Getting Ready for Kindergarten Handouts

By Editors, NCLD Staff

These downloadable handouts provide a brief overview of seven different aspects of early childhood development. Teachers are encouraged to share them with parents over the course of the year, or to give them out at parent meetings, to encourage conversations around child development and key milestones.

Download individual handouts:

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Language Development

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Learning and Thinking

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Beginning Reading

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Beginning Writing

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Numbers and Counting

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Physical Development

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Social and Emotional Development

Download a set of the handouts:

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Entire set of handouts

For more in-depth information about each of these aspects of early childhood development, visit the Early Learning & Childhood Basics section of the site.
 

Suggested Tip!

Encouraging Ideas

Make it easier to practice skills at home: send a skill-building activity home each week. When possible, send it in the family’s native language(s) to encourage all family members to join in the fun.
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