Kindergarten Curriculum Standards
We love these easy to use parent guides and hope you find them helpful!
Learning more about state standards - In the Kindergarten box you will see more information about science, social studies, english language arts, math, physical education, and health education.
Kindergarten Suggested School Supplies
Useful Links for English Language Arts
Here are some links to language arts websites that we like to use with K students:
Star Fall - (Great site for mastering letter recognition and other reading tasks)
Story Line Online - (Have Screen Actors Guild members read a story to you)
Dolch Word - Free sight word games and printables)
Have Fun Teaching - (Awesome rap videos for each letter and other amazing resources)
PBS Kids Super Why?
Little Letter Game
Useful Links Science
Here are some sites we love for science:
Steve Spangler Science - awesome science videos and experiments
NASA Kids club
Pest Word for kids awesome games with common pests
Peep and the Big Wide World awesome science series
Dino Dan - games, video, and information about Dinosaurs
Sid the Science Kid game
National Geographic - Explore forces of nature hurricanes, earthquakes, tornado, volcano- make your own with video and experiments.
Useful Links Social Studies
Here are some wonderful links for social studies:
National Geographic Kids - one of the best websites for all sorts of subjects
Michigan History - videos for learning more about our core democratic values
Michigan History YBTJ - You be the judge- interactive video to learn more about the Constitution
Bens Guide - Various social studies topics and for K-2 children
Students in Kindergarten recite the Pledge of Allegience in the morning. Please practice the words with your child: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
Students in Kindergarten learn the 3 B's which are rules we must follow at school: They are:
- Be safe
- Be respectful
- Be responsible
Students in Kindergarten learn the difference between needs and wants.
Useful Links Math
Here are some great links for math:
Illuminations - National Council of Teachers of Math games created for K-2 students. Visit the home page for activities at all levels.
Learning Planet - time works put the numbers on the clock
Crick Web - match the numbers name with the number-also features french and spanish
PBS Patterns - pattern matcher has two levels
PBS Sandcastle - make a sand castle by matching shapes to outlines
Useful Links Multiple Subjects and Fun
ABCYA- Kindergarten games where education and technology meet.
NGA - Wonderful art games from the National Gallery of Art.
Custom Handwriting worksheets