What Kindergartners Need to Know!

What kindergartners need to know before they enter first grade:

  • Cut along a line with scissors.
  • Understand time concepts like yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
  • Hold a crayon or pencil for writing.
  • Know the eight basic colors: red, yellow, blue, green, orange, black, white, and pink.
  • Recognize and write the letters of the alphabet in upper- and lowercase forms 
  • Know the relationship between letters and the sounds they make.
  • Recognize sight words such as the and show interest in reading or trying to read simple sentences.
  • Spell their first and last name.
  • Write consonant-vowel-consonant words such as bat and fan 
  • Retell the main points of a story that has been read aloud Identify and be able to write numbers from 0 to 20 .
  • Count by ones and tens to 100.
  • Do addition problems with sums up to 10 
  • Do subtraction problems with numbers 0 to 10.
  • Identify basic shapes, such as square, triangle, rectangle, and circle Know their address and phone number 

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