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At my son's school they want the children to be able to write their first and last name, be able to button, tie, snap, and zip, they also want them to know their address and phone number. My son's teacher sent a letter home a few weeks ago outlining the things she would like them to work on this summer. I also visited his school's website to find out the kind of things I need to work on with him. I'll have to admit it is a lot of work for this summer but it's really worth the effort.36320
I'm a kinder teacher & this is my wish list for all my kids when they start school:
1) Can sit still doing a quiet activity for 5 minutes, even when not 100% interested in it. 2) Can tie there own shoes. 3) Can write there own name & recognize their own name. 4) Knows at least 13 capitals & 13 lower case letters (half the alphabet) 5) Can follow directions. 6) Knows the colors red, blue, green, yellow, orange at least 7) Knows shapes triangle, circle, square, rectangle at least 8) Has an established habit of being read to each night.36337
I'm very excited about my daughter being in kindergarten in Aug. I worry about her not being able to keep up with the others, or her making friends; I guess we'll see in Aug. My friends say I shouldn't't worry because everything will be fine, but I cant help but worry she my baby girl and I only want the best for her.36402
For kindergarten, my child had to know, primary colors, shapes, parent's names, address, phone number, how to tie, zip, snap, button, table manners, restroom manners, count to 20 and say alphabet.36436
my son will be attending next year. everyday we take a half hour and go over the alphabet as well as writing them. We aslo read alot. He also attends a preschool for three days a week for half days36646
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