Do you know what skills your preschooler needs to have mastered before he enters kindergarten? (Yeah, I didn’t either…)
Obviously, you want your child to thrive in his first real structured classroom, so why not spend 10 minutes a day working on the basics of colors, ABC’s, and 123’s?
Teach Your Child in 10 Minutes a Day
Trust me, you can do this in the cracks of your busy life. Ask him to show you the red car. Have him count the grapes left on his plate. Have him tell you what sound the “B” makes while you’re running errands in the car.
Our own Elizabeth Daghfal (who also happens to be an elementary education teacher), has created this useful checklist of things to be working on with your 4 year old NOW so he’s ready to rock the schoolroom when he arrives at the kindergarten classroom.
Just put your information in the form below and I’ll zoom it over to your Inbox right away.
Want more inspiration? See the games and activities she suggests in The Dr. Seuss One-a-Day Way to Get Ready for Kindergarten. Pick just one skill and work on that skill (with these repeatable games) every day for a week. You’ll be amazed at how far he will come by the end of the month!
Practice These Kindergarten Skills
Just pick ONE of these categories and work on it everyday for the next week. Then pick a new one. You will be amazed at how much he will have learned at the end of the month!
Have You Read These Yet?
Cabin Fever? 28 Energy-Burning Indoor Games Your Kids Will Love
Feel like the kids are pinging off the walls? Thesewill save your sanity.
4 Simple Questions That Will Make Your Little Superhero a Better Reader
Inspire your preschooler to be a superhero reader with a few thoughtful questions.
Potty Training Boys? 7 Mistakes You’ll Definitely Want to Avoid
Don’t let the diaper-wearing dragon ruin your quest for potty independence!