School Readiness Activities
What is school readiness? It is never too early to start providing the kinds of experiences that will help your child enter school ready to succeed. “School readiness” refers to the academic knowledge, independence, communication, and social skills children need to do well in school. Getting your child ready for school requires you to spend time reading, talking, playing with your child, and completing the weekly activity sheet that your child's teacher sends home.
School Readiness Resources
- The role of the family in School Readiness
- Frequently asked questions about School Readiness
- Ready at Five School Readiness Activity Cards
Early Learning & Childhood Basics
Parent/Family Guide to a Successful Kindergarten Transition
Entering kindergarten will be a time of many changes for your child. Your child will have to adjust to new teachers, new children, new schedules and routines. Having a successful entry into kindergarten will help your child have a positive attitude about school and learning. Planning ahead will make this time less stressful for you and your child. Here are possible links to help you with this transition:
Website Resources for Families
Volunteers are important to the operation of our Head Start programs. Below are examples of ways you can help children and our program be successful by volunteering inside or outside of the classroom setting.
- Parent Committee
- Officer of the Parent Committee:
- Policy Council Representative
- Teacher's Aid
- Visit our "Volunteer" page to view the list of opportunities available.