popular topics in preparing for preschool

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    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Does Your Preschooler Have Dyslexia?
    Does your little one have a problem learning? Find out if you should have her evaluated for a reading disability. ...
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    Ld Signs and Symptoms
    Does Your Preschooler Have LD?
    Does your little one have a problem learning? Find out if you should have her evaluated for learning disabilities. ...
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    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. ...
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    Preschool Expectations
    How Well Do You Know Preschoolers?
    Take our quiz to find out if you have the right expectations for your three- or four-year-old. ...
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    Letting Go
    Are You Fostering Independence in Your Preschooler?
    Take this quiz to find out if you're helping or hindering your child's journey toward self-sufficiency. ...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?
    Is Your Child Ready for Preschool? Some preschoolers who have only been exposed to in-home caregivers (parents, nannies, and sitters) have difficulty making the adjustment to organized day care. First of all, it means separating from you or ot...
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    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...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    Activities for Age Two
    Activities for Age TwoThese activities will teach children new words and story content, and will enrich and expand children's language and emergent literacy skills. CorduroyThe Day the Goose Got LooseGood Night, GorillaOver in the MeadowOonga Bo...
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    Preschool Expectations
    Another Year of Preschool?
    Find out what benefits another year of preschool might have for a four-year-old. ...
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    Preschool Expectations
    Preschooler Lacks Interest in Schoolwork
    This expert feels that you should not push your preschooler to do academic activities he's not ready for. ...
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    Gifted Education
    Should Advanced Preschooler Skip Kindergarten?
    Gifted preschoolers may appear to be taking in a great deal of data, but they may not truly comprehend it or use it in a gifted manner. ...
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    Gifted Education
    Artistically Gifted Three-Year-Old
    At three years of age, a child is too young to be enrolled in any special programs, despite advanced fine motor and visual skills. ...
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    Gifted Education
    Are We Pushing Our Grandson Too Hard?
    Special teaching programs for preschoolers are not necessary. Find out what is. ...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    Look for Books
    Look for BooksThe main thing is to find books you both love. They will shape your child's first impression of the world of reading. What to Do: 1. Ask friends, neighbors, and teachers to share the names of their favorite books. 2. Visit your l...
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    Is Preschool Necessary?
    Preschool can be a great time for children to have social experiences with their peers and to be positively influenced by other caring adults. ...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    How to Raise a Reader
    How to Raise a Reader Just as your little one develops language skills long before being able to speak, she also develops literacy skills long before being able to read. What you do, or don't do, has a lasting impact on your child's reading skill...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    Action Steps for Families
    Action Steps for FamiliesThere are a number of steps that you and other family members can take to help prepare your young children to become readers and to support the reading habit once they are in school. These include: Feed your child a die...
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    Preparing for Preschool
    Story Talk
    Story TalkTalking about what you read is another way to help your child develop language and thinking skills. You don't need to plan the talk, discuss every story, or expect an answer. What you need: Reading materials What to do: 1. Read slowl...