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  • Young girl on floor painting picture
    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...
  • Smilling little girl holding scissors and a paper square
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • mom reading aloud to newborn baby
    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.
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • 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...
  • girlreceivingpackagedelivery
    College Life
    Top 10 Care Package Items for College Students
    Show your college student that you love and miss her by mailing a care package full of dorm room essentials and comforting treats. Whether it's her birthday, Valentine's Day, finals time, or just because, learn what to send to brighten her day. ...
    Erin Dower
  • 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. ...
  • Formulas for Perimeter, Area, and Volume
    General Math Printables
    Formulas for Perimeter, Area, and Volume
    Must-have printable for all geometry and math classes! Use this page of diagrams and formulas for finding the perimeter, area, and volume of geometric shapes. Your students can use this as a resource throughout the year to complete a variety of ...
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
    familyeducation editors
  • 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. ...