Listening Skills and Following Directions

Posted by Mary Firestone on 8/7/2020

This week we are joined by Mrs. Mary Firestone with some ideas and tips for improving and practicing your kindergarteners listening skills.  She also shares two links that you can print out and work on.  The first is a directed drawing of an apple tree and the second is a QR code listening activity that will have your child discover the number one. 


Mrs. Firestone speaks to the kindergarten students explaining that listening is important to become an amazing kindergartener.  

Listening with Kinders


Mrs. Firestone gives some tips and games that you can do at home or in the car to work on your child's listening skills.  

Message to parents


Directed drawing of an apple tree

Listen and Learn about the number 1

For the listen and learn activity you will need a QR code reader.  There are many free QR readers available. 

 Mrs. Weisser, the Lorane Elementary reading specialist reads us a very funny story "Click, Clack, Quack to School".  Find out what happens when Farmer Brown takes his animals to an elementary school.  

Click, Clack, Quack to School