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what should my 3 year have to know before going to school

i need to know what should i teach him to be perfect at school son he is 3 year and he knows numbers until 40 ,his abc with phonics,colours shapes ,i want to know what else he need to learn and how i can make him to start reading and writing

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Asked by hadia at 2:38 PM on Feb. 26, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • he sounds ready for kindergarden.. in preschool I would say just tell him to share, & listen to the teacher

    Answer by maiahlynn at 2:40 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • the alphabet, how to count to 20, and they're colors....also they should be able to write their name....sounds like you're way ahead...good job :)

    Answer by aliishott2 at 2:42 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • wow...their*.....looks like i need to go back to school to learn to focus when i type

    Answer by aliishott2 at 2:43 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • alphebet by sight, and know what sounds they make, numbers, colors, write his own name, know his phone number and address (SOME schools do this, some work on it, it depends on the school), and SOME schools ask that they can at least read little words, like "as" or "for"...are we talking preschool or kindergarten?

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Seriously, why do they expect these kids to know so much? Isn't that what school is for? Or is it just free daycare?

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:10 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • He should be able to at least write several letters, or trace they will want them to learn to write their name in kindergarten if they dont already know it. You dont HAVE to work on reading if you dont want to, but if you want him to be ready to read, I suggest you work with him on simple 3 letter words at least and start teaching him to read. If he knows his phonics he is ready... my son was reading full BOB books at 3 yrs 4 months old. Great books to help teach reading.

    Answer by MamaBuggy at 3:34 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • This fall we'll have one going into kindergarten and one in pre-k, so far we're mainly working on them being able to tell which shoe goes on the right foot, zipping up their own coats and most important!! Wiping their own bottom after they've gone to the bathroom!!

    Answer by daisy521 at 4:24 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • That's what they learn in kindergarten. For preschool all they have to know how to do is use the bathroom without help.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 6:15 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

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