Kindergarten readiness is a critical milestone in a child’s educational journey, and having a Kindergarten Readiness Checklist specific to North Carolina (NC) is essential to ensure that children are well-prepared for this important transition. This checklist serves as a valuable tool for parents, caregivers, and educators, helping them assess and address the various skills and knowledge areas that children need to thrive in kindergarten. It not only ensures that children are academically prepared but also focuses on their social and emotional development, setting the stage for a successful school experience. Here is 10 f key items that are included in the Kindergarten Readiness Checklist NC: