Kindergarten Ready Checklist

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The end of the year on the traditional school calendar (or wherever it may fall) is an exciting time to reflect on everything accomplished and how much your child has learned in just a few months. That’s especially true for young learners, whose knowledge seems to grow exponentially in their first years of formal learning. As an end-of-year review and to see if your child is ready for kindergarten, see how many of these top 25 preschool concepts your child has mastered.

Top 25 Preschool Concepts

1. Uppercase letters
2. Lowercase letters
3. Letter sounds
4. Basic sight words: the, a, it, is, and, stop, Jesus, no, love, go, God
5. Number recognition to 30
6. Oral counting to 50
7. Numerical value to 20
8. Basic shapes
9. Simple addition – horizontal and vertical presentation
10. Rhyming words
11. Initial consonants
12. Ending consonants
13. Syllables
14. Root words
15. Short and long vowel sounds
16. Coin names and values
17. Days of the week
18. Months of the year
19. Seasons
20. More than and less than
21. 1:1 correspondence
22. Writing independently / copying letters and numbers
23. Digraphs: th, sh, ch, wh
24. Stretching a three-letter word to isolate each sound (ex. c-a-t=cat)
25. Left to right visual tracking

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Founded in 1977, Alpha Omega Publications is a leading provider of PreK-12 Christian curriculum, educational resources, and services to homeschool families worldwide. AOP follows its mission every day by creating and providing quality Christian educational materials to thousands of students through curriculum, support services, and an accredited online academy. Visit Alpha Omega Publications online or call 800-622-3070 to learn more.

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