Elementary Education: An Introduction (Updated 2/2018) Welcome to Elementary Ed brochure 2018 WEB VERSION - Page 20

Characteristics of a Kindergarten student: • Very active and curious - a “bundle of excitement and energy.” • Eager to learn and experiment with the world around them in which they are the center. • Has a short attention span and needs structure and guidance. • Needs approval and acceptance from teachers and peers. • Learns best through using manipulatives and games. • Begins to develop fine motor skills. 20