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Kindergarten is a huge step for children, full of excitement and, for many, anxiety. Kids want to make friends right away, and as a parent, you'd hate to hear that your child is having trouble or being left out. Know that kindergarteners having trouble making friends is extremely common. You just need to help your kid along! Learn what to do to strike the delicate balance between doing everything for your child and letting her learn to do it for herself.
Kindergarten marks a year of huge intellectual growth in children. They're learning to read, talk and listen. They're getting better at following rules. Their memories are improving. All these new powers mean new skills for you to master as a parent. Read this slideshow to learn what intellectual milestones your child will pass during kindergarten and what you can do to help.
When kindergarteners and first graders reverse letters, are they just hitting a bump, or should you worry about dyslexia? Here's info on dyslexia warning signs.
Wondering what will happen in your kindergartener's language arts curriculum?  Here's a guide to what your child's academic life will be like.
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.
What are 'leveled readers' and how can they help your child?  A brief introduction into the world of these special educational tools.
Here are some tips to help your kindergartener deal with separation anxiety during the first days of school.
Kindergarten is the perfect time to start building financial literacy skills. Here are 11 ways to introduce financial literacy to your kindergartener.
Is your child ready for kindergarten reading? Here are the 10 skills he needs in order to succeed.
Here's a handy guide to help you know where your child should be with reading skills at the beginning of the kindergarten year, as well as at the end.
Kindergarten teachers weave science into subjects that are truly under the microscope. Here's what your child will likely learn in kindergarten science.
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.
Practical tips for handling tough talks with your kindergarten teacher.
Here are some tips to help make the exciting transition into kindergarten an enjoyable adventure for both you and your child.
Here are four brand new titles that will turn your kindergartener on to reading, and make for a wonderful summer together.
Making the jump to kindergarten is a huge milestone for children. They are well aware that they are growing up, and they're eager to learn new things and take on new responsibilities. But while their school lives are moving faster than ever, they are still at an early stage of emotional development, which can make kindergarten a complicated, confusing time—for you and your kid. Learn what emotional characteristics you can expect, and get a few tips on what you can do about them.
Do you speak Kindergartenese? If you a have a child entering kindergarten, you'd better learn! You may remember your first year of 'real school' being marked by messy desks covered in art supplies, fun outdoor play, riotous games and your teacher reading cute stories. But kindergarten has changed in recent years. The 123's and ABC's have ramped up. Teachers are under more pressure to produce real educational results, and it's up to you to help your child keep up. By learning some common kindergarten words, you'll become a better, more active participant in your kid's learning experience.
An expert guide to the mental development of kindergarteners.
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