Today is my final post for this year’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Through Play series, and I’m talking about simple things you can do to send your child off to kindergarten ready to learn! Getting your child ready for kindergarten can feel daunting (speaking from experience), but a little preparation really does go a long way! You can find all of the posts for this series – for … [Read more...] about Ready to Learn: Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten
Developing fine motor skills is a big part of getting your child ready for kindergarten, where they will be expected to spend the year learning to print neatly! Fortunately, there are plenty of fun ways to help your child develop the kindergarten readiness fine motor skills they need to excel! Today I am sharing some fine motor skill building activities my children … [Read more...] about Kindergarten Readiness: Fine Motor Skills
Today is week four in this year’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Through Play series, and we’re talking about literacy! I believe that the best way to build kindergarten literacy skills is to find books your kindergartner will love! To get you started, I’m sharing some of our favorites! All links are Amazon affiliate links. If you buy anything through them, I may receive a small … [Read more...] about Books Your Kindergartner Will Love!
I am always writing about how important getting out in nature is if you want your kids to enjoy math (see this post and this post, for example), so today I am writing about some great outdoor math activities for kids! These are all simple and fun ideas – no special tools or advance planning is needed! These are specific guided activities that you and your child can enjoy … [Read more...] about Outdoor Math Activities for Kids
Simple things you can do at home to help your child succeed in school. Parents spend a lot of time researching local schools and finding homes in towns with highly-rated schools. Great schools are fantastic, but if you truly want your child to succeed in school, home is the place to start! 5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School A lot of people think that … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School