Wal mart, Pepsi, McDonalds etc.