|• Talk sing and play with your baby “face to face.”|
• Give baby time to play on the floor. Tummy Time helps baby to build up the muscles he/she needs to be able to sit up, crawl and walk.
• Offer your baby simple toys like rattles or baby links to reach for and hold.
|• Name toys, everyday objects and people as you go through the daily routines.|
• Read books, newspapers, even grocery ads & be a tool for learning new words and develop a connection between spoken words to everyday objects.
• Stack canned goods or create homemade blocks out of leftover packaging such as; tissue boxes, mac-n-cheese boxes, etc.
• Talk to your baby about what they do and about what you are doing as you go through the daily routines.
• Name toys, everyday objects and people as you go through the daily routines.
• In the car point out shapes, letters & colors that they see along the way.
School readiness is more than knowing letters and numbers. There are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when that child shows up for the first day of kindergarten. Experiences during these 2,000 days have a lasting impact on later learning, health and success.
School Readiness requires access to opportunities
School Readiness must be broadly defined
A Kindergarten Child:
Help your baby get ready for school
As the parent of a young child you want to prepare your child for school. Preparing your child for school really starts very early. You are your child’s first and most important teacher! Here are a few simple and fun activities you can do at home to prepare your child for school.
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