• 1st

    Ready for 1st grade? Your child should be able to…

    • Tie their shoes

    • Can retell a simple story

      • Tip: Ask your child questions during storytime. Who are the main characters? What is the problem? How does it get solved? Where is the setting? After the story ask your child what the story was about-what happened?
    • Recognize all letter and sounds of the alphabet

    • Can identify the setting, plot, characters, and conflict of a story

      • Tip: Ask your child questions while reading a fictional story.
    • Identify basic sight words

      • Sight Word List : Use the list to create flash cards, make it fun by having your child write the word in sand, paint, chalk, or mud, etc. 
    • Names and write numbers 0-100

    • Knows the days of the week and months of the year

    • Knows the value of a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter and can identify each coin

      • Tip: Play store with your child using real coins, play coins, or coins made out of paper. 


  • Best Books for

    6-7 Year Olds

    • Frog and Toad are Friends

    • Frog on a Log

    • I Don't Want to be a Frog

    • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

    • Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late

    • Knuffle Bunny

    • Knuffle Bunny Too

    • The Duckling Gets a Cookie 

    • Llama Llama ...

      • Red Pajama

      • Mad at Mama

      • Loves to Read

      • Time to Share

      • Many more in the series

    • Pete the Cat series

    • Dragons Love Tacos

    • Wemberly Worried

    • The Rabbit Listened

    • Ivy and Bean series

    • Vamos! Lets Go to the Market 

    • Dragones Y Tacos

    • My Friends/ Mis Amigos

    • De como Tia Lola vino

    • Jorge el curioso

    • Jorge el Curioso El puesto de Limonada

    • La Paloma Encuentra un Perro Caliente

    • El monstruo en el colchon

    • El cabello maravillosa de Dalia

    • El Conejito Knuffle

    Read all of the above books on SORA

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