Kindergarten Readiness

The Big 5 Essential Independent Skills for TK and Kindergarten
  1. Going to the Bathroom Independently.  Able to go into the bathroom, wipe afterwards, flush toilet, fasten clothing and wash hands thoroughly.

  2. Write name with the first letter uppercase and the rest of the letters lowercase                          (example: Mary).

  3. Use scissors to cut paper.

  4. Patiently wait for an adult to respond to questions.

  5. Open lunch container and eat independently, throw away their own trash.

Building Fine Motor Skills in Young Children
Fine-motor skills and hand strength are very important for success in school. To prepare your child for kindergarten, check out this printable list of daily activities for your child HERE.

Original Creekside Video

We have created our very own Creekside video to show you everything about Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten HERE.

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