Thank you for the ideas! I love the idea of the PreK's coming in
on the Wednesdays in May.
On 3/31/15, Steve wrote:
> On 3/30/15, Jennifer Starcke wrote:
>> I need to do a K Round up this year (yes, I know it's late)
> Our K round-up is just a time for parents to fill out the
> registration forms, have questions about the forms
> answered. I give the kids a short test - ID letters, see how
> high they can count and write their name. We are at a one K
> class school, so testing the kids to see on colors , shapes, if
> tehy can cut, etc. makes little difference, as I get all of them
> anyway. We kept the letter ID test as we have realized that
> some parents want to "show off" how smart their kids is. We
> hold the "round-up" from 3:00 - 5:00 on only one day in
> early March.
> I'm there to greet the new kindergartners, to say hi to the
> parents, and because we hold the round up in the K
> For advertising, We put a news article about the K round-up
> in the local free community newspaper, as well as let our one
> preschool inform the parents of incoming K's about the date
> and time of the round-up.
> On each Wednesday in May, the "graduating preschoolers"
> come to the K class with their preschool teacher (preschool
> just across the street) for an hour. We sing the song we will
> start the net year with, hear a story, do an art activity, and
> that's it. It gives the new kids a chance to see the classroom,
> and meet me. We also advertise these Wednesdays in the
> local community paper so parents of prospective
> kindergartners know about these "visits" so they can bring
> their child too if they want to.