Kindergarten Readiness

The transition from preschool to Kindergarten is an important life event! Do you have concerns about your child’s readiness?

Take a look at this list of skills that are required at the beginning of Kindergarten (source: Scholastic). If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us and we can help!

  • Identify some letters of the alphabet
  • Grip a pencil, crayon, or marker correctly (with the thumb and forefinger supporting the tip)
  • Use scissors, glue, paint, and other art materials with relative ease
  • Write his first name using upper- and lowercase letters, if possible
  • Play independently or focus on one activity with a friend for up to ten minutes
  • Repeat his full name, address, phone number, and birthday
  • Recognize some common sight words, like “stop”
  • Listen to a story without interrupting
  • Bounce a ball
  • Manage bathroom needs
  • Dress himself
  • Follow directions
  • Clean up after himself
  • Separate from parents easily
  • Count to 10


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    See our event flyer for more information on our Kindergarten prep classes. Contact us at (973) 507-9730 with any questions or to register.

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