10 Tips for Parents to Prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten Success

10 Steps Parents Need to Take to Prepare Preschoolers for Kindergarten Success One consistent piece of advice Kindergarten teachers give to parents of preschoolers is the importance of introducing kids to a school setting, more about when possible, pharm to acclimate kids to the social and formal setting of a classroom.  As one retired kindergarten… Read More

22 Fun-Filled Reading Games and Activities

Learning to read is incredibly important, but not always easy. It is possible to help your child become a proficient reader without tears! Try some of these activities the next time you are reading with your child. By infusing a few fun elements, you can help your child develop a love of reading, promote crucial… Read More

Increase Your Childʼs Reading Proficiency Through Sight Words

You may have heard educators mention the phrase “sight words” or “high frequency words”. Do you know what they are or how they can help your child with reading? If not, youʼre not alone. Sight words, sometimes referred to as high frequency words, are words that occur frequently in the English language. Sight words can… Read More

D’Nealian Alphabet Tracing Worksheets for Uppercase Letters A to Z

d'nealian alphabet tracing letters

Print these free alphabet tracing worksheets for uppercase letters A to Z.  These practice sheets will help your preschoolers learn hand control and the correct formation of the letters of the alphabet.  These are the D’Nealian style letters.  Check with your child’s school to find out if they use D’Nealian or the standard block letters… Read More

D’Nealian Alphabet Tracing Worksheets for Lowercase A to Z

Print these free alphabet tracing worksheets for letters A to Z.  These practice sheets will help your preschoolers learn hand control and the correct formation of the letters of the alphabet.  This is the D’Nealian style letters.  Check with your child’s school to find out if they use D’Nealian or the standard block letters (Zaner-Bloser)… Read More

D’Nealian Alphabet Tracing Page to Print

This is a great printable worksheet for learning the letters of the Alphabet using the D’Nealian style letters.  Each pencil stroke is shown for this slanted letter style.  Be sure to check with your child’s school to find out which letter style they are using.  There is the standard block letter (Zaner-Bloser) and the slanted… Read More

Print and Cut Number Flashcards

Dragons & Dinosaurs Number Flashcards.  Make learning numbers and counting a fun activity with these cute flashcards.  Just print and cut.  Numbers 1 through 10. Numbers 1-4 Flashcards Numbers 5-8 Flashcards Numbers 9-10 Flashcards By learning | Filed under Educational Printables, Numbers | Tags: dinosaurs, DIY, dragons, flashcards, homeschool, kids, kindergarten, numbers, preschool, printable, readiness… Read More

Ways to Teach Your Child to Follow Directions

Before a child starts Kindergarten, they should learn to follow directions.  They will have a much easier time transitioning to the classroom if you, as parent, have helped them learn to listen and follow simple directions.  Both your child and his teacher will greatly benefit from this exercise and there are many fun ways to… Read More

Preschool Tracing Practice Worksheet

Let preschoolers practice their tracing skills with this fun worksheet.  They can help the little caterpillars get to their leaves.  Preschool Kindergarten readiness. Click  to print the Tracing Worksheet. By learning | Filed under Educational Printables | Tags: children, free, kids, kindergarten, practice, preparation, preschool, printable, school, tracing, worksheet | Leave a Comment Share

Vary Exercise for Physical & Mental Development of Your Child

Did you know that the more physical exercise your child gets, ed the more his brain develops?  Studies have shown that exercise actually helps further develop the areas of the brain that affect learning and memory.  Another good reason to limit time sitting around watching television or computer games.  Exercise also continues to help brain… Read More