Kindergarten Readiness Educational and Parenting Articles

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Worried about what could go wrong in your child's kindergarten learning? Hear from experts about what to look forâand when to relax your kindergarten worries.
Read these timeless children's books with your child for a memorable activity and a trip down memory lane.
Is your child shy?  Could your pushing be causing him anxiety and to withdraw even more?  Practical parenting tips on helping your shy child.
Here are some simple but fruitful (and fun!) activities that will get your soon-to-be writer ready to write while thinking outside of the workbook.
If the word assessment has popped up as you and your child prepare for school, you are not alone. Here's what to expect from kindergarten assessments.
Is your child ready for kindergarten? The answer might not be as straightforward as just her age. Read on to see how to decide if she's ready for kindergarten.
Your child's kindergarten could have him home for lunch, or late in the afternoon. Get the scoop on full day vs. half day kindergarten programs.
If your child is going to kindergarten for the first time, what do you need to be doing between now and then to get her ready for that big day?
Let the countdown begin! Kindergarten is just one year away. Your challenge: enjoy this year while preparing your child for entry into the school world.
Want to get your toddler excited about books that don't put him to sleep? Check out our favorite interactive books, both old and new.
What do 10 pins and a big heavy ball have to do with kindergarten?  Bowling is a sport that touches on many aspects of kindergarten readiness. Here's how.
Phonemic awareness is a crucial step in developing reading skills in young children, and can be practiced with these fun language games.
Here's a breakdown of what a kindergartener should be able to do physically, so you can keep your child on track:
Standardized testing in kindergarten is happening in some states. And for many educators and parents, this reality is cause for great concern.
You're pretty sure your 5 year-old has a good grasp of his ABCs, but then again, he has not begun to string letters into words yet.  Is he ready to read?
Early Childhood Screening is probably not something that most parents are familiar with, but heads-up: it may be coming to your area soon!
In February, your child has been in kindergarten for 100 days. Here are 10 ways to celebrate and practice counting along the way.
What can you expect from writing in the spring of your child's kindergarten year? Here's a run down of the curriculum, and how parents can help.
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