What skills does my child need before entering kindergarten? Plenty! Luckily for parents the Foundation for Early Learning has put together a 20 page, free "Getting School Ready" guide covering the skills needed for success in kindergarten.
The skills are group into these categories and include ideas for helping your child in each area:
Social and Emotional Skills
Being Ready for Learning
Using Words and Numbers
Support for Family, Culture and Language
Safety and Health
This booklet can be viewed online in nine different languages or paper copies can be ordered.
Kathy Slattengren, M. Ed., has helped thousands of parents from across the United States to Australia through online parenting classes, parenting presentations and parent coaching. Parents excitedly report their success in replacing yelling and threatening with calm, confident parenting. When your children’s behavior is really pushing your buttons, discover how to parent in ways that invite cooperation instead of power struggles.