Prep for the Pint-Sized Rigors of Kindergarten

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2. Cultivate His Listening and Sequencing Skills

Does your child pay attention when you speak to him? Is he able to repeat six- to eight-word sentences or retell a simple story? These listening skills will come in handy in the kindergarten classroom.

You can help your child develop his sequencing skills by giving him simple, two-step directions and asking him to tell you about his day.