5 Kindergarten Readiness Tips + Free Download

This article is sponsored by New Horizon Academy.
NHA Kindergarten Readiness“Am I doing enough to prepare my child for kindergarten?”
“How will I know if my child is socially and emotionally ready for school?”
“Should my child wait a year to start kindergarten?”

Have you asked yourself these questions?

If you’re a parent of a young child, the answer is probably yes. At New Horizon Academy, kindergarten readiness is a primary concern of families, whether their children are infants or nearing preschool graduation. And for good reason – it’s important that children enter kindergarten with the proper academic, social, and emotional skills. This will help them succeed not only in kindergarten, but in their entire educational journey, and beyond!
The good news: preparing your child for kindergarten doesn’t have to be complicated. Simple at-home activities go a long way to help your child get ready for school. For more insight on kindergarten readiness, listen to this recent episode of the Parenting Pickup Podcast. Bev Bauman, who leads New Horizon Academy’s education department, discusses the different skill sets children should have when they enter kindergarten.

Free Download: 5 Activities to Promote Kindergarten Readiness

In addition to enrolling your child in an accredited pre-k program, there are several things you can do at home to prepare them for kindergarten. Download the free kindergarten readiness guide to learn 5 easy ways you can help prepare your child for kindergarten.

How New Horizon Academy Prepares Children for Kindergarten

According to a recent Teaching Strategies® GOLD® assessment, more than 9 out of 10 NHA pre-k children either met or exceeded the standards for kindergarten preparedness in all learning domains.

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New Horizon Academy’s preschool and pre-k curriculum focuses on the development of essential school-readiness skills, including social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and executive functioning. With experienced teachers, state-of-the-art classrooms, and a strong educational support team, New Horizon Academy will help your child thrive in kindergarten and beyond!
Schedule a tour at any of New Horizon Academy’s Des Moines-area schools to learn more.

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