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    Kindergarten Readiness
    Kindergarten Prep: Writing Tools
    Kindergarten Prep: Writing ToolsIn learning to write, your child first needs time to explore a variety of writing tools. Over time you will introduce how to hold writing tools properly and your child will begin to perfect her skills in using tho...
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    Kindergarten Readiness
    Kindergarten Prep: Cutting with Scissors
    Kindergarten Prep: Cutting with ScissorsIt is most likely that you will find scissors on the "back-to-school" shopping list. You will want to select a good pair of child-sized scissors that your child can hold comfortably in his hand and that wi...
  • Alphabet
    8 Cool Color-by-Number & Color-by-Letter Printables
    Help your preschooler or kindergartener learn his colors, numbers, and letters with these free printable color-by-number and color-by-letter coloring pages! Also check out our Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook. ...
  • Alphabet
    8 Cool Color-by-Number & Color-by-Letter Printables
    Help your preschooler or kindergartener learn his colors, numbers, and letters with these free printable color-by-number and color-by-letter coloring pages! Also check out our Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook. ...
  • 12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages
    Back-To-School Anxiety
    12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages
    Starting the school year is a universally exciting and nerve-wracking time for kids (and their parents!). Whether your child is off to preschool, kindergarten, middle school, or any grade in between, find some classic and new back-to-school stori...
    Erin Dower
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    Brain Development
    Baby Bookworms! 7 Tips for Reading Aloud to Babies & Toddlers
    Did you know that reading to your baby can boost his brain power? The American Academy of Pediatrics announced a new policy in June 2014 advising that parents regularly read aloud to kids from infancy through at least age 5 because it stimulates ...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Kindergarten Readiness
    Kindergarten Readiness Checklist
    While there's no perfect formula that determines when children are truly ready for kindergarten, you can use this checklist below to see how well your child is doing in acquiring the skills found on most kindergarten checklists. Check the s...
    Peggy Gisler, Ed.S. and Marge Eberts, Ed.S.
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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  • Preparing for Preschool
    10 Free Summer Learning Printables for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners
    Print these early reading, math, and learning worksheets to help your child prepare for preschool or kindergarten over the summer. Also, print this Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook for even more printables from our friends at Funbrain Jr. ...
  • Early Learning Printables
    Preschool and Kindergarten Workbook
    Help your little learner prepare for preschool and kindergarten with this free workbook filled with math and reading activities, featuring the lovable characters from FunbrainJr.com. This kindergarten readiness checklist is another great guide to...
  • College Visit Worksheet
    School Forms Printables
    College Visit Pros & Cons Worksheet
    Choosing a college is usually largely about the numbers (such as tuition, student enrollment, and financial aid). But gut feelings about whether the school is the right fit are also a vital part of the decision process. Use this worksheet to take...
  • Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    College Alternatives
    Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    Attending college after high school isn't for everyone. Some teens choose to take a year or two off before continuing their education, while others jump right into the workforce. If your teen is looking to explore his options, check out these alt...
  • Counting Printables
    Count the Snacks
    Let's count! Count all the snacks, and write the numbers from 1 to 20. ...
  • Counting Printables
    Count the Items in Outer Space
    Let's count! Count all the items in outer space, and write the numbers from 1 to 20. ...
  • Counting Printables
    Subtract the Objects 1
    Let's subtract! Count the number of items in each set. Subtract the second set from the first and write the answer on the blank line. ...
  • College Visit Worksheet
    School Forms Printables
    College Visit Pros & Cons Worksheet
    Choosing a college is usually largely about the numbers (such as tuition, student enrollment, and financial aid). But gut feelings about whether the school is the right fit are also a vital part of the decision process. Use this worksheet to take...
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    Activities and Crafts
    Activity Center
    Find endless activities for little hands.
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  • Counting Printables
    Subtract the Objects 2
    Let's subtract! Count the number of items in each set. Subtract the second set from the first and write the answer on the blank line. ...