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Kindergarten Readiness: ABCs & Vocabulary

One of the most important components of Kindergarten Readiness is a child's ability to learn the alphabet and develop their vocabulary. The more they learn about the alphabet and increase their vocabulary early on, the easier reading will be!

In this part of the guide, you'll find five sub-topics to review:
Letter Naming
, Letter Recognition, Rhyming & Letter Sounds, Speech Development, and Vocabulary Development.

After choosing a sub-topic, this subject page will take you to a new page of the guide. As previously stated, you will find a checklist of skills related to the subject, as well as books and resources to help your child succeed in kindergarten. There will also be some tips for incorporating the five early literacy practices of Every Child Ready to Read (playing, reading, singing, talking, and writing) at home!