Play-Based Preschool Assessments & Portfolio Checklist

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Assessment and Preschool aren't an easy mix! If you've ever struggled to get your little learners engaged in assessment practices, you know this to be true!

Children learn best through play, so evaluations are more reliable when students are having fun and are engaged. This preschool  assessment and portfolio checklist can do just that!


  • This Preschool Assessment and Portfolio packet was made for preschool/pre-k aged children.
  • This assessment correlates with the included Early Learning Goals.
  • The assessment pieces were designed to be used 3 times a year.
  • You can edit the months assessed and add data, photos and comments right on the document. Then, all you have to do is print out the portfolio pages (which are already in order), hole-punch and add to a notebook!

>>>Want to see a portfolio in action? Check out this video:


See the Preview of this file for photos and details


Learn more about the Print Easy Document:


Included in this Packet:

  • -Print Easy Portfolio Document
  • -Early Learning Goals
  • -In depth instructions
  • -Reading Readiness checklist
  • -Developmental Writing Stages Form
  • -Data Recording Sheet
  • -Portfolio Cover Page
  • -1st and Last Day Portfolio Page


-Letter Identification & Letter Sounds

-Engages in Conversations

-Follows Oral Directions

-Correct Pencil Grip

-Name Formation

-Shows an interest in reading

-Reads own name

-Holds book correctly when pretend reading

-Recognizes letters vs words

-Recites the alphabet clearly

-Retells familiar stories

-Responds to read aloud

-Pretends to read familiar books

-Claps syllables in words

-Names several words that begin with the same sound

-Shows knowledge of rhyming words


-Counting by 1’s

- 1 to 1 Correspondence

-Identifies Numerals

-Write Numerals

-Matches Quantity to Numeral

-Draws to Represent Numbers

_Subitize up to 5

-Orders objects by size

-Sequence Events

-Sorting (color, shape & size)

-Patterning (AB, ABC, ABB)

-Positional Words

-Identifies 2d Shapes


-Scissor Skills

-Uses gross motor skills with purpose and coordinations


-Shows interest in characteristics of living things

-Shows interest in properties of earth and space

-Explores and Experiments to investigate objects

-Names Colors


-Knowledge of Self (first name, last name, age & birthdate)

-Approaches to Learning

-shows curiosity

-takes initiative

-exhibits creativity

-shows confidence

-displays persistence

-uses problem solving skills

**NOTE: These are the skill were are working towards achieving, not skills that are

expected to be mastered by the end of the year.


Is this assessment editable?

The Testing Periods, Portfolio Cover and First & Last Day Portfolio Pages are all editable.

Blank portfolio documents are included for you to add any other skills you need. The

Recording Sheet is a complex document and does not lend itself easily to being editable.

How is this assessment play-based?

Games and activities are used to assess students rather than flash cards or questioning.

The teacher is able to observe what the child knows in relation to the skill when playing



Need help wrapping your brain around your assessment and portfolio process? Want to be walked through the process step-by-step? My 7 Day Preschool Assessment Bootcamp might be just what you need!

*Please respect my time and creativity. This packet is NOT for resell nor is to be shared.

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