Dear Kindergarten Parents,
We are very excited about beginning a new school year, and we are very happy to have your child in our school. We feel a close relationship between parents and teacher is extremely important to your child’s progress. We have listed for you a few sites and authors that may enhance your child’s summer activities in preparation for Kindergarten. We hope you will visit these sites and enjoy the suggested books and activities.
Just a few preliminary reminders for the beginning of school:
Enjoy your summer vacation – we look forward to seeing you in the fall!
The Kindergarten Teachers
Sites to visit:
- Math Sites:
Check out the tips for parents "Getting Ready for Kindergarten"
PreReading and other activities:
Alphabet Soup : if you are looking for ideas, coloring pages, etc. this site is geared to develop activities for young children – insects, nursery rhymes, farm animals, etc. Check it out on a rainy day!
Review Nursery Rhymes at:
DLTK's Crafts for Kids
This is a great site for large and small muscle control, cooking recipes and exciting places to visit during your summer. It’s a site geared for the whole family to enjoy
A very important activity in Kindergarten is Reading! Reading promotes bonding with parents, communication, development of language skills and a loving and nurturing environment.
We recommend the following authors and their web sites:
Ezra Jack Keats
Skills to review:
Recognizing letters of the alphabet
Top to bottom and left to right
Small muscle activities such as cutting , playdoh, stringing beads, etc.
Colors and shapes
Identify numbers from 1 to 20
Zipper and button coats
Practice tying shoes
Have a Great Summer! See you in September!