Let’s Get Ready for Kinder

Wondering what to expect for your future kindergartener in the fall? I’ve teamed up with several educational accounts to bring you information and resources to help prepare your child for the school year ahead. Meet the kindergarten readiness team: @eat_play_read has 6 years teaching experience (3 in Pre-K, 3 in K) @kidsrcapable has 3 years experience asContinue reading “Let’s Get Ready for Kinder”

Fine Motor Skills

Erin from @taught.by.tatum gave us some extraordinary fine motor skills information and activities during our #letsgetreadyforkinder segment. Fine motor skills are very important for incoming kindergarteners! Read below to find out ways to help prepare your child! What are fine motor skills? Fine motor skills are coordinated movements using the small muscles in the handsContinue reading “Fine Motor Skills”

Social and Self Help Skills

Jessica from @eat_play_read provided us with some great information about social and self help skills! Taylor from @kidsrcapable also gave us some great tips for dealing with separation anxiety. I think this information will be especially useful for your soon to be kindergartener this fall due to the current circumstances. Read the bulleted information belowContinue reading “Social and Self Help Skills”

Counting and Numbers

Caitlyn from @theitsybitsy.classroom gave us some amazing information about counting and numbers during out #letsgetreadyforkinder segment. Read below for her tips on how to prepare your furture kindergartener! Counting Teachers would like students to have a decent foundation of how to count when entering Kindergarten. Maybe they miss some numbers, maybe they only make itContinue reading “Counting and Numbers”

Speech and Language Milestones

Speech and Language Pathologist Erica Sander from @sanderspeechsolutions provided us with so much information about speech and language milestones during our #letsgetreadyforkinder week! Find out what to expect from your soon to be kindergartener below: Articulation speech should be 95-100% intelligible meaning the message is understood by the listener 95-100% of the time majority ofContinue reading “Speech and Language Milestones”

Letters and Beginning Sounds

Learning letters is very important, but learning the corresponding beginning sound that goes with the letter is even more important!  What does that mean? Instead of just saying “this is the letter A”, try saying, “this is the letter A,  A says “ah” like apple” Connecting the sounds to the letters helps to prepare children forContinue reading “Letters and Beginning Sounds”

Get Ready for Kindergarten Learning Binder

Is your little one hopefully starting Kindergarten in the fall? Do you feel like you need to do some things to get them ready after checking out my How to Get your Child Ready for Kindergarten post? Check out my DIY Get Ready for Kindergarten Learning Binder! It has a variety of hands on learningContinue reading “Get Ready for Kindergarten Learning Binder”

How to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

Is your little one getting ready to start Kindergarten? Are you wondering what you could be doing to help prepare them? Check out these ten kindergarten readiness skills below to find out how to get your child ready for Kindergarten! Don’t forget to download your FREE kindergarten readiness checklist. How to Get Your Child ReadyContinue reading “How to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten”