We know that just before Kindergarten can be an exciting, yet anxious time for caregivers and children. This toolkit will help navigate the development skills needed for kindergarten readiness. The development of the whole child – physical, social, emotional, and cognitive – is an approach that values the human spirit and potential. While many of us focus on the basics of letter and number recognition or reading skills, kindergarten readiness encompasses many interconnected skills. On My Way to K with PBS KIDS has a whole-child approach to preparing children for kindergarten with resources that support all of the key developmental areas a child needs to be successful and become life-long learners.

HOW TO USE THIS RESOURCE: Each section of this caregiver-friendly toolkit includes:

• How I Grow – Descriptions and definitions of each develeopmental area

• Help Me Grow – Simple, affordable and developmentally appropriate strategies for caregivers esigned to nurture and empower children as they build confidence in their abilities

• Let’s Explore Together – Innovative television and mobile resources from your favorite PBS KIDS characters that provide caregivers the opportunity to model life- long learning

• PBS KIDS Activities – Fun, offline activities to encourage hands-on exploration and conversation

 

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