Mississinawa Valley Schools is CLOSED through Sunday, April 5, 2020.  Students should continue to work on eDay lessons or "blizzard bags".
The Alumni Banquet for this year has been canceled. 

Mississinawa Valley

School District

Beginning Preschool Expectations (4-5 Year Old Room)

Beginning Preschool Expectations

(4-5 year old room)


  1. Rote and object count to 10

  2. Identify 8 colors

  3. Identify at least 1 number

  4. Identify 4 shapes (circle, star, heart, diamond)

  5. Sort by one attribute

  6. Pattern AB


  1. Recognize name in print

  2. Identify letters in first name (5-10 uppercase/a few lowercase)

Fine Motor

  1. Writes first letter in name

  2. Produces basic lines & symbols (vertical, horizontal, diagonal, circular and crossing lines)

  3. Colors most of a picture

  4. Writes numbers 0-3

  5. Cut on a line

  6. Use correct finger placement and grasp on scissors when cutting


  1. Separates from caregiver with minimal stress

  2. Follows 1-2 step directions

  3. Asks for help

  4. Stays with the group

  5. Listens to adult directions with a reminder

Self Help

  1. Manage clothing independently

  2. Stays with a task for 3-5 minutes

  3. Uses supplies or plays with toys appropriately (not mouthing or aggressive with them)