I'm Getting Ready For Kindergarten
B. Annye Rothenberg, Bonnie Bright
(Perfecting Parenting Press, April 15, 2013)
I'm Getting Ready for Kindergarten will help you know how to prepare your child for kindergarten. This all-in-one book includes a children's story to help your child have his questions answered, better understand, and feel more confident in starting "big kids" school. The parent guidance section will help you to be sure what skills and knowledge your child needs to be ready for kindergarten, and what exactly you can do to help prepare your child. You'll also be able to determine which areas your child needs your extra help. This book will enable you to see the whole picture of what is expected in today's kindergarten. Major topics include: Developing emotional and social maturity, including getting along with friends and adults Academic preparation, including readiness for reading, writing, and math Learning to do what you and teachers ask What children should be able to do for themselves and for the family Communication, including speech and language readiness Coordination, including fine and gross motor skills Developing good daily routines for low stress kindergarten days This book will also help you if you're uncertain about sending your child to kindergarten this Fall or next. It will help you and your spouse make a more confident decision.