Incoming Kinders

    Giddy Up for kindergarten       

Things your child should practice and know before starting Kindergarten in August


Write First Name
(Know letters & sounds) 


Practice writing with a pencil


Count to 20




Identify colors


Practice scissors skills

Identify shapes:

Practice counting objects


Retell a story (beginning, middle, and end)

Practice writing numbers 1-10

Use comparative words (big, small, greater, less)


Read books

I can draw a picture and tell a story to match

Know all capital letters

Practice solving your own problems

Know all lowercase letters


Practice cleaning up after yourself

Practice writing letters

Identify numbers 1-20

Practice drawing a person (not a stick person)


Practice sharing

Use positional/directional words (below, left)


I can complete a pattern


Know all letter sounds


I can count to tell how many

Match uppercase and lowercase letters

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