Learning begins at birth.
Children are born with a great ability to learn and grow and by the time they turn three, they have already begun laying the foundation for life-long learning and success. By supporting all areas of their children’s development, parents are helping their children prepare for school.
At a glance
- Rather than worry about whether your child is ready to read and write, think about their skills as a whole.
- Ensure your child is both socially and emotionally prepared for school.
- Kindergarten readiness includes motor skills like holding a pencil and using scissors.
- Self-care, like getting dressed and toileting independently, are important kindergarten skills.