Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16General Knowledge Say their name and address Identify some numbers and letters in the alphabet Retell a familiar event or story Identify basic shapes, such as star, circle, and square Recite some simple rhymes Match objects (socks, shoes, mittens) Notice what is the same about objects and what’s different Count to 10 Motor Skills Throw and catch a large ball Walk backwards, hop, skip, and jump Write their first name and draw basic shapes Cut on a line with scissors Social Skills Speak in full sentences Share with others Follow simple instructions Make choices Take turns Show concern for others Listen attentively to a story Take time to help your child develop these important skills! While beginning kindergarteners have different levels of readiness, children entering kindergarten are generally expected to be able to do most of the things listed below. KINDERGARTEN SKILLS Beginning 5