Kindergarten Program » How to Prepare for Kindergarten

How to Prepare for Kindergarten

Getting ready for school can be a very exciting time for you and your child. Here are some tips and suggestions on what you can do before your child starts school: Kindergarten Preparing Your Child 

Learning Begins at Home 

  • Love from a parent/caregiver  
  • Talk about everything you are experiencing together 
  • Listen and ask questions to encourage your child to express their thinking 
  • Sing songs, nursery rhymes, poems and riddles 
  • Read Aloud to your child every day 
  • Explore outside  
  • Take neighborhood trips – visit the grocery store, library, playgrounds,  
  • Play with other children – learning from others in a variety of settings, games, activities and lived experiences will develop your child’s background knowledge 
  • Draw and create pictures and art with a variety of materials 
  • Explore writing, learn to write their name, make cards, letters, signs, little books 
  • Build with blocks or sand structures 
  • Play with puzzles 
  • Household learning – sort cutlery, set the table, match socks when folding laundry 


Learning in Our Community