Head Start

Head Start covers age 2. Below is a list of what you can expect your child to know by the end of their Head Start year.

  • Know ten basic colors: red, yellow, blue, green, orange, black, white, brown, white and pink
  • Stand quietly in a line
  • Recognize the letters of the alphabet in upper- and lowercase forms
  • Recognize the names of squares, rectangles, circles and triangles
  • Know the relationship between letters and the sounds they make
  • Recognize sight words (such as I, a, me, are, see, like, and, etc.) and read simple sentences
  • Spell his first and last name
  • Know vowels, consonant blends and digraphs
  • Count aloud to 100, and backwards from 10, by twos, fives & tens
  • Know basic shapes such as a square, triangle, rectangle, and circle
  • Read 25 books for pleasure
  • Understand how words work by following along while he or she listens to simple books
  • Follow simple directions
  • Print numbers, letters of the alphabet and a few simple words.
  • Write numbers from 0 to 21 in order
  • Know the days of the week and months of the year
  • Can count in Spanish from 1 to 20
  • Knows alphabet in Spanish
  • Complete homework and bring it back the next day
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