This section provides a summary of the key kindergarten learning objectives for reading, language arts, and math. A more detailed description of each subject is provided below, including links to detailed descriptions of the hundreds of learning activities. The Time4Learning language arts and math curriculum correlate to state standards.

Kindergarten is a year of highly visible progress in reading and language arts. The major milestones in kindergarten reading and language arts are:

  • Developing an awareness of letters
  • Recognizing that letters have specific sounds
  • Awareness of the relationship of “letters to words” and “words to sentences”
  • Developing a basic vocabulary set by listening to and identifying unknown words in stories
  • Recognizing basic sight words in text

Kindergarten is also a year of exploration and discovery of numbers. Major milestones for kindergarten math include:

  • Developing a strong number sense
  • Identifying numbers up to twenty
  • Expressing different ways to represent numbers up to twenty
  • Ability to sort and organize objects based on different attributes
  • Recognizing basic shapes and units for measurement, time, and weight

Below, there is a more in-depth description of the kindergarten curriculum for language arts, math, science, and social studies as well information about the online playground.