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

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Tummy Time or Sitting Upright

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

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

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

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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

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

Follow simple directions : Put this in the garbage etc.

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

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Vocalize sounds or words to your infant or toddler.

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

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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)

Cognitive

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Make animal sounds and name them

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

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

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

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

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

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Pretend Play using objects.

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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)

Science & Technology

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

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

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Talk about snow, rain, wind, sun, clouds

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

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

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Make bubbles, Blow bubbles, discover new bubble blowers

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Learn new words like float, melt, wood etc.

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

Social Studies

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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.

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

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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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