school readiness goals Archives - Richland County First Steps to School Readiness

February Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Geometry and Spatial Understanding DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Examine different shapes by exploring (banging blocks on the floor, rolling balls). Attempt to put objects into other objects (such as putting pieces into holes or other spaces). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Explore space […]

January Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Scientific Exploration and Knowledge DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Observe and explore natural phenomena indoors and outdoors using all senses (rub hands over grass, life face to feel wind, pat family dog, splash water). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Use abilities to observe and explore natural phenomena indoors […]

November Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Creative Expression DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Use toys and household objects in a variety of different ways during play (wave, then scrunch, then throw scarf). Explore sensory properties of art media (smear paint, pat and pound dough). Make a variety of sounds with simple instruments, toys, and their […]

August Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Number Sense DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Indicate they want “more” with signs, sounds, or looks. Show interest (look at or reach for) in obvious differences in quantity (look at a tower with 7 blocks longer than a tower with 3 blocks, reach for a […]