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Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten:
6 Early Learning Skills


Knowing the names of things.

An early learning skill your child needs for school success.

  • As you read a story discuss any words that may be unfamiliar to your child. Knowing what the words mean will enhance their understanding of the story.
  • Read informational books to your child. Talk about how things work, grow and change.
  • Speak to your child in the language that is most comfortable to you.
  • Learning words begins at birth and continues through life.

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