Ready for School
What your child should know and be able to do upon entering Kindergarten !! 
Care for Personal Needs    
__ Can blow nose, cover sneeze
__ Is independent in using the toilet
__ Can wash own hands
__ Can snap, button, zip, or belt own pants
__ Can take off and put on coat
__ Recognizes own possessions: jacket, shoes, etc.
__ Will sit at a table to eat
__ Can eat unassisted
__Will put away toys when asked                
__ Can sit and listen to a story
__ Holds book upright, turns pages from front to back
__ Knows some songs, rhymes
__ Knows first and last name
__ Knows names of family members
__ Will answer a question asked by adult
__ Can tell about an experience
__ Can tell and retell familiar stories
__ Can communicate personal needs
__ Has a variety of experiences such as: library, park, grocery store
__ Can use crayons, pencils, scissors
__ Expresses ideas with drawing
__ Is willing to try to complee a task
__ Will listen to an adult and do as told
__ Can cooperate with other children
__ Can play with other children without hitting or biting
__ Can sit for short periods (15 minutes)
__ Can follow a rule
__ Can follow two-step directions
__ Has had all required immunizations
__ Has had a health check-up
__ Receives medical care when sick
__ Receives dental check-ups
__ Eats at regular times each day
__ Can run, jump, climb, swing, and use balls

Last Modified on September 3, 2013