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    YOUR CHILD SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

     

    • Name and identify at least 13 capital and 13 lower case letters

      -Flash cards, books, magazines, road signs, grocery store, CD’s (Jumpstart and Leap Frog)

       

    • Recognize and identify the letters in their first name in print as you randomly point to them on a piece of paper

      -Stick notes around the house

       

    • Reinforce correct letter formation  

       

    • Write their first name correctly with the first letter capitalized

      and the others lower case

       

    • Identify numbers 1 through 10 randomly

      -Card games, dice games, and board games like Trouble and Hi-Ho Cherrio

       

    • Recognize the difference between letters and numbers


    • Identify the four basic shapes                                                          

    • Cut straight lines, circles, and other simple shapes

       

    • Recognize basic colors - red, yellow, blue, green, purple, black, white, orange, pink, and brown

       

    • Recite familiar nursery rhymes

       

    • Work on tying his/her shoe