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Kindergarten

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School choice

Ready to tour kindergarten?

Before you go, watch to see what to look for — and what not to miss!


Parenting Dilemmas

Do parent cliques rule your school?

Feel left out of the PTA party? An exclusive group can harm parents, kids, and the entire school community.


Social Skills

All about friends

How to help your child make (and keep) friends


Parenting Dilemmas

Coach me?

Ever wondered if a parent coach could transform you into the parent you always hoped to be?


Book Reviews

12 best book series for new readers

Our picks should provide plenty of great reads for your kindergartner.


Reading

Reading basics (video)

Get the inside scoop on how a child learns to read, from letters and letter sounds to understanding a story.


Book Reviews

Classic books for your kindergartner

Get your child hooked on reading with these six memorable picks.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and writing

Your child may learn about invented spelling and learn how to hold a pencil properly this year.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and language arts

Look for students singing songs and learning the alphabet when you drop by language arts time.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and technology

Your child may get his first shot at using a keyboard and working with software this year.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and social studies

Kindergartners learn about national holidays and how the world is divided into countries.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and art

Expect your child to bring home lots of refrigerator-worthy artwork this year.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and music

Hear students singing and playing musical instruments when you visit during music time.


Academic Skills

Your kindergartner and PE

Kindergartners learn how to balance, throw beanbags, and play by the rules.


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