St. Helena Catholic Church

Hobbs, New Mexico - Diocese of Las Cruces

Is your child ready?

There is no easy way to decide if your child is ready for kindergarten,

but here are characteristics that are important for success:

 Your child enjoys being with others

 Your child can follow simple rules and instructions

 Your child can stay with an activity for 15 to 20 minutes

 Your child feels comfortable away from home

 Your child identifies some colors ans shapes

 Your child understands some simple number ideas

 Your child draws simple figures

 Your child enjoys listening to stories.