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Kindergarten Booster Club

THE ART OF LEARNING THROUGH PLAY!

School Children

We are excited to introduce 

 

Kinder Booster Club Camp! 

 

Is your child entering Kindergarten in 2021?  We have put together a program to help you get ready!

3 Week Progressive & Accelerated Curriculum

June 8- Aug  26, Tuesday -Thursday 

Kinder Booster Camp Fee is $325 for the three week camp-plus a graduation celebration! 

No registration fee

Kindergarten Readiness At a Glance

  • Many kids who are ready for kindergarten can say the alphabet and count to 10. 

  • Kindergarten Readiness includes motor skills like holding a pencil and using a scissors.

  • Self-care like getting dressed and not needing help in the bathroom are important kindergarten skills.

 

What does your child need?

Language skills

  • Speak in complete sentences and be understood by others most of the time

  • Use words to express needs and wants

  • Understand two-step directions

  • Make comparisons and describe relationships between objects like big/little, under/over, and first/last

Reading readiness skills

  • Enjoy listening to stories

  • Know how to find the first page of a book and which way to flip the pages

  • Recognize familiar logos and signs, like stop signs

  • Recite the alphabet and identify most of the letters

  • Recognize and try to write their own name

  • Recognize when two words rhyme (like cat and bat)

  • Start to connect letter sounds to letters (like the sound of the first letter in their name)

  • Draw a picture to help express an idea

Math skills

  • Count from 1 to 10 without skipping numbers

  • Match a number to a group of five or fewer items (“I see three cats”)

  • Recognize and name basic shapes (square, circle, triangle, rectangle)

  • Understand more than and less than

  • Arrange three objects in the right order (like from smallest to biggest)

  • Name or point to the colors in a box of eight crayons

Self-care skills

  • Use the bathroom and wash up on their own

  • Get dressed on their own (but may still need help with buttons, zippers, and shoelaces)

  • Know and can say their first and last name and age

Social and emotional skills

  • Separate from a parent or caregiver without getting overly upset

  • Interact with other kids

  • Pay attention for at least five minutes to a task an adult is leading, like listening to directions for an activity or discussing the day’s weather during circle time

Fine motor skills

  • Use a pencil or crayon with some control

  • Use scissors

  • Copy basic shapes

  • Make distinct marks that look like letters and write some actual letters, especially the ones in their name

  • Put together a simple puzzle

Gross motor skills

  • Run

  • Jump with feet together

  • Hop on one foot

  • Climb stairs

  • Bounce a ball and try to catch it

Registration begins April 26th.  Child Must be going to Kindergarten in the Fall 2021

Space is limited!

AM or PM Session available: 

9:00-11:30                       1:00-3:30

 

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Session I:  June 8 -24 (July 2 graduation celebration)

Session II: July 6 - 22 (July 30 graduation celebration)

Session III: Aug. 3 - 19 (Aug. 27 graduation celebration)

Booster Club will be held at:

 Sage STEAM Academy

2470 Mcknight Road N.

North St. Paul, MN 55109

     

 Child Must be entering into Kindergarten Fall 2021