Get Ready for Kindergarten

Contents of the Get Ready for Kindergarten Early Literacy Kit

Help prepare children for kindergarten with this kit.

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Age Range

Preschool - Kindergarten



  • Books
    • Jumping into Kindergarten – Julia Cook and Laura A. Jana, MD
    • The Night Before Kindergarten – Natasha Wing
    • Kindergarten Here I Come – D. J. Steinberg
    • Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten – Joseph Slate
    • On the First Day of Kindergarten – Tish Rabe
  • Realia
    • Learn to Lace and Tie Wooden Lacing Shoe (Melissa & Doug®)
    • SmartyPants Kindergarten Card Set (Melissa & Doug®) – 120 Brain-building cards with questions, puzzles, and games
    • Alpha Pops (Learning Resources®)
      • 26 Double-sided pops
      • Includes uppercase and lowercase lettesr, A–Z
    • Beginner Pattern Blocks with Wooden Scenes and 30 Wooden Shapes (Melissa & Doug®)
    • ABC/123 Wooden Block Set (Melissa & Doug®)
    • Owl Tell the Time Clock
    • Fish Colors Mix 'n Match Peg Puzzle (Melissa & Doug®)
  • Resource Binder
    • Activity ideas
    • Empty page sleeves to add your program flyers or helpful tips to share with future users


This Early Literacy Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.