Your child’s ability to succeed in school starts long before kindergarten. Use the following checklist to help you and your child keep track of the school readiness skills he or she has mastered. Place a check mark in each box once your child has completed the activities for that skill.
Be sure to celebrate your child’s accomplishments through lots of praise and encouragement.
❏ Eats a balanced diet
❏ Gets plenty of rest
❏ Receives all required immunizations and medical exams (physical, dental, and vision)
❏ Runs, jumps, climbs, and does other activities that develop large muscles and provide exercise
❏ Uses pencils, crayons, scissors, and paints and does other activities that help develop small muscles
To download our color-by-number healthy eating chart PDF, click on the icon to the right.