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We asked kindergarten teachers in our four local school districts to rate more than 50 skills they look for in their students on the first day of school. Below are the 10 most commonly agreed upon and endorsed by our Reading into Success school districts.
The Ready 10! Skills
Completes personal care tasks without help (washing hands, dressing, toileting etc.)
Manages behavior in a group setting without causing disruptions
Identifies and follows basic safety rules with help
Print letters of own name with help
Identifies and responds to feelings of self and others
Carries out tasks and moves between activities, even when difficult, with little distress
Plays, learns, and interacts with peers cooperatively
Uses items that belong to self and others respectfully and appropriately
Speaks or expresses thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly
Uses tools to complete activities showing hand-eye coordination (scissors, fork, toothbrush, pencil, etc.)
Click on the age groups below to learn how you can help your child develop these skills!