Life in Kindergarten — Cutting

Surprisingly enough cutting things with scissors is not a skill you instantly know how to do. It takes practice. Along with fine motor skills this is something children in the 3-5 year age group learn how to do. The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I foundContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Cutting”

Start your day right…

Google Calendar is my Bible right now since regular activities are coming back into existence as we come out of the COVID times. A great trick I recently discovered is that you can get a daily agenda sent to you in your email inbox. It’d be great to print out and post for the familyContinue reading “Start your day right…”

Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting

Introduction The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I found called 10 Kindergarten Readiness Skills Your Child Needs from 2013.  Despite the article being older, the areas it covers are still basic areas of study and behavior that should be paid attention to. Area 4: Number Recognition and CountingContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting”

Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds

Not only the letters on the page are important when talking about reading, but the sounds that each letter make are extremely important. I found this out myself when my son who is dyslexic was learning the letter sounds at about a third of the rate of other kids. That meant that after three yearsContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds”

Keys For Kindergarten Excellence

While I do believe teachers hold the magic tips and tricks to teaching your kindergartener, here are some things to think about when approaching your child’s kindergarten year.

How to Absolutely Use Google Calendar Like a Pro

A few years ago I wrote a great post called How to Absolutely Spring Break Like a Pro and it got me to think about what kinds of things I know how to do like a pro.   As a mom I’m more of a renaissance man, but one thing I know I’m good at isContinue reading “How to Absolutely Use Google Calendar Like a Pro”