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Ready, Set - Kindergarten!

Family Guides for Preschool - Kindergarten Development

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There are six areas of growth and experience that research tells us are involved in helping a child progress and succeed. These guides offer a brief introduction to each area and provide samples of the experiences and skills children need in order to be prepared to move through preschool at three, four, and five years of age.

Exploring Shapes, Patterns, Numbers, Comparisons (.pdf)

Feelings About Self, Developing Relationships & Controlling Emotions (.pdf)

Gaining the Basics for Reading, Writing & Speaking (.pdf)

Learning To Think, Make Decisions, Solve Problems (.pdf)

Physical Growth, Nutrition & Health/Safety (.pdf)

The Individual Way Each Child Learns (.pdf)