Kindergarten Ready - Resources for Parents

Listos para Kinder - Recursos para Padres

Every month, we publish resources for your soon-to-be Kindergartener! Download the information, activities, and more below!

Cada mes, publicamos recursos para su próximo estudiante de Kinder! Descarga la información, las actividades y mucho más a continuación!

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Is your child ready for Kindergarten?

Download, print and share our school readiness checklist and see how ready your child is for kindergarten! 

This school readiness checklist was developed with the support of preschool, kindergarten teachers and local community partners to highlight the skills your child will need for that special transition. 

Share it with your child care provider, preschool and soon to be kindergarten teacher. 

JANUARY/ENERO

Let's get ready! Intro to registration, what to expect, and how to find your school.

FEBRUARY/FEBRERO

Resources like the Healthy Family Fair, what to expect after registration, and activities.

MARCH/MARZO

National literacy month! Check out information about preschool nights and Abriendo Puertas.

APRIL/ABRIL

National Kindergarten Day! Take a closer look at attendance policies and readiness.

MAY/MAYO

Celebrate me month! Activities to encourage summer reading and local events.

JUNE/JUNIO

Summer learning fun - let's work on motor skills! Family-friendly events and places.

JULY/JULIO

Tips about socializing and sharing with peers. Have a play date at the playground!

AUGUST/AGOSTO

What to expect in a typical Kindergarten day, school supplies, and more.

SEPTEMBER/

SEPTIEMBRE

Attendance Awareness Month - find out why attendance matters for your child.

OCTOBER/

OCTUBRE

School choices - what is my neighborhood school? Let's set goals for this upcoming year.

NOVEMBER/

NOVIEMBRE

Let's talk health and immunizations! Information about physicals and more.

DECEMBER/

DICIEMBRE

Playing is learning and learning is everywhere for your child.

Check out these videos to provide additional learning opportunities at home with your child!

¡Mire estos videos para proporcionar oportunidades de aprendizaje adicionales en casa con su hijo!

Follows a two-step direction

Sigue instrucciones de dos pasos

English Video Link

Video en Español

Skill from the school readiness checklist

Habilidad de la lista de preparación escolar

Expresses feelings and needs

Expresa sentimientos y necesidades

 

Puts on and removes a jacket

Se pone y se quita una chaqueta

Uses the bathroom independently

Usa el baño de forma independiente

Maintains self-control

Mantiene el autocontrol

Follows a two-step direction

Sigue instrucciones de dos pasos

Video Link

Skill from the school readiness checklist

Follows a two-step direction

Names colors

Names shapes

Sorts items by color, shape, and size

Recognizes numerals 1 to 10

Counts objects in a group up to 10

Answers questions about a short story

Follows a two-step direction

Expresses feelings and needs

Uses words instead of being physical when angry

Waits his/her turn and shares

Waits his/her turn and shares

Maintains self-control 

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