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Alphabet Tracing Page- 26 Upper and Lowercase Letters

By at June 12, 2016 | 6:33 am | 0 Comment

Alphabet Tracing Page- 26 Upper and Lowercase Letters

Get your child ready for Kindergarten and school success by helping him/her be prepared. Alphabet Letters Tracing more...

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Importance of Creative Play

By at January 2, 2016 | 8:40 pm | 0 Comment

Importance of Creative Play

As parents and teachers we are so very attune to our children’s needs; from their initial nutritional requirements to ensuring that they surpass milestones in a timely manner.  We strive to make them social, happy and keep them entertained.  We read books, sing songs, present age-appropriate art ideas, and encourage letter and number recognition. Later we arrange more...

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Ways to Help Children Develop Their Fine Motor Skills

By at September 27, 2014 | 6:43 pm | 0 Comment

Ways to Help Children Develop Their Fine Motor Skills

You can help your child to hone his fine motor skills.  In fact, the more you vary daily activities, the more developed these skills will become and the better he will be prepared for kindergarten. These may seem like very simple activities that all children learn to do sooner than later, but some children start kindergarten without knowing how to use scissors or having more...

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Help Preschoolers Learn to Write Their Name

By at September 12, 2013 | 10:05 pm | 0 Comment

Help Preschoolers Learn to Write Their Name

One of the skills children need to learn for Kindergarten is being able to write their own name.  It is a skill that gives kids a real sense of accomplishment when they know what their name looks like and that they can actually write it themselves. But it is important to know how the children should learn to write their name so that they don't have to relearn if more...

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Flash Cards and Kindergarten Readiness

By at February 8, 2013 | 3:55 pm | 0 Comment

Flash Cards and Kindergarten Readiness

Learn how using something as simple as flashcards can enhance your child's early learning and better prepare him for kindergarten. As parents we all want to help our children learn and succeed. Teachers encourage extra at-home practice because it reinforces important academic skills such as number or letter recognition, letter sound identification, or even math more...

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Teach Your Child to Follow Directions

By at October 14, 2012 | 4:33 pm | 0 Comment

Teach Your Child to Follow Directions

Before a child starts Kindergarten, they should learn to follow directions.  They will have a much easier time transitioning to the classroom if you, as parent, have helped them learn to listen and follow simple directions.  Both your child and his teacher will greatly benefit from this exercise and there are many fun ways to help develop this skill. Ways to more...

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Environmental Print: A Teaching Resource

By at June 28, 2011 | 3:00 pm | 0 Comment

Environmental Print: A Teaching Resource

Stop, enter, exit, slow, go, street, lane, 7-11, bank, police, dvd, play- doh, Candy Land, love, Dora, pbskids, Nick …Environmental print; the words that are most publically displayed in our surroundings; are everywhere. As a parent and a teacher, I am glad this is so. As a child’s cognition and understanding progresses, each day they absorb all that is around more...

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Practice Unhurried Reading For Preschoolers and Kindergartners

By at April 28, 2011 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment

Practice Unhurried Reading For Preschoolers and Kindergartners

Are you feeling pressured by to-do lists that will help you raise the ideal child? Your head may be swirling from play date schedules, selecting the right educational program, starting that college savings fund, or developing a well-rounded child through a variety of after school sports. Oh, and donʼt forget about proper nutrition and rest for your growing more...

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Size Concept Worksheets for Pre-K Kids

By at April 10, 2011 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

Size Concept Worksheets for Pre-K Kids

One of the concepts preschool children can master prior to kindergarten is that of size.  Help children grasp this concept by continually pointing out things in their world, at home, at the store, while driving.  These printable worksheets will help to reinforce those concepts. Same Size Worksheet Largest more...

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10 Tips for Parents to Prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten Success

By at March 1, 2011 | 7:13 pm | 0 Comment

10 Tips for Parents to Prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten Success

10 Steps Parents Need to Take to Prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten Success One consistent piece of advice Kindergarten teachers give to parents of preschoolers is the importance of introducing kids to a school setting, when possible, to acclimate kids to the social and formal setting of a classroom.  As one retired kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Miller noted, more...

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