Kindergarten: Milestones and Development Articles
Kindergarten, the first big step in your child's educational career. Your child might be a little nervous, and you might be, too! One way to fight those nerves is to understand your child's mental development, so you'll know not to sweat it if there's an idea he just doesn't understand yet.
What do kids really gain from working and playing in the garden? Here are the skills that kindergarteners learn from all that digging.
Is it possible to get a kindergarten kid out the door without losing your sanity? Absolutely, say the pros! Here's advice for making the morning routine easier, from several professional organizers who also happen to be parents.
What do teachers really want your child to know on the first day of kindergarten? The top 10 kindergarten readiness skills your child needs, and how to help.
There is a growing body of evidence showing that boys in the United States and Canada are less enthusiastic about school than boys were 20 or 30 years ago. In fact, there are an increasing number of male students who have developed a distaste for everything related to school. What's changed in ...
Kindergarten is the perfect time to start building financial literacy skills, as kids learn about coins, wants and needs, and how to spend money. Here are 11 ways to introduce financial literacy.
When kindergarteners help out in the kitchen, they're learning math, science, and reading. But they're also learning social skills, by working together to make the meal, sitting down together, and helping to clear their plates when they're finished.
According to popular lore, by age five, girls are studious junior academics while boys are rough and tumble little terrors. That's an exaggerated view, but not a complete tall tale.
When kindergarteners and first graders reverse letters, are they just hitting a natural bump, or is there something else at work? There's lots of misinformation out there when it comes to dyslexia. Here's advice from two experts on what you should worry about, and what you shouldn't.
At home, lots of kindergarteners struggle with issues like transitions and directions. Kindergarten teachers see this in school, too. But there's good news: lots of great teacher tactics work just as well at home.
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