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Preparing for Kindergarten

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. read more

Acting Up at School: Kindergarten

Find out what is causing your child to act up in school, and stop the bad habits before they get worse. read more

Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home

Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home STEM — yikes! Science, technology, engineering, and math (the "STEM" subjects) are important areas of learning for any student — but they sure can be intimidating for parents who are trying to reinforce their kids' education at home. read more

Full-Day Kindergarten

Read about the pros and cons on all-day kindergartens. read more

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Learn what factors to consider when deciding to enroll your child in kindergarten. read more

Kindergarten Controversy

Kindergarten ControversyIt used to be so simple: five-year-olds went to kindergarten and six-year-olds went to first grade. But what was once a natural course of events has recently become a difficult decision for many parents. Why? Because kindergarten ain't what it used to be. read more

Kindergarten for Child with Special Needs

Should a child with special needs attend a particular type of kindergarten program? read more

Kindergarten Preparation

There are many things a parent can do to help a child prepare to enter kindergarten. read more

Kindergarten Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School

Print off this guide of fun and educational activities that will help prepare your students over the summer for the kindergarten school year. Included is a list of books that will make great summer reads, reading and language arts activities, math skill-builders, general classroom advice including tips for avoiding the spread of germs, science worksheets, and more! See our summer learning guides for first grade and other grades. read more

Preparing a Child with ADHD for Kindergarten

There are a number of things you can do to help a child with ADHD make the transition to school. read more

School Supplies for Kindergartners

School Supplies for KindergartnersFind out what supplies your kindergartener should take to school. Most classroom teachers will require these supplies and some teachers may ask that you provide additional items:    Crayons    Glue    Manila paper read more

Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child

Starting Kindergarten: How to Prepare Your Child by Maya Cohen read more

Summer Reading Guide: Grades K-2

Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades K-2 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. read more

Talkative Kindergartener

Learn why being "too social" in kindergarten can lead to problems in future years. read more

Teaching the Alphabet

Help your child learn the alphabet and get a head start on kindergarten with these tips. read more

Too Young for Homework?

Read what our expert thinks about homework assignments in kindergarten. read more

Trouble with Kindergarten Teacher

Here are steps you can follow if you're not happy with your kindergartener's teacher. read more

What to Look for in a Kindergarten Class

When researching kindergarten classes, remember to think of your child's strengths and needs. read more