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    Spaceship Color by Number
    Use the code at the bottom to match each color with its corresponding number to reveal the animal in space. ...
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    Sweet Cupcake Color by Number
    Use the code at the bottom to match each color with its corresponding number to reveal the sweet dessert. ...
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    Sailboat Fun Color by Number
    Use the code at the bottom to match each color with its corresponding number to reveal the sailboat at sea. ...
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    What Your Child Will Learn
    Do You Know What Your Kindergartner Should Know?
    Will she learn to count up to 20, 50, or 100 this year? Find out what kindergartners should know with this quiz. ...
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    Kindergarten Social Studies
    People, Places, and Things
    People, Places, and Things Materials Maps Directions Go around your house and find the origins of various objects. Look at the labels of the clothes you wear and think of where your food was grown. Why do bananas come from Central America? Why do...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
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    Kindergarten Language Arts
    Kindergarten Reading Skills
    This expert explains that the focus in the typical kindergarten class is on teaching children pre-reading skills. ...
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    Kindergarten Social Studies
    Science and Social Studies in a K/1 Classroom
    Read advice to a parent who is concerned about the amount of social studies and science being taught in her daughter's combined kindergarten/first-grade class. ...
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    Learning Too Much Too Fast?
    It may not be developmentally appropriate for kindergartners to rush through lessons. ...
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    Will She Be Bored in Kindergarten?
    Find out why your overachieving child can still get a lot out of kindergarten. ...
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    Kindergarten Language Arts
    Spelling and Letter Grades in Kindergarten
    When a child is given difficult spelling tests in kindergarten, have a talk with the teacher. ...
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    Kindergarten: What Will They Learn?
    Kindergarten: What Will They Learn?In kindergarten, the major goal is to help your child become comfortable in school. She'll learn to get along with others, follow rules, and some of the basic skills needed to read, write, and do math. Find out ...
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    How They Grow in Kindergarten
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    Kindergarten Readiness
    Spelling and Counting at an Early Age
    Discover some nifty ways to help your child prepare for school in areas of spelling and math. ...
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    Kindergarten Social Studies
    Talking to Your Kindergartner and First Grader about Social Studies
    Talking to Your Kindergartner and First Grader about Social StudiesWatch a children's program such as "Sesame Street" or "The Electric Company" together. Ask your child to tell you what is going on. Have your child talk on the telephone to Grandm...
    Vito Perrone