Home Activity for School Readiness Form
Practice bedtime routine.
Talk about feelings, What I (child) am feeling (sad, happy, mad etc)
Worked on naming body parts.
Looked at pictures of my family or books about a family
Rocked, held, soothed my child
Talked/sang, did fingerplay or played peek-a-boo with my child
Played with other children.
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.
Stacking toys puzzles, blocs, banging toys, activity centers etc.
Using tongs, writing or painting tools, Doodle Boards etc.
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
Take a ride or take a walk.
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
Read a book with my child
Listen to music, Sing along with songs
Points to or names objects in the books
Scribble, draws lines, circles etc.
Draw and label a picture with your child
Point to signs and read them as you are driving or walking along.
Make a Book (Lots of different ways to make books, this is fun)
Read counting books
Count objects, fingers, toes, crackers etc. with your child
Helps to set the table or another 1 to 1 correspondence activity
Helps to sort laundry, match socks etc.
Plays with nesting cups, measuring spoons, or helps you measure
Talk about sizes: Big, little, tall, short etc.)