Transition to Kindergarten

Preschool children make the transition into kindergarten more successfully when their schools and families prepare for it together, and when their preschool and kindergarten teachers connect. Also, by coordinating transition efforts, preschool and elementary programs can help children maintain and maximize the gains they made in preschool.

Transition to Kindergarten Summit Guide

Head Start personnel can use this set of materials to organize and carry out their own Transition to Kindergarten Summit. A guide and planning resources are included, as well as participant handouts and a PowerPoint presentation for use during the event.

Transition to Kindergarten Calendar

Download Get Ready for Kindergarten! Activity Calendar for Teachers [PDF, 4.9MB]


Last Reviewed: June 2015

Last Updated: June 18, 2015