Social & Emotional Development

Your child’s ability to succeed in school starts long before kindergarten. Use the 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.

❏  Plays and shares with other children
❏  Follows simple rules and routines
❏  Expresses own needs and wants
❏  Shows curiosity and motivation to learn
❏  Explores and tries new things
❏  Separates easily from parents and family
❏  Works well alone
❏  Attends to tasks and seeks help when encountering a problem