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Kindergarten Transition

Last Updated: 6/9/2022 4:48 PM


Ready, Set, Go!

Getting my Child Ready for Kindergarten

Welcome future kindergarteners and kindergarten parents. We are so excited for you to become a member of the Covington Independent School family.  Below is a list of skills that would be helpful for you and your child to work on over the summer.

  • Hold pencil correctly
  • Identify body parts
  • Say his/her first, middle, and last name
  • Say address
  • Say phone number
  • Identify colors
  • Identify and draw shapes
  • Use scissors
  • Color inside the lines
  • How to hold a book and turn the pages
  • Know that we read and write from left to right
  • Identify all letters, and know how to write them (uppercase and lowercase)
  • Identify the first sound in a word
  • Can tell if 2 words rhyme
  • Count to 20
  • Identify numbers (the symbol 2 means two)
  • Write his or her first name
  • Draw a person
  • Dress self
  • Toilet trained


Kindergarten Registration is now open! Please go to the Covington Independent Public Schools Website to begin your registration process!

Glenn O. Swing Elementary School  |  501 W. 19th St.  |  Covington, KY 41014
Phone:859.292.5821  |  Fax:859.655.6937