Kindergarten Preparation

Our Kindergarten Preparation Service introduces students who are entering Junior and Senior Kindergarten to language, mathematical, and fine motor skills on an individual basis with an Ontario Certified Teacher.

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Junior Kindergarten Preparation

JK Language

  • Identify colours
  • Recite the alphabet A-Z
  • Identify and match letters of the alphabet
  • Recite long and short sounds of letters
  • Retell information from a story
  • Trace letters A-Z
  • Write letters A-Z on own
  • Write and state full name

JK Mathematics

  • Count to 20 (rote)
  • Count up to 20 objects
  • Identify and match ¬†numbers 1-20
  • Sort colours, shapes, sizes
  • Stack and/or string objects together
  • Identify basic geometric shapes
  • Recognize patterns
  • Demonstrate positional/directional concepts

Ontario Kindergarten Preparation

Senior Kindergarten Preparation

SK Language

  • Recognize and recite letter¬† blends
  • Break words into chunks
  • Recognize and write sight words
  • Recognize and say rhyming words
  • Ask and answer questions about a story
  • Discuss characters, setting, and events of a story
  • Participate in shared reading
  • Retell simple story in sequence

SK Mathematics

  • Complete puzzles
  • Count to 30 (rote)
  • Demonstrate number recognition 1-30
  • Skip count to 20 (by 2)
  • Use objects to show numbers
  • Add and Subtract numbers 1-10
  • Use objects to represent adding and subtracting problems
  • Recognize and duplicate patterns

Fine Motor & Classroom Readiness Skills

  • Select an activity
  • Follow one- and two- step instructions
  • Complete a 5-10 minute activity
  • Grasp a pencil correctly
  • Open various containers
  • Tie shoes and zip jacket
  • Use words and ask for help if needed
  • Learn structure of books (cover, text, back)

Parent Support

  • Gain advocacy skills and support
  • Access supplemental resources as required
  • Receive assistance in understanding IEPs and SLDs
  • S.M.A.R.T. Tutoring and Test Preparation Services is able to assist with weekly schoolwork or develop individualized learning plans based on student needs
  • Local library, online, or in-home service available
  • Flexible scheduling and simple payment arrangements are discussed in consultation
  • Session rates start at $35.00 and are not taxed


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