Home Activity for School Readiness Form

Social-Emotional
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Practice bedtime routine.

Talk about feelings, What I (child) am feeling (sad, happy, mad etc)

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Worked on naming body parts.

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Looked at pictures of my family or books about a family

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Rocked, held, soothed my child

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Talked/sang, did fingerplay or played peek-a-boo with my child

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Played with other children.

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Physical Gross/Fine Motor

Move or Dance to Music

Tummy Time or Sitting Upright

Crawling over objects or up/down, playing on a ramp.

Walking w/help or along furniture, using a walking or riding toy. 

Running, jumping, climbing, pedaling, push and ride type activities. 

Playing with balls, bowling games, beanbag toss, etc. 

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Stacking toys puzzles, blocs, banging toys, activity centers etc.

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Using tongs, writing or painting tools, Doodle Boards etc.

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17. Fill in other Physical Gross/Fine Motor activity...

Language

Identify objects you are talking about when talking with your child.

Follow simple directions : Put this in the garbage etc.

Talk to your child about what he is doing, "I see you're eating pears"

Vocalize sounds or words to your infant or toddler.

Use gestures or signs to communicate Sign and say "All Done" etc.

Sing songs, read books, help my child say the words

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Take a ride or take a walk.

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25. Learned these new words.

26. My Language activity... (Fill in Activity)

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Cognitive

Make animal sounds and name them

Plays with Puzzle, stacking blocks, sorters, simple games etc.

Take a listening walk, color walk, shape walk etc.

Explore and Investigate: Shake toys, take things apart, on/off etc.

Feel different textures: trees, grass, metal, fuzzy, rough, hard soft etc.

Imitates what you are doing: wipes with a rag, sweeps, laundry

Pretend Play using objects.

Help with (laundry, dishes, groceries) putting things where they belong

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35. Fill in other cognitive activity...

Literacy

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Read a book with my child

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Listen to music, Sing along with songs

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Points to or names objects in the books

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Scribble, draws lines, circles etc.

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Draw and label a picture with your child

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Point to signs and read them as you are driving or walking along.

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Make a Book (Lots of different ways to make books, this is fun)

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43. Literacy Activity ( Fill in Activity)

Mathematics

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Read counting books

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Count objects, fingers, toes, crackers etc. with your child

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Helps to set the table or another 1 to 1 correspondence activity

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Helps to sort laundry, match socks etc.

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Plays with nesting cups, measuring spoons, or helps you measure

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Talk about sizes: Big, little, tall, short etc.)

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Do counting rhymes with your child: One two Buckle my shoe

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51. Mathematics activity. (Fill in activity)

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Science & Technology

Take a nature walk, Visit a store with animal displays etc.

Look closely at bugs, birds, fish, flowers, animals etc.

Talk about snow, rain, wind, sun, clouds

Read a story about nature, weather, space, animals etc.

Melt snow or ice cubes, dig in dirt or sand, water play, collect leaves

Make bubbles, Blow bubbles, discover new bubble blowers

Learn new words like float, melt, wood etc.

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59. Science & Technology activity. (Fill in activity)

Social Studies

Work on naming or identifying family members.

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Identify likeness and differences: eye colors, hair color, dress, pants

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Tell a story about your family to your child.

Read a book about a family that is different than yours.

Name things about where you live: house, building, farms, barn, store etc.

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Take part in a cultural experience: rodeo, pow wow, camp, fish, sled

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Visit a relative or neighbor

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