Welcome to TK. Click the link to see what kids should know before starting TK

 

YOUR CHILD SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

 

« Name and identify some upper and lower case letters

-Flash cards, books, magazines, road signs, grocery store, CD’s (Jumpstart and Leap Frog are great ways to expose them.)

 

« Recognize and identify most letters in their first name in print

 -Stick notes around the house

 

« Reinforce correct letter formation, since this is a hard habit to break

 

« Write their first name correctly with the first letter capitalized

and the others lower case

 

« Identify some numbers

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

 

« Start to recognize the difference between letters and numbers

 

« Identify some basic shapes   

 

« Use scissors, beginning to cut straight lines and simple shapes

 

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

 

« Use a mouse and be exposed to using a computer

 

« Work on tying his/her shoe

 

« Use the bathroom independently
 
* Open Lunch items independently