Four Year Old Checklist

This check list should be done twice during the school year, October and May.

Child’s Name: _________________________ Birth date: ______________________

Teacher / Observer: _______________________ Date tested: 1. _______ 2. ________

Intellectual Development:

  1. Can identify colors? Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, white, brown, gray, pink.
  2. Can Identify numbers
  3. Can count rote
  4. Can count objects
  5. Can Write numbers
  6. Can identify geometric shapes
  7. Can draw geometric shapes
  8. Can recognize own name
  9. Can state full name (first & last)
  10. Can spell own name aloud
  11. Can print own name
  12. Can identify upper case letters

             1. (fall) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
          2. (spring) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

13.        Can identify lower case letters

    1. (fall) a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, I, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z
    2. (spring) a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, I, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z

14.        Can write upper case letters

             1. (fall) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
             2. (spring) A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

15.        Can write lower case letters

1. (fall) a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, I, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z
2. (spring) a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, I, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z

16.    Can draw a person or other recognizable objects
17.    Can identify all visible parts of the body
18.    Can state his/her own address
19.    Can state his/her own phone number
20.    Can state his/her own birthday
21.    Can match pictures and shape
22.    Shows hand preference (which is _________________)
23.    Can recognize difference in size
24.    Shows interest in books
25.    Can retells the main idea of a story
26.    Can put story cards in sequence
27.    Can arrange objects in series according to a pattern
28.    Understands spatial relationships (behind, beside, under…)
29.   Recalls words to song / chant

Social & Emotional Development:

  1. Shares materials
  2. Takes turns
  3. Shows respect and right’s of others property
  4. Keeps hands to his/her self
  5. Listens while others speak / tell a story
  6. Is polite / courteous to other children & teachers
  7. Helps classmates clean up when play time is over
  8. Can attend to bathroom needs by his/her self
  9. Makes attempts to put on his/her own coat, jacket, sweater…
  10. Can zip, snap, button clothing
  11. Separates from parents with ease
  12. Seeks other children to play with
  13. Can express anger in words rather than actions
  14. Smiles, seems happy much of the time.
  15. Works and plays Cooperatively with other children
  16. Seeks help when needed

Work Habits:

  1. Expresses ideas with art materials
  2. Participates in & enjoys group singing / games
  3. Participates in classroom activities
  4. Follows Directions
  5. Cares for School Materials
  6. Handles scissors properly
  7. Holds pencil properly
  8. Can trace & cut specific patterns
  9. Can paint & paste neatly
  10. Attempts to color within the lines
  11. Completes tasks
  12. Shows interest/ attention in classroom activities (appropriate attention span)

Large Motor Development:

  1. Runs with control over speed and direction
  2. Jumps over obstacles, landing on 2 feet
  3. Climbs up and down climbing equipment with ease
  4. Moves body creatively to music
  5. Is willing to exercise
  6. Jumps on two feet
  7. Hops on foot at least 6 hops
  8. Can gallop
  9. Can skip
  10. Can throw a ball
  11. Can catch a ball
  12. Can bounce catch a ball

Language:

  1. Speaks in complete sentences
  2. Speaks clearly
  3. Takes part in conversations with other children
  4. Expresses needs and wants clearly
  5. Dictates description of drawings

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