Kindergarten Expectations

When entering Kindergarten, children should…

*Recognize all 26 letters (uppercase and lowercase)

*Know letter sounds

*Recognize numbers 1-20

*Count to 30 fluently

*Recognize first and last name, and the letters in their name

*Write their name clearly

*Write some letters

*Recognize basic colors and shapes

*Know what the front and back of a book is, and how to hold a book properly

*Perform all self-care tasks independently (coat zipping/buttoning, putting on hats and gloves, buttoning and zipping pants/belts, putting on shoes, changing clothes in case of an accident, etc.)

*During the summer, ween off naps and begin using an earlier bed time so they are ready to spend a full day without a nap in school.

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