• 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